This issue celebrates Pepperdine University’s 75th anniversary through some of the most memorable milestones leading up to this historic occasion. In recognition of other special anniversaries being reached at Pepperdine this year, we take a look back on the 40 remarkable years School of Public Policy dean James R. Wilburn has given, and shine a spotlight on the School of Law’s top-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and the Seaver College Great Books Colloquium as they reach 25 years.


Pepperdine Magazine takes a look at some of the many memories and milestones from Pepperdine’s historic 75 years.
The School of Public Policy dean reflects on 40 intrepid years at Pepperdine.
Dean Tacha hosted a distinguished panel of fellow women judges for an exclusive interview with Pepperdine Magazine.
As student pile more on to their plates, how do they deal with the pressure?
Graziadio School of Business and Management professor Joetta Forsyth offers personal finance tools for planners of all ages.

Inside Voices

Charles Hall, dean of Pepperdine’s International Programs, explores the idea that studying abroad is a first step toward breaking down social boundaries.

The Cut

Pepperdine Pays Tribute to the Fallen Heroes of 9/11

Editor’s Letter

Pepperdine has special reason to celebrate this year. During the recent Waves Weekend 2011, the University kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration.
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