This issue recognizes leaders who work both in the spotlight and behind the scenes. Our collection of 40 outstanding alumni features bridge builders, storytellers, and advocates who are truly and intentionally living out the University mission in their respective fields. School of Law professor Derek Muller shares his take on American politics and the 2016 presidential race and Graziadio School of Business and Management professor Bernice Ledbetter examines leadership from a perspective of faith.

Features

A clinical psychology program at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology has graduated its first cohort of students trained to work with Latina/o families and communities.
An election law expert shares his take on American politics and the 2016 presidential race.
In our inaugural list, see how extraordinary young alumni are making a difference in their communities and careers.
In the second edition of her co-authored book, Graziadio School of Business and Management professor Bernice Ledbetter examines leadership from a perspective of faith.

Snapshot

Community

A biologist’s encounter with a wild animal leads to the exploration of a species new to New York City.
After watching his dental office burn to the ground, a George Pepperdine College alumnus started a new career in the Third World and widened his own worldview.
A lifelong sports enthusiast leads fellow fans as the voice of the Los Angeles Rams.
A Pepperdine volleyball player becomes the national voice for NCAA Division I student-athletes of the West Coast Conference.
Inspired by Christopher Parkening as a child, a musician sets a record for the Pepperdine classical guitar program.
In Edinburgh, Scotland, Seaver College theatre students engage in a cross-cultural exchange to address a universally tragic yet hopeful topic.

News

Pepperdine Alumni and Coaches Compete in 2016 Summer Olympic Games
Pepperdine Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony Honors Former Student-Athletes
Graziadio School of Business and Management Hosts Summer 2016 Commencement
Assistant Professor of Economics Michael Olabisi Named Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow
Pepperdine Volunteer Center Holds 28th Annual Step Forward Day
Davenport Institute Hosts Election 2.016 Conference on Elections and Technology

Letters

Perspectives

Education has for centuries been one of the most powerful forces to enable and empower the human race. This is true even more so at a place like Pepperdine, where the pursuit of wisdom is charged by investigations of both faith and reason.

Alumni

In Focus