20 posts from

July 2012

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Two American Prize nominations for Professor Wachs, orchestras’ recorded music

July 31, 2012 by | Arts and Culture

Daniel Alfred Wachs, assistant professor of music and music director and conductor of the Chapman University Chamber Orchestra, and the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO), has been named a finalist for two American Prizes. The American Prize is an annual competition providing regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by ensembles

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Chapman University School of Law impact dramatically outpaces U.S. News ranking

July 31, 2012 by | Business and Law

The ABA Journal has published an article that shines an academic spotlight on the scholarly work of Chapman Law. The article, discussing a new University of St. Thomas report, identified Chapman as one of three newer law schools accredited within the past two decades that “have already made a scholarly impact that dramatically outpaces their present academic reputations.”

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Chapman University alumni honored with Emmy nominations for news, primetime work

July 26, 2012 by | Arts and Culture

A whole cast of Chapman University alumni were among the television industry notables honored with Primetime Emmy nominations this month. Nominated were: Kent Bassett (MFA/FP ’08), Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming category for his work as part of the editing team on “Top Chef.” Darren Bunkley ’98, Outstanding Reality – Competition Program category for

Women’s lacrosse, men’s swimming join the Division III ranks

July 26, 2012 by | Sports

Chapman University Athletics has officially promoted two of its sports programs from club to varsity status beginning this 2012-13 school year. Women’s lacrosse and men’s swimming and diving will compete at the NCAA Division III level and will immediately join Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) competition along with the rest of Chapman’s athletics programs.