32 posts from

January 2012

Global Education expands study abroad opportunities at Swiss universities

January 30, 2012 by | Campus Life

In November Chapman University’s Director of Global Education James J. Coyle, Ph.D., visited three universities in Switzerland to determine whether they would be suitable exchange partners for Chapman students. Dr. Coyle said two of the universities stood out and are now available to Chapman students seeking study abroad opportunities.  He found the University of Zurich

Curtain’s up on new Entertainment Technology Center

January 27, 2012 by | Arts and Culture

[slideshow] The Department of Theatre’s Entertainment Technology Center ever so quietly relocated to its new facility during winter break and held its first class in the West Palm facility this interterm. Students in Introduction to Theatre Technology were able to enjoy a lot more elbow room, says Professor Don Guy, who put students through their

John Dean discusses legal legacies of Watergate at Chapman Law event

January 26, 2012 by | Business and Law

The 1977 television clip of former President Nixon telling interviewer David Frost that “when the president does it that means it’s not illegal” provoked laughter in the audience gathered Thursday at Chapman University to hear John W. Dean discuss the legal legacies of Watergate. Yes, it’s hard to imagine today, given that Watergate generated sweeping

Katie Weinstein memorial set for Wednesday, Feb. 1

January 26, 2012 by | Campus Life

A memorial service for Katie Weinstein, who was a second-year graduate student at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 in Folino Theater. Dodge College graduate level classes will be cancelled so that everyone who wishes may attend. Weinstein, an Illinois native, passed away suddenly Saturday,

John Dean to lecture on campus during Watergate symposium

January 26, 2012 by | Business and Law

Chapman University will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-ins and investigation with two days of events open to the public on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 26 and 27 in the Chapman School of Law.  Several prominent Watergate figures will be taking part, including John Dean, former White House counsel who ultimately testified against

Faculty Notes, Jan. 13 2012

January 25, 2012 by | Faculty Notes

Brian Alters, Ph.D., professor, College of Educational Studies and the Schmid College of Science and Technology, delivered a lecture that drew more than 750 scientists at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious professional associations of its kind — the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) which was formed in 1902.  Dr. Alters