International Programs Ambassadors connect to applicants by hosting virtual meetings, such as the IP London Launch in October, in which students get to know the other students in their program. The IP London Launch celebrated students' acceptance into the London program and provided information about studying abroad. Photo by Sawa Yamakawa Students who hoped to spend the spring … [Read more...] about Pepperdine International Programs Staff Work to Keep IP Alive
Washington, D.C., director Brian Swarts, his wife Izumi and their sons Shosuke and Hiroki smile for a family Christmas photo this past winter. The Swarts family faced several challenges due to COVID-19, including homeschooling and being unable to travel. Photos courtesy of Brian SwartsWashington, D.C., International Program Director Brian Swarts is passionate about travel, … [Read more...] about IP Director Update: Brian Swarts Looks To the Future in Washington, D.C.
Blue lights illuminate the White House after dark. Officials escorted former Pepperdine professor Andrew Peek off of White House grounds Jan. 17. Photo courtesy of Jean BeaufortOfficials escorted National Security Council’s senior director for European and Russian Affairs off White House grounds Jan. 17. The director, Andrew Peek, taught at Pepperdine's Washington D.C. … [Read more...] about Former Pepperdine Professor Removed from Trump Administration
Art by Madeline Duvall Food is a cornerstone of culture. When it comes to defining the foods of American culture, there are distinct cuisines and food options that vary from one part of the country to another. We left the comforts of Los Angeles’ taco trucks and In-N-Out burgers to spend this spring semester in our nation’s capitol, Washington D.C, for Pepperdine's study … [Read more...] about Comparing Culinary Culture from Coast to Coast
Photos by Julianna Lauro For the third year in a row, Pepperdine has been ranked by the Institute of International Education as the No. 1 university with more than 67 percent of Pepperdine students participating in a program during their time as students, according to the International Programs website. For some students, though, the opportunity to study abroad can create … [Read more...] about International Programs Students Face Academic, Financial Hardships