The Spring 2019 issue of Pepperdine Magazine celebrates stories of resilience and positive social impact. President Andrew K. Benton reflects on his years as the University’s chief executive officer; Pepperdine community members share their perspectives on recovery in the aftermath of a local mass shooting and destructive wildfire; administrators from the Office of International Student Services partner with students to ease the transition to college life in America; Seaver College students examine how they discovered their life’s calling through the CrossWays program; relationship expert Kelly Haer explores some of the most common struggles and solutions that singles encounter in pursuit of romance; and GSEP alumna Meghan Owenz (MA ’08) discusses how she provides parents of young children with the resources to enjoy a screenless lifestyle.

Spotlight

Seaver College students reflect on how a nine-day Pepperdine experience for high schoolers guided them to explore their calling
A relationship expert explores some of the most common struggles and solutions that singles encounter in pursuit of romance
Scholars examine the impact of new leadership on an organization
A young entrepreneur takes the reins of the family business and lends his own personal style to an iconic brand
A logistics company founded by a group of former Seaver College student-athletes offers a first-of-its kind service for the dockless scooter industry
A GSEP alumna provides parents with the resources and the support to live a screenless lifestyle