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interdisciplinary minors

  

A Student’s Perspective on Wilkinson’s Interdisciplinary Minors Career Corner

June 28, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

This month’s Career Corner has been taken over by Wilkinson College senior, Amy Asmussen (Creative Writing major and Environmental Studies minor).  Wilkinson College’s growing portfolio of Interdisciplinary Minors, including Africana Studies, Law and Liberal Arts, Creative and Cultural Industries, Disability Studies, and Ethnic Studies, among others, represent the heart and soul of Chapman University—its liberal

A Fluid and Complicated Identity: Hispanic Heritage Month 

September 30, 2021 by Samantha De La O | News

By: Sam De La O and Talisa Flores The Latinx Staff and Faculty Forum hosted Meet New Faculty in Latinx Studies, a panel to kick off Hispanic/Latinx heritage month. Moderated by Dr. Ruben Espinoza, director of the Interdisciplinary Minor in Latinx and Latin American Studies, the panel featured three of Wilkinson College’s newest Latinx faculty

Ethnic Studies Minor Added to Wilkinson Curriculum 

May 18, 2021 by | News

In Fall 2021, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is adding Ethnic Studies to its growing list of Interdisciplinary Minors and Programs. “The minor is a general overview of ethnic studies, the history of why it developed, and how it reflects fundamental changes that occurred in the humanities and social sciences about issues

New Interdisciplinary Minors Prepare Chapman Students for Career Success

March 12, 2021 by Dawn Bonker | News

This academic year Chapman added four minors to its roster of more than 60, further enhancing the university’s tradition of personalized education. Two of the additions come from Wilkinson College, Africana Studies and Law and the Liberal Arts. A hallmark of these minors is an interdisciplinary curriculum, especially with Africana Studies. That was by design,

Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Advocacy

January 7, 2021 by Monroe Roush | News

Tami Chipeco ‘18 studied Environmental Science and Policy as an undergraduate. Following graduation, she took the opportunity to explore the intersection of her faith and environmental advocacy as the Ecological Discipleship Coordinator for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. This national Christian non-profit organization connects students on college campuses to empower and equip them to lead Bible studies,

The Fashion and Race Database The Fashion and Race Database provides an accessible, academic treatment to one of fashion’s most critical topics facing us today.

October 7, 2020 by Kathryn Bernhardt, BFA Creative Writing '21 | News

Rachel Kinnard teaches Fashion: Culture and Industry, one of the variations of CCI 304 Creative and Cultural Industries in Practice, and recently she’s also been working on a project called the Fashion and Race Database with the founder of the project, Kimberly Jenkins, professor of Fashion Studies at Ryerson University in Toronto. The Fashion and

Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery is awarded 2020 Casola Prize

September 17, 2020 by | News

Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery ’22, was recently awarded the prestigious 2020 Casola Prize from the Patrons of Italian Culture (PIC), a scholarship that provides financial support to outstanding students in the study of Italian language and culture at the university level. Montgomery’s submission letter outlined her journey with the Italian culture, including her hopes

Celebrating a Historic Milestone

August 14, 2020 by | News

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” One-hundred years ago, women from around the country fought, picketed, and were imprisoned to secure their constitutional right to vote. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Is Having a Minor Really a “Bonus?” The Value in a Minor

November 21, 2019 by | News

We know having a major is “majorly” important, but what about a minor? How valuable is a minor? What can declaring a minor do for you? According to a U.S.A. News report, “A college major carries considerable weight in higher education, shaping career paths and lives as students pursue work within a particular discipline. Undergraduate

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