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Inspired by Mentors and Indigenous Heritage, She Helps Students Find Their Way For Edna (Best) Yokum ’09, teaching where she’s needed most is a commitment and a calling as she pays forward the support she received from Chapman professors.

November 8, 2022 by Dennis Arp | News

When Edna (Best) Yokum ’09 introduces herself to strangers, she uses both English and the Indigenous language of her Osage heritage as she embraces the name a tribal elder gave her. “I am Son-se gra Footprints in the Woods,” she says, “from the Grayhorse District of the Osage Nation.” When she was a child, her

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni of 2022 The Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson-Cano '99

October 26, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently honored its Distinguished Alumni of 2022, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson-Cano (’99, Religious Studies and English Literature). Halverson-Cano, currently serving as a pastor of Irvine United Congregational Church, is a progressive social justice leader in Orange County, active in numerous causes. She is a successful female

Wounded Land: Unbroken Spirit of Ukraine Alum Documents the Lives of Ukrainians During War with Russia

October 10, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College alum, Scott Marshutz ‘87 (English major with a journalism emphasis) started Marshootz Productions in 2017, producing documentary films that have tackled subjects such as the desalination project in Huntington Beach, endangered marine life on Mataking Island in Malaysia, and Let ‘Em Play, the story of four Southern California para-athletes who advance into the

The Art and Craft of Graphic Design

June 9, 2022 by | News

Alice Premeau ’22, the winner of Chapman’s annual State of the University poster contest, shares her creative process, love of purple, and how the past informs the future. Each year, Chapman University President Daniele Struppa announces a poster contest to the students in the Advanced Graphic Design Course, in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and

Mitchell Rosenberg ’19 Serves on White House Advance Team

June 9, 2022 by Staci Dumoski | News

After graduating from Chapman with degrees in Television Writing & Production and Political Science, Mitchell Rosenberg ’19 moved to Sacramento, to work as an Assistant Legislative Deputy in Governor Gavin Newsom’s office. But, thanks to a referral from a fellow Chapman alumnus, he’s making the leap from state government to federal, in his new position

Career Corner: A Distinguished Career Fighting for Health Equity

February 23, 2022 by Carolyn Holt | News

Every year Chapman recognizes alumni who have succeeded exceptionally in their respective fields. René Bennett (Political Science: International Relations BA ‘05, minor in Economics and Honors) in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is the Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for 2021. Bennett, according to Political Science Professor Ronald Steiner,  is “a real role

Career Champion 2022 Career Corner

January 26, 2022 by | News

  Dr. Ann Gordon, Associate Professor of Political Science in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is our 2022 Faculty Career Champion! In addition to teaching classes in Research Design and American Politics, Dr. Gordon is also the Director of the Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Research Laboratory and the Director

Video Resume- A Trending Fad or the Future? Career Corner

November 29, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

For the majority of students and alumni out there, a video resume seems like a scary prospect. For those who find the job hunt exhausting and are yearning for a new way to stand out, a video resume may be the most creative way yet. The concept of a video resume recently attracted the attention

Career Corner Successful Artist Alumni

September 27, 2021 by Carolyn Holt | News

Throughout the fall semester, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is hosting a virtual series featuring several alumni from the Department of Art that offers students insight into each alum’s individual journey to becoming successful in their art career.  I spoke to a few of the upcoming presenters to hear how the Department

Alum Adam Daniel Martinez on Remyth: A Postmodernist Ritual

September 27, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Adam Daniel Martinez (MA English/MFA Creative Writing ‘14) recently published a collection of poetry, Remyth: A Postmodernist Ritual. A first-generation Chicano college student, Martinez co-founded Pour Vida, a digital literary zine, while a student in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Martinez has written and performed music for over 15 years and currently

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