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We believe that education is the road not just to a career, but to happiness, to fulfillment, and to a better, more peaceful, more sustainable world. Your Soka University degree prepares you for a rewarding future in your career, your life, and a contributive life of meaning and change. Come to Soka if you are comfortable with diversity in people, ideas, opinions, perspectives, values, and goals.


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Soka University Ranked High for Best Value, Diversity and Happy Freshmen

Aliso Viejo, CA -- Soka University (SUA), a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school located in Aliso Viejo, CA, has been consistently appearing in the top national rankings for Best Value Colleges and Most Diverse Colleges. US News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2015" ranked SUA in the Top Five in both Best Value and Ethnic Diversity among National Liberal Arts Colleges and #1 in Foreign Student Factor (highest percentage of International Students.)

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The Art of Mapping: Twenty-Five Years of Paintings by Spelman Evans Downer

The Art of Mapping exhibition presents major works painted by Spelman Evans Downer over the last twenty-five years. The show features curated selections from Mr. Downer’s long career and highlights many paintings from his two largest series depicting aerial compositions from the East and West Coasts. These aerial view, map-like artworks combine painting with drawing, and are prime examples of the artist’s signature style. Mr. Downer’s approach is an unusual blend of photorealism (the use of photographs and projected images) and the gestural paint handling of Abstract Expressionism.

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