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Wilkinson Welcomes Prexy Nesbitt Presidential Fellow in Peace Studies

September 27, 2019 by | Peace

This fall Wilkinson College welcomed Prexy Nesbitt back to campus as a Presidential Fellow in Peace Studies. Born on Chicago’s West Side, “Prexy” (Rozell W.) Nesbitt has spent more than five decades as an educator, activist, and speaker on Africa, foreign policy, and racism. Prexy’s career has also included extensive consulting and training on class,

2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony

May 10, 2019 by | News

Earlier this week students were honored at the 2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone! (Click here to see some pictures) History Departmental Honors Griffee Albaugh Jake Naturman John Giammona Wilber History Outstanding Student Award Griffee Albaugh Lee Estes Best Conference Paper Award

2018 Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony

May 8, 2018 by | News

Last week Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the 2018 Annual Henley Awards. Here is a list of all the award winners. Congratulations to them all. History Department Departmental Honors Natalie Figueroa, Paige Gulley, Lara Jacobson, Bridget McConaughy History Outstanding Student Award Paige Gulley Lee Estes Best Conference Paper Award Lara Jacobson

We Need to Live for Each other Author Carl Wilkens

October 26, 2017 by | News

The Department of Peace Studies invites you to hear author Carl Wilkens, I’m Not Leaving, a story about Rwanda through the eyes of the only American to remain in the country through the 1994 genocide. Join us on Monday, November 6 at 7 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404 to hear his incredible story.  

Education Through Experience: Seeing Beyond the Divide

September 28, 2017 by | News

By Muhammad Karkoutli, ‘(20) Political Science Major A mosque and a synagogue standing side by side, commemorating the same prophet, yet divided in bitter conflict. One could not distinguish between the sincerity in the reverence for tradition in either holy site.  The mannerisms, etiquette, and atmosphere were almost identical in the Cave of the Patriarchs

Apocalypse Soon? With Dr. Bernd Fischer

September 22, 2016 by | News

Please join Wilkinson College and the Peace Studies Department on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to hear The Honorable Dr. Bernd Fischer, Presidential Fellow in Peace Studies. He will discuss the state of world affairs and what impact it has on us. Dr. Fischer has been involved with Foreign Service and his career has included: German

2015 Henley Award Ceremony Winners!

May 12, 2015 by | News

Just a few minutes ago, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the Twenty-Third Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony in Argyros Forum. Students from the departments of Political Science, Peace Studies, Sociology, History and Communication Studies were honored with awards. Below is a list of the winners and their

Lecture and Social Hour with Paul Arthur, Dec. 3

November 18, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Peace Studies Program invite you to a lecture with Paul Arthur , “‘The Mystic Chords of Memory’ – Moving Beyond Conflict” on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 201. Paul Arthur is a scholar of peace and conflict issues. He

Beyond Zionism: Hope for Peace in Palestine, Nov. 18

November 6, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of Political Science and Peace Studies present, Beyond Zionism: Hope for Peace in Palestine, a talk by Miko Peled, author of the General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine – on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404. ABOUT THE

Join Us for the Albert Schweitzer Exhibition Dedication, Nov. 4

October 15, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Albert Schweitzer Institute invite you to the Albert Schweitzer Exhibition Dedication on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in The Charles and Nora Hester Faculty Senate Boardroom, Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum, Room 201. In 1978, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ellerbrock, encouraged

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