33 posts from

September 2012

University experts weigh in on tortoises, earthquakes, infertility and more

September 27, 2012 by | Campus Life

Chapman University experts and scholars have been featured in major media recently, including: Fred Caporaso, professor, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, shares his love of the Galapagos Islands, The Los Angeles Times. Catherine Clark, professor, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains the connection between sunlight and water pollution, Science360. Menas Kafatos, professor, School

University purchases two buildings to house graduate health sciences programs

September 25, 2012 by | Science and Health

Chapman University has purchased two large research-and-development buildings in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum in a $20 million transaction that will provide the University with the space to significantly enhance and expand its graduate health sciences programs, including the new School of Pharmacy.   The buildings – currently known as the Jeronimo Technology Park, located

Big Orange Book Festival opens a juicy new chapter in the life of the University

September 25, 2012 by | Arts and Culture

  From fantasy writers who dressed in costume, to provocative political commentators, there was something for everyone at Chapman University’s inaugural Big Orange Book Festival, hosted on campus last week, Sept. 21 and 22. Book lovers from throughout Southern California attended the festival, which offered a two-day schedule of acclaimed authors under the heading “from

Professor Vernon Smith to be appointed Honorary Fellow at Chilean university

September 23, 2012 by | Business and Law

Professor Vernon Smith, 2002 Nobel laureate in economics, is in Chile this week and will receive an extraordinary honor – he will be appointed an Honorary Fellow at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, a private institution in Valparaiso, “for his seminal contributions on experimental economics and liberal thinking,” the university has announced. He shares this recognition

Show your Panther pride and get ready for Homecoming and Family Weekend

September 21, 2012 by | Campus Life

Join the fun as alumni, students, and fans show their Panther pride at Chapman University during Homecoming and Family Weekend Friday, Oct. 5, to Sunday, Oct. 7. Among the highlights are the famous Chapman 5K and an old-fashioned Homecoming pep rally and football game. Homecoming week kicks off Monday, Oct. 1, with several student activities,