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Spring Training

Perched atop the vast, almost endless Camelback Ranch baseball facility in Glendale, Arizona, Seaver College students have traveled to hear baseball history come alive through the real-life stories, names, and numbers shared by Ned Colletti, senior advisor to the president of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more about this unique mentorship …

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Space Study

A familiar sight beloved by Pepperdine students past and present, the curved staircase at the entrance of Payson Library has led thousands of visitors to the vast and limitless opportunities that have enriched their scholarship. As part of the Campus Life Project renovations, in fall 2017 this cavernous entryway will …

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Praising Hymn

Christians from around the world congregated at Stauffer Chapel in Malibu to participate in fellowship and worship by singing sacred hymns a cappella together during The Ascending Voice IV, a three-day choral festival dedicated to uniting an international community of believers through heartfelt music and engaging theological discussions. Pictured: Keith …

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Home Run

Brie Carroll (’09) made Waves history when she achieved record-breaking stats on the women’s track team as a Seaver College student. Last fall a group of alumni athletes were invited to Pepperdine to participate in the first cross country meet of the season in Alumni Park. Carroll, who had just …

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Let Freedom Wave

Since 2008 visitors to the Waves of Flags installation on the Malibu campus have paused to reflect on the lives lost in the 9/11 attacks. On Friday, September 11, 2015, the expansive lawn of Alumni Park was once again home to the annual tradition that honors the memory of the 2,977 victims, with one …

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Hoop Legacy

While at an away game in Seattle, Washington, at the end of the 2014-2015 season, the men’s basketball team met Charles “Buck” Smith (’47), a 94-year-old alumnus who played basketball at Pepperdine during the 1941–1942 and 1942–1943 seasons. Photo credit: Roger Horne

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Salt of the Earth

During an educational field trip while studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a group of International Programs students took a long and bumpy overnight bus ride to a place where the soil meets the sky.

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Surf’s Up

Students gather at 7 a.m. on Zuma Beach to participate in Surf Chapel, a new Convocation program that
takes place on the Malibu shore.

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Project Serve 2014

English is a valuable skill in Nicaragua, with too few teachers to meet the need. A team of 20  Pepperdine students traveled over spring break to the town of Jinotega to give school-age children a chance to learn and practice English language skills.

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Les Misérables

In one of the first college performances of the classic musical, Cathy Thomas-Grant directed the student and community cast in seven sold-out shows of the Fine Arts Division production.

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Deer Spotting

Visitors, take note: you may cross paths with some furry, four-legged creatures on campus. One of the surprising—and spectacular— features of Pepperdine’s Malibu location is the friendly population of mule deer that roams the hills.  

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Game On!

Pepperdine University proudly hosted the 2013 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball West Regional Championship at the STAPLES Center March 28 and 30.

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