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Pepperdine in the News
Posted April 28, 2009
Future TV (Lebanon), Apr. 24, 2009 - Khalil Jahshan, executive director of the Washington, D.C. Internship Program, was interviewed about the emerging political differences between the United States and Israel regarding the pursuit of peace in the Middle East. In addition, he was interviewed by Radio Monte Carlo (France) on April 23 regarding the Obama Administration's revised policy on torture and the political and legal implications of that change.
Mandan News, Apr. 24, 2009 - Seaver College student Anjel Helms was the subject of an article titled, "Helms Earns Fulbright Scholarship," in which her hometown newspaper profiled the graduating biology and biochemistry major who was recently named a Fulbright Scholar. Read the article.
San Diego Union Tribune, Apr. 23, 2009 - Karen Martin, Frank R. Seaver Chair in Natural Science, was quoted in an article titled, "Nighttime the Right Time to Watch the Grunion Run," in which she commented on the behavior and chosen habitats of the Grunion fish, a species local to California and Mexico. Read the article.
BBC Radio, Apr. 16, 2009 - Khalil Jahshan, executive director of the Washington, D.C. Internship Program, discussed the recent visit to the Middle East by presidential envoy George Mitchell who is attempting to resuscitate Arab-Israeli peace talks on behalf of the Obama Administration. Jahshan has also appeared on Al-Jazeera to explain the political fall-out from the remarks of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano that U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were at risk for being recruited by domestic right-wing radical groups.
Jewish Journal, Apr. 15, 2009 - Vice chancellor Michael Warder was quoted in an article titled, "Christian University Establishes Jewish Studies Program, Jewish Scholarship," in which he commented on Pepperdine's multi-faith environment. Read the article.
Al-Jazeera, Saudi TV Channel I, Press TV, Israeli TV, Saudi Channel II, Radio Orient and Monte Carlo Radio, Apr. 6 to 11, 2009 - Khalil Jahshan, executive director of the Washington, D.C. Internship Program, appeared on multiple programs to discuss various aspects of U.S. policies in the Middle East, including President Barack Obama's trip to Turkey and his speech before the Turkish parliament.
Ventura County Star, Apr. 5, 2009 - Seaver College students Danny Cho and Bobby Boss were mentioned in an article titled, "Green Issues the Focus of 25th Youth Congress," which highlighted their work with native and non-native species' of newt in Malibu Creek, as they shared their expertise with teenagers from the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation Youth Congress. Read the article.
Posted April 9, 2009
National Review Online, Apr. 8, 2009 - James Q. Wilson, Ronald Reagan Professor of Public Policy, was mentioned in an article titled, "Mind-changing Books," in which his books on crime are called "a strong dose of hard facts that counter mushy rhetoric." Read the article.