Published This Year

Undergrad Research: From massive dust storms to monsoonal rains

January 31, 2014 by | Chapman Magazine

In one gritty, swirling moment, Chapman student Krista Rasmussen ’15 experienced a giant dust cloud, or haboob, somewhere between Tucson and Phoenix. And after taking professor Hesham El-Askary’s environmental science class, “Global Hazards and Climate Change,” her interest in scientific research was kindled. Together, Rasmussen and El-Askary crafted a research project that explores the dynamics linking major storms in the desert.

War Stories

January 30, 2014 by | Chapman Magazine

When author and historian Andrew Carroll first launched an archive of letters from the front lines of American history, he never expected it to grow 90,000 strong. Now the massive collection, full of eloquence and poignancy, starts a new life at Chapman.

Funny Business

October 13, 2013 by | Chapman Magazine

Comedy should be a coed sport, say the women filmmakers whose success is leveling a laughter-packed playing field. Across six decades of work and more than 80 mostly wonderful films, Jack Nicholson has done just about everything there is to do in Hollywood. But until 2003, when he signed on to play Harry Sanborn in