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Dolores Returns!

On September 19, Founder’s Day 2012, Dolores, the beloved mascot and guardian angel-cherub of the original George Pepperdine College campus in South Los Angeles, was unveiled in a special ceremony in Adamson Plaza on the Malibu campus, restored to the full glory of her 1941 debut. Set upon a quatrefoil …

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2010 Bible Lectures

Participants enjoyed a robust schedule of lectures, classes, presentations, performances, and conversations centered on this year’s theme, “The Hero of the Story: The Book of Acts Revisited.”

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Welcome Home Mr. Pepperdine

Founder George Pepperdine has a new, permanent place at the University: overlooking the Mullin Town Square fountain in the middle of the Malibu campus. A life-sized, bronze statue of Mr. Pepperdine sits atop Barney’s Bench, named for beloved alumnus and football star Barney Barnhart (‘50). Positioned between the crosses of …

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Malibu Campus Makeover

Beauty, technology, and environmental stewardship came together in Pepperdine’s recent Malibu campus renovation project, which included major renovations to existing facilities and the addition of new classrooms and outdoor gathering areas. A total of 176,138 sq. ft. of space was enhanced or newly built in establishing what University administrators call …

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Guitar Hero

After a stirring final performance with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Emanuele Buono, 21, of Italy was crowned winner of the prestigious Parkening International Guitar Competition on May 30. Buono received the $30,000 Stotsenberg Prize, the Gold Medal, and a paved path to international renown in the classical guitar world. …

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In Search of a Few Bucks

Web Exclusive Listen to a discussion with Weisman Museum director Michael Zakian about the exhibit. Art lovers sought refuge from the troubled economy this winter at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, where a new exhibit put currency on the canvas. “Robert Dowd: Pop Art Money,” on display January …

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