News and Events
News & Events Recap
- A cross-discipline panel of industry experts and accomplished applied researchers shared the latest strategies for organizations to not only survive but thrive in the new reality of a post-recession world at the Center for Applied Research's inaugural symposium at the Graziadio School of Business and Management (GSBM). "Creating Value After a Down Economy" took place on August 31.
- Pop artist Andy Warhol redefined the boundaries between fine art and consumer culture in the 1960s with his iconic depictions of celebrities, such as Marilyn Monroe, and dollar signs. His work started off the Inspired by Fashion and Finance exhibition at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, which opened on August 28, exploring the great impact that fashion, finance, and socioeconomic themes have had on contemporary art.
- Members of the Seaver College class of 2014 experienced their first official days as Pepperdine students during New Student Orientation (NSO), held on the Malibu campus. NSO began Monday, Aug. 23 for international students, and Tuesday, Aug. 24 for all new students. Classes began Monday, Aug. 30.
- The Waves women’s soccer team began their 18th season on August. 20 with a home game against Fresno State, at Tari Frahm Rokus Field on the Malibu campus. The team then ventured to San Diego the following weekend for a two-day, four-team tournament that features Michigan, Arizona, and the host Toreros.
- Pepperdine University's chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, was named an "Honor Chapter" for its outstanding activities in 2009-10.
- Lynn Powers, president and CEO of Gaiam, Inc., addressed the graduating crowd at the Graziadio School of Business and Management's summer commencement ceremony on August 7; graduating MBA student Matthew Brewer presented the student address.
- The third issue of the 2010 Graziadio Business Report, which publishes four times annually, hit the Web and can be read, shared and commented on at http://gbr.pepperdine.edu.