Chapman University’s Civic Engagement Initiatives have been awarded their first AmeriCorps VISTA positions, to begin this summer at LibrerÍa MartÍnez de Chapman University. Alumni and graduating seniors applying to the AmeriCorps VISTA program are encouraged to indicate an interest in the LibrerÍa posts when filling out their applications, said Justin Koppelman, assistant director of Student
How do college students get their college and university education today? Learn all about the contemporary classroom in today’s higher education world at the Thursday, May 1, Town & Gown Lunch at the Forum. Associate Professor Bill Cumiford, Ph.D. ’63, will present a talk titled EDUTAINMENT: Education or Entertainment? Higher Education in the Internet Age.
Kris Eric Olsen, Chapman University’s vice president for Campus Planning and Operations, and the Orange Barrio Historical Society will be honored by the Orange Public Library Foundation on Sunday, May 18, when they receive the foundation’s 2014 Legacy Award. Olsen and the organization will be honored for their collaborative work in preserving the historic Cypress
Chapman University’s Alternative Break Program is a wonderful opportunity for students to provide helpful services for communities in need. It is an annual program that the Civic Engagement Initiatives arranges for student volunteers to travel to a selected city and learn about a specific agenda. During spring break several Chapman students traveled to the Grand
Since they entered the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music four years ago as promising freshmen, their every course, rehearsal, lesson, opera performance, concert, recital, audition and even those graduate school interviews have been aiming toward this day – graduation. Now two of Opera Chapman’s most productive and promising stars are just weeks from Commencement. There’s just
From graduating high school senior to Doctor of Pharmacy in just five years? It will become a reality soon for students in the new Chapman University School of Pharmacy, thanks to an innovative program and a generous grant from The Allergan Foundation. The Allergan Foundation has approved a $500,000 grant over five years to provide scholarships
I traded sunny California for a very chilly New York City this spring break to attend the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America. Always a mega-gathering of specialists in Renaissance history, art, literature, and music, this year was bigger than ever, with a printed program weighing in at two and a half pounds
Last fall artist Micol Hebron thought she was procrastinating, dawdling around and avoiding real work as she paged through back issues of Art Forum magazine. On a whim the assistant professor in the Department of Art counted how many of the pricey full-page advertisements placed in the magazine by prominent galleries promoted male artists vs.
Thanks to a new schedule that put spring break in March rather than April, the traditions and religious observances of Passover and Holy Week are being simultaneously celebrated on campus this year. “This is the first year Chapman University has moved Spring Break from coinciding with Easter to falling mid-semester. Hence, for the first time,
Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., Department of English, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has had his screenplay Of Gold & Ashes accepted into the 2014 Beverly Hills Film Festival scheduled for April 23-27. The screenplay is a drama based somewhat on true incidents and is a love story between a Ukrainian Jewish American basketball player,