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Make a difference in local community as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer

April 23, 2014 by | Campus Life

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

‘Edutainment’ to be topic of Professor Cumiford’s Town & Gown talk

April 23, 2014 by | Campus Life

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.

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Cypress Street Schoolhouse renovation earns library’s Legacy Award

April 23, 2014 by Alex Mandinach '14 | Campus Life

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

Passover and Holy Week traditions, services offered on campus

April 15, 2014 by | Campus Life

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,

Huell Howser exhibit weaves ‘Amazing’ story of a great career

March 14, 2014 by | Campus Life

The new permanent exhibit That’s Amazing!Thirty Years of Huell Howser and California’s Gold is quietly coming together in Leatherby Libraries.  We’ll preview it soon, but meanwhile here’s a fun peek at the future by way of mock-ups created by Hunt Design Associates, the Pasadena-based design consulting firm that designed the exhibit. The exhibit room, on


Students put pen to paper in annual Thank-A-Donor letter project

March 11, 2014 by | Campus Life

The art of the handwritten thank-you note is not dead. It’s alive and well and the focus of Chapman University’s annual Thank-A-Donor letter writing project under way on campus today through Thursday, March 13. “I personally am a scholarship recipient here at chapman and I know most Chapman students are, so to be able to