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Promises to Keep

Much has been written about challenges within American higher education. As one who has made a career of educating students, the criticism stings, especially when words are accurately aimed and hit their mark.

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Partnering for Progress

By Jonathan See, Chief Information Officer Technology plays an important role at Pepperdine University and in education worldwide. It transforms how we conduct business and serves as a great enabler in teaching and learning. It will do so more noticeably in years in come, and continue to automate and streamline …

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The Joy and Impact of Giving

I believe we intuitively know that it is better to give than to receive. Many grew up in homes where this principle was taught by parents. Some were never formally told this precept but nonetheless experienced it somewhere in life.

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Hatred and Fear

Charles Hall, dean of Pepperdine’s International Programs, explores the idea that studying abroad is a first step toward breaking down social boundaries.

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Spiritual Capital

Pepperdine University announced that same year plans for a new School of Public Policy that would focus first not on the federal government, but uniquely embrace President Clinton’s further conviction…

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A Higher Measure of Success

By Linda A. Livingstone Dean, Graziadio School of Business and Management This summer, legendary film producer Oliver Stone will release the sequel to his infamous 1987 film Wall Street. The original, which introduced pseudofictitious archetypical 80s Wall Street villain Gordon Gekko as the central character, portrayed how corporate raiders went …

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