President's Speaker Series speaker Byron Johnson presents on the impact of faith on the incarcerated. He will continue his research on the impact of faith on prisoners with Pepperdine's Center for Faith and Common Good. Photo courtesy of Grant DillionPepperdine welcomed the second speaker of the President’s Speaker Series, Baylor University Professor of Social Sciences … [Read more...] about Byron Johnson Discusses Human Flourishing and New Center at President’s Speaker Series
Photo courtesy of Pepperdine In the first COVID-19 update email of the new year, President Jim Gash shared some personal news with the community sharing his own positive test for COVID-19. Jim Gash and his wife, Joline Gash, tested positive the morning of Jan. 4, after experiencing "mild symptoms" late last week, Jim Gash wrote. Jim Gash shared that the couple had come … [Read more...] about President Gash and Family Test Positive for COVID-19
Photo by Hadley Biggs Junior Erin Miller leans over her laptop, typing a paper that was due 15 minutes ago. It is 11 p.m. This is the first time she has had time to work on homework all day. She was in class in the morning and then had work in the Convocation office following her class. In the afternoon, she had to work on the schedule for the next Veritas meeting. She then … [Read more...] about Is Overcommitment a Good Thing?
Photos courtesy of Pepperdine School of Public Policy U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos paid a visit to the Pepperdine School of Public Policy this week to discuss her life, American education policy and leadership. A standing ovation welcomed the secretary in the School of Public Policy’s Wilburn Auditorium Wednesday night as part of their “Patricia Tagliaferri … [Read more...] about School of Public Policy Hosts Secretary of Education Betsy Devos
Video by Marisa Dragos Pepperdine's University Events team hosted a student-focused celebration on Sept. 26 for the Inauguration of President Gash. The event included food trucks, activities and a presentation featuring real wolves. President and First Lady Gash mingled with students throughout the event and participated in a version of the "Newlywed Game," leading to … [Read more...] about Students Celebrate Inauguration of President Gash