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Summer 2020

Volume 12   |   Issue 2

Class of 2020 - Pepperdine Magazine

When the global coronavirus outbreak shifted the nation’s classrooms from traditional to digital, Pepperdine educators found themselves ahead of the curve

Strength of a City - Pepperdine Magazine

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Los Angeles County—the largest in the nation—with extraordinary force. HSAC@SPP provides the cross-sector resources to manage the economic impact of the crisis

The Pepperdine Protocol - Pepperdine Magazine

Whether strategizing, closely monitoring, or actively responding to a threat to campus, Pepperdine’s Emergency Operations Committee leads with community at its core


The Promise of mRNA Vaccines - Pepperdine Magazine

A worldwide effort is underway to develop effective vaccines for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. After 30 years of development, will the promise of engineered mRNAs rise to the challenge?

Business Not as Usual - Pepperdine Magazine

A group of Pepperdine experts weigh in on how workers will fare in the new employment landscape of a post-pandemic world

Playing the Long Game - Pepperdine Magazine

As both the collegiate and professional sports worlds consider how they might resume regular programming post-pandemic, Pepperdine Athletics examines the current reality of live events

Together Apart - Pepperdine Magazine

Organization development specialists offer their communities ways to connect deeply during isolation

A Time to Mourn - Pepperdine Magazine

Is there room for our grief in God’s plan? Through the lens of faith, Christian scholars and ministers explore the healing powers of confessing what many try to conceal

Inspiration in Isolation - Pepperdine Magazine

Away from their Malibu art studio and their supplies, fine arts students create while coping with the coronavirus pandemic

Heroes Among Us - Pepperdine Magazine

Pepperdine Magazine is the feature magazine for Pepperdine University and its growing community of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends.

Comedy in Tragedy - Pepperdine Magazine

Steven Sultanoff, adjunct psychology faculty at GSEP and an international expert in therapeutic uses of humor, shares the healing power of a good laugh.



Inside Voices

Living through the polio epidemic has given me a unique perspective in facing the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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