Pepperdine Women’s Lacrosse wrapped up another season of competition in the Western Women’s Lacrosse League against Biola University on April 3. The team is hoping for more recognition on campus, Head Coach Scott Cohen said.
The university’s response plan to the Omicron variant poses significant health and safety risks for faculty members. Following similar policies from neighboring universities could have been beneficial in mitigating the risk of COVID-19.
The No. 7 Pepperdine Women’s Tennis program opened the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in dominant fashion Jan. 29, defeating Columbia 4-0 in the first-ever meeting between the schools. The team bested Norte Dame the next day in the second round of play.
New tenure-track professor Fabian Scalzo brings greater awareness to Artificial Intelligence at Pepperdine in securing the Keck Science Grant to improve the computer labs and introducing a new Human-Centered AI Conference. Scalzo has taught for the past seven years and loves to combine teaching with AI and data science.
Graduate student Parsa Peykar fulfills dream by publishing his third novel, “The Bird From the Kingdom of Heaven,” in February in his home country of Iran. The book is about the notion of freedom, with illustrations drawn by inmates from Twin Towers Correctional Facility, where he volunteered for three years.
Waves Women’s Tennis played three top-six teams in the country at ITA Indoors, advancing to the semifinals. Despite being without No. 1 Ashley Lahey, newcomers stepped up for Pepperdine.
Pepperdine women’s soccer played its first game since the fall of 2019 this past Sunday as they begin their spring season in the COVID-19 era. It has been 450 days since Pepperdine women’s soccer played a game.
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As COVID-19 continues to spread, the U.S. ranks highest in terms of total cases and total deaths worldwide. The Pepperdine community faces new challenges as the virus progresses.
Political science lecturer William “Ajax” Peris came under fire in June for using a racial slur in class at the University of California, Los Angeles. Now Peris is teaching political science at Pepperdine and will continue to do so through spring semester, according to an email by the Seaver dean.