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Seaver College Hosts 2014 Commencement

Seaver College will host its 2014 commencement ceremony Saturday, Apr. 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Alumni Park, Malibu. more

Center for the Arts Presents Aimee Mann and Billy Collins

In a world premiere event, Oscar-nominated songwriter and indie music star Aimee Mann will team join former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins for an evening of acoustic music and spoken word/poetry at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 16, at Smothers Theatre. more

Pepperdine Chamber Choir Performs Pre-European Tour Concert

Pepperdine's top-tier auditioned choir will perform a repertoire of stunning, mostly a cappella sacred music Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Stauffer Chapel, Malibu. more

Office of the Chaplain Hosts University Easter Week Service

All community members are invited to the Annual Easter Service, sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, held on Monday, Apr. 14, at 12:30 p.m. in Stauffer Chapel. more

Fine Arts Division and Mary Pickford Foundation Present "Up Against the Screen: New Music with Film"

On Saturday, Apr. 12, the Mary Pickford Foundation Music Project will culminate with a performance of three world premieres of the student composers' silent film scores at the outdoor Amphitheater on the Malibu campus. more

Center for the Arts Presents "Wonderment" Studio Art Thesis Exhibition

The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art will present "Wonderment -- The Studio Art Thesis Exhibition" from April 10 through April 26, 2014. more

Fine Arts Division Presents the Pepperdine Orchestra and Choir Masterworks Concert

The Pepperdine Orchestra and Concert Choir will perform together at the Masterworks Concert on Thursday, Apr. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Smothers Theatre. 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

Pepperdine Celebrates Sustainability With Earth Day 2014

Pepperdine's Center for Sustainability, along with Dining Services and the student-led Green Team, will host Pepperdine Earth Day festivities on Wednesday, Apr. 2, with an array of specialized booths and events at Mullin Town Square on the Malibu campus. more

Ken LaZebnik Presents "Hollywood Digs: An Archaeology of Shadows"

On Monday, Mar. 31, at 4 p.m. in the Payson Library Surfboard Room, Ken LaZebnik, director for Library Advancement and Public Affairs, will read from his new book, "Hollywood Digs: An Archaeology of Shadows." more

Pepperdine Hosts Screening of The Cuban Dream

A screening of The Cuban Dream, a documentary that follows Seaver and School of Public Policy alumnus Luke Salas ('07, MPP '10) on his journey to become the first Cuban-American to play in Cuba's system of baseball since 1961, will take place Friday, Mar. 28, at 7:30pm in Elkins Auditorium, Malibu. more

Fifth Annual REELSTORIES FilmFest Showcases Student Filmmaking

In its fifth year as the hub of creativity at Pepperdine, the annual student-led film festival REELSTORIES will take place Friday Jan. 31, at 5 p.m. in Mullin Town Square. more

Pepperdine Libraries Hosts Author Jeanne Murray Walker

Jeanne Murray Walker, poet, playwright, and teacher, will read from her new memoir, The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer's, as well as selections from her poetry, when she appears at Payson Library on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m. more

Spirit of Uganda Ensemble Performs at Smothers Theatre

Dancing, singing, and drumming, the musicians of Spirit of Uganda will share their message of hope at Smothers Theatre, Malibu, Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. more

Center for the Arts Hosts Acoustic Guitarist Andy McKee

Andy McKee, the self-taught musician from Topeka who has emerged as one of the world's finest acoustic guitar soloists, will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, at Smothers Theatre on the Malibu campus. more