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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

Librarian Claudia Horn retires amid accolades, 30 years of fond memories

February 26, 2014 by | Campus Life

Claudia Horn (MFA ’01) is Chapman University’s longest-serving librarian, so naturally the stories and accolades that flowed at a retirement reception honoring her 30-year career at Chapman could have filled an entire library shelf. Faculty shared how she helped students embrace research and built a significant collection of book art. Administrators and her fellow librarians

Doti with financial slide

Sound finances, new programs highlighted in State of the University

February 25, 2014 by | Campus Life

From building purchases to the formation of a community engagement program aimed at preparing low-income students for college, a spirit of growth and achievement was the theme of President Jim Doti’s 2014 State of the University Address. “Chapman University is on the move,” Doti said, referencing the commemorative poster created for the event which proclaimed