48 posts from

February 2011

Tom Campbell appointed dean of Chapman School of Law

February 25, 2011 by | Business and Law

Following a rigorous national search, Chapman University’s Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Tom Campbell, former U.S. congressman from California’s 12th and 15th districts and former California state senator, as the new dean of the Chapman University School of Law.   He will begin his deanship immediately. “Tom Campbell brings a wealth of experience

Author, terrorism expert to speak at Sandhu

February 24, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

Michael Scheuer, the author of the bestselling Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terrorism, will speak at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in Sandhu Conference Center. Scheuer, whose visit is sponsored by the Center for Global Education, was the chief of the CIA’s bin Laden unit from 1996 to 1999 and

Alumnus speakers brings perspective to world events

February 24, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

As unrest and protest movements unfold across the Middle East, the political science, peace studies and global studies programs at Chapman University continue to host a variety of guest speakers bringing unique perspectives to the timely events. Today U.S. Army Capt. Michael Kelly McCoy ’03, Peace Studies, was on campus for a visit and meeting

Robbie wins OC Human Relations Council award

February 24, 2011 by | Campus Life

Sandra Robbie, a development associate in the College of Educational Studies, has been selected by the Orange County Human Relations Council to receive one of its awards at the council’s upcoming “Awards 40: Building Bridges of Understanding” program. Robbie will be receiving the Civil Rights History Award for her exemplary contributions to human relations and making

Save the date: Tickets for Professor Wiesel talk available to Chapman community beginning March 7

February 24, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University students, faculty and staff will once again have the special opportunity to hear a talk by Elie Wiesel, distinguished author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, when he returns to campus next month as Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Professor Wiesel will present a lecture titled “Knowledge and Ethics” to the Chapman University community at 10

Nab a seat for Benitz performance on Discovery Channel

February 24, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

Set the TiVo – or pull up a chair — for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, when Discovery Channel airs an episode of Kidnap and Rescue starring John Benitz, assistant professor, Department of Theatre, College of Performing Arts. Professor Benitz plays Thomas Hargrove, kidnapped for ransom and held for nearly a year before being released,

Oh, say can she sing?

February 24, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

By Sarah Van Zanten ’11 Chapman student Jessica Pauletto ’10 is one of many Southern California competitors trying to win the “Oh, Say Can You Sing 2011” contest.  The winner will sing at a Ducks game, and win a trip to Alberta, Canada, to see the Ducks vs. Calgary Flames game. Pauletto has been singing