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Pepperdine Athletics Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class

Six former student-athletes will be inducted into the Pepperdine University Athletics Hall of Fame this fall, as the department announced its 2014 inductees. more


Marcelo Ferreira Named Men's Tennis Head Coach

Marcelo Ferreira has been promoted to the position of head coach of the Pepperdine men's tennis team, as announced by director of athletics Steve Potts. more


Helen Easterling Williams Named Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology

We are pleased to share the news that Helen Easterling Williams has accepted our invitation to serve as the new dean of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology. more


Jonathan See Named "CIO of the Year" by Los Angeles Business Journal

Jonathan See, chief information officer of Pepperdine University, received the 2014 CIO of the Year Award at the annual Los Angeles Business Journal CIO/CTO Awards held on June 11 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. more


Per Nilsson Named Head Coach of Women's Tennis

Proven winner and championship-caliber coach Per Nilsson will lead the Pepperdine women's tennis team into a new era as he has been named to succeed Gualberto Escudero as the head coach. more


Pepperdine Appoints New Members to Board of Regents

Pepperdine University has added three new members to its Board of Regents, the governing board of the University. The new regents, Bill Ahmanson, John Lewis ('83), and Dee Anna Smith ('86), will help shape the direction of the University. In addition, two current regents, Jerry Cox and Terry Giles, have been given Life Regent status. more


Waves Baseball Takes on Texas Christian University at NCAA Super Regional

The Pepperdine baseball team will head to Fort Worth, Texas, to take on TCU in NCAA Super Regional action this week. This is the first NCAA Super Regional appearance for the Waves since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1999. more


Two Pepperdine Professors Receive Fulbright Research Grants

Two Pepperdine University faculty members, Robert Lloyd and Eric Hamilton, have received Fulbright grants through the organization's Core program. more


Waves Sand Volleyball Team Wins Second AVCA National Championship

On Saturday, May 3, for the second time in three seasons, the Pepperdine sand volleyball team raised the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship trophy after defeating Florida State 3-2 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. more


Five Seaver Alumni Earn Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Five recent Seaver College graduates have joined the elite rank of Fulbright Scholars, one of the most prestigious scholarly awards worldwide. more


Tennis Head Coach Gualberto Escudero Steps Down After 37 Years

After 37 years as head coach of the Waves women's tennis team, Gualberto Escudero announced today he will step down from his current role at the end of the 2014 season. more


Princeton Review Names Pepperdine One of the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in the Country

Pepperdine University was named as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the US and Canada in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges." more


Rick Marrs Named Provost of Pepperdine University

Rick Marrs, dean of Seaver College, has been named the new provost of Pepperdine University. The appointment is effective August 1, 2014, upon the retirement of Darryl Tippens, who has served as Pepperdine's chief academic officer since 2001. more


Straus Institute Ranked Number One in Dispute Resolution for 10th Consecutive Year

Pepperdine School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution was recently ranked the number one dispute resolution program in the nation by US News & World Report for the 10th consecutive year. more


Pepperdine Ranked Among US News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools"

In US News & World Report's 15th annual ranking of "America's Best Graduate Schools," both the School of Law and the Graziadio School of Business and Management were listed among the top graduate schools in the nation. more


Waves of Innovation Winners Announced

The winners of the first round of Waves of Innovation were announced at the Waves of Innovation Talks last night, Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Smothers Theatre, Malibu. more


School of Public Policy Welcomes Spring Distinguished Visiting Professors

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Karen Elliott House will join historian Victor Davis Hanson as the Spring 2014 William E. Simon Distinguished Visiting Professors. In addition, former Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks has been named the Maldonado Fellow for the Spring 2014 semester. more


Pepperdine Athletics Announces New Women's Volleyball Head Coach

Three-time Pepperdine All-American, NCAA champion, and Olympic gold medalist Troy Tanner will take over the reins of the Waves' women's volleyball team. more


Pepperdine Hosts Holiday Service Projects

This holiday season, service initiatives continued the scope of service to avenues of generosity, and purpose-filled members of Pepperdine's five schools served familiar organizations to express their instinct to give. more


Professor Craig Detweiler's New Music Documentary Airing on ABC

On November 10, ABC affiliates across the United States began airing Professor Craig Detweiler's latest documentary film, '[un]Common Sounds.' The film, which will be broadcast in over 100 cities, explores how music can be used to foster peace between Muslims and Christians. more


Nina Matthies Announces Retirement from Indoor Volleyball

Although the Hall of Fame coach will continue to guide the Waves' national championship-winning sand volleyball team, Matthies has announced that the 2013 indoor volleyball season will be her last. more


Pepperdine Excels in Latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate Report

The Pepperdine University Department of Athletics continues to excel in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate report, which the national organization released on Thursday. more


Pepperdine University Welcomes New Chaplain

Pepperdine University has announced Sara Barton as its new University chaplain. Barton brings more than 15 years of diverse ministerial experience to her new role at Pepperdine. more


Pepperdine Wins Google Online Marketing Award

Three recent Seaver College graduates were selected as winners of the Google Online Marketing Challenge in the "Google+ Social Media Marketing" category. more


Recent Pepperdine Alumni Earn Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Three recent Seaver College graduates and one GSEP alumna have joined the elite rank of Fulbright Scholars, one of the most prestigious scholarly awards worldwide. more


World-Renowned Musicians Join Fine Arts Faculty

This fall highly acclaimed musicians Lynn Harrell and Alexander Treger will join Pepperdine University's fine arts faculty as the new Artists in Residence. more


School of Public Policy Hosts Forum "The Broadband Technology Explosion"

On June 20, 2013, the Pepperdine School of Public Policy hosted a forum "The Broadband Technology Explosion: Rethinking Communications Policy for a Mobile Broadband World," at the Quadrus Conference Center in Menlo Park, California. more


Regent Mark Kirk Passes

The Pepperdine community was saddened to learn of the passing of Mark Kirk, a member of the Pepperdine University Board of Regents, at age 55. more


Pepperdine Appoints Three New Members to the Board of Regents

Pepperdine University has announced three new additions to its 40-member Board of Regents, the governing board of the University. Peter James Johnson, Jr., Kimberly Lindley, and John Plueger have accepted the role of helping to shape the direction of the University. In addition, Pepperdine's fourth president, William S. Banowsky, has been named Life Regent. more


Pepperdine Welcomes Distinguished Visiting Scholar Richard Mouw

Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, will begin a yearlong appointment as Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Pepperdine University at the start of the 2013-14 academic year. more


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