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From Our Eyes: Chapman’s Model UN Team earns Honorable Mention in New York City

May 2, 2023 by Emma Walker | News

By Emma Walker (‘25 Political Science B.A. & Peace Studies B.A. & Honors Program minor) Chapman University’s Model UN team, led by Dr. Hilmi Ulas, was named “Honorable Mention” at the 2023 Model UN Conference in New York City in April where hundreds of teams participated. The Model UN Conference brings together thousands of college

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Daniel Canogar’s “Pareidolia” Multimedia Artwork Unveiled at Chapman University

April 27, 2023 by Staci Dumoski | News

On April 13, the Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences unveiled its newest artwork installation, “Pareidolia,” by internationally renowned multimedia artist Daniel Canogar. The artwork, which is displayed in the lobby of the Becket Building, was commissioned thanks to a grant from the National

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Pilgrimage to Broken Mountain: Nahua Sacred Journeys in Mexico’s Huasteca Veracruzana

April 21, 2023 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

The Department of Religious Studies recently hosted anthropologists Alan and Pamela Sandstrom for the annual Huntington Memorial Lecture. They presented their field research from their latest book, Pilgrimage to Broken Mountain: Nahua Sacred Journeys in Mexico’s Huasteca Veracruzana which traces the couple’s decades-long journey integrating themselves into studying the Nahua people and their culture. “It’s

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Razzano Family Legacy Gift Strengthens the Future of Italian Studies at Chapman University

April 21, 2023 by Dr. Federico Pacchioni | News

Mr. Razzano is a third-generation Italian American with ancestral roots in Campania, Italy. In 2018, he met Dr. Federico Pacchioni, the founding director of the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research, while attending the Italian Perspectives series. Impressed by the Italian Studies Program at Chapman, the two men struck up a friendship. After a

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Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor During World War II

April 21, 2023 by Amy Asmussen | News

Wilkinson College of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences invited Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz, a research historian at the National WWII Museum specializing in the home front and civil-military relations during World War II, to discuss her book, Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor During World War II with Wilkinson students, faculty, and staff. Hinnershitz

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Chapman Students Find New Power in the Work of Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad

April 11, 2023 by Dennis Arp | News

As a broadcast journalism student and documentary filmmaker, Tess Martinelli ’24 knows her way around an on-camera interview. Still, it’s not every day that she gets to sit down with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad. “Initially, the idea of interviewing her was a bit overwhelming,” Martinelli acknowledged. “But after meeting her, my nerves immediately

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Colors of Home: Integrating Interdisciplinary Thinking and Creative Practices

April 11, 2023 by Isabella Broome | News

In January 2023, a mural was installed outside of the Cross Cultural Center in Argyros Forum created by Los Angeles based artist, Damin (Zaoone) Lujan, in collaboration with students from Professors Rachelle Chuang and Bernie Dickson’s experimental Graphic Design course. The mural, Colors of Home, spans across an entire wall, incorporating cultures and symbols representing

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Makena Metz Wins 2023 James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award

April 7, 2023 by David Krausman | News

Makena Metz (Dual MA English / MFA Creative Writing ‘23) has been awarded the highest honor for graduate students at Chapman University, The James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award. The award is conferred annually to the outstanding graduating master’s and doctoral students with distinguished records of academic accomplishment, scholarship, and/or service. The names of the award recipients are

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Faculty Books: Rim to River

April 7, 2023 by | News

Wilkinson College English professor Tom Zoellner (whose Island on Fire: The Revolt that Ended Slavery in the British Empire won the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award for the best nonfiction book) recently published Rim to River: Looking into the Heart of Arizona – a story about his 46-day journey hiking through the redrock country

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Graduate Research: Humanization of the Refugee 

April 7, 2023 by David Krausman | News

Ani Gazazyan (She/Her) MA English ‘23 LinkedIn @anigazazyan on Instagram Ani Gazayan is a proud Armenian American who was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. She received her BA in English from California State University, Northridge and moved to Orange, CA to pursue her MA at Chapman University. She is

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