Johnny Cash and a Soldier’s Perspective of the Korean War

You already know Pepperdine has much to offer: an excellent education, a caring community, and beautiful scenery, to name a few of its outstanding qualities.  Here’s another thing to add to the list: opportunities to see great performances and visual arts.  Periodically on this blog we will highlight upcoming and current artistic events on campus.

Two artistic events that might interest you are:

Johnny Cash in Black and White: Photos from the Leigh Wiener Collection

  • Where: Payson Library Art Gallery
  • When: Now through April 17, 2015

Taken by award winning photographer Leigh Wiener over the course of four sessions he had with Cash, these photos include intimate portraits and never-before-seen photos of the Man in Black.

Images of the Korean War: One Soldier’s Perspective

  • Where: Payson Library
  • When: Now through April 15, 2015

Selected from a collection donated by Hanson Williams Jr., a 1950 Pepperdine graduate who attended the university on a photography scholarship, these photos are a visual diary of Williams’ journey from basic training to his time in Korea.  They include fascinating glimpses captured during the spare time Williams spent in remote villages.

Emergency Preparedness at Pepperdine

The following post has been adapted from the Pepperdine University Emergency Information website. For more detailed information please visit the Emergency Information site, or view the Emergency Preparedness Guide in the Emergency Preparedness box on the right-hand side of the screen in Wavenet.

Emergency Preparedness at Pepperdine University

Members of the Pepperdine community should be aware of all of the resources the University has made available regarding emergency preparedness. The Office of Insurance & Risk, the Department of Public Safety, and the University’s Emergency Operations Committee (EOC), in cooperation with many other departments, work to ensure that Pepperdine is prepared for emergencies when they impact any of the institution’s schools or departments.

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