Pepperdine faces challenges in recruitment and competition with some facilities. Still, administrators say it’s “not where you are, it’s who you are.”
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Dean of International Programs Beth Laux decided to step down from her role, wrote Dean of Seaver College Michael Feltner in a May 23 email to the Pepperdine community. The University and the International Programs office intend to search for a replacement, while providing students with a smooth transition in the upcoming year.
Pepperdine’s Malibu campus architecture creates barriers to equal access for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Community members shared their experiences in navigating campus, advocating for change and steps they want administrators to take to make campus accessible.
As masking mandates begin to lift in California schools, educators discuss how students have coped emotionally through the pandemic. Teachers discuss students who were stripped of basic social-learning skills and the consequences of isolation as they returned to classrooms.
Closed-note exams hold students back from learning skills they will need in their careers. All exams should be open-note to teach people how to be resourceful and find reliable information quickly, as well as to ease unnecessary anxiety.
Laurie Nelson has retired after a 50-year tenure at Pepperdine. Nelson highlights her time with interacting with students and aiding them with their goals.
Seaver College celebrated the class of 2022’s graduation ceremony April 30 on Alumni Park. The ceremony honored the graduates achievements but also inspired hope for the future.
Pepperdine’s New Fitness Center was projected to open in Summer 2022, due to construction delays. The fitness center will open Friday April 22, with a grand opening in the fall 2022 semester.
Relationships are made up of individual moments that have the power to define them. A single moment could mean the difference between a lifelong relationship or a broken one.
The world of athletics is full of moments of high-stakes competition, hardship, camaraderie and more. Five athletes describe how the moments they experienced in sports shaped their lives.