A career in the travel industry has taken Karyn Planett ’70 and her husband, Geoff Thompson, to places where “the beauty sucks the breath right out of you,” she says.
In one gritty, swirling moment, Chapman student Krista Rasmussen ’15 experienced a giant dust cloud, or haboob, somewhere between Tucson and Phoenix. And after taking professor Hesham El-Askary’s environmental science class, “Global Hazards and Climate Change,” her interest in scientific research was kindled. Together, Rasmussen and El-Askary crafted a research project that explores the dynamics linking major storms in the desert.
When author and historian Andrew Carroll first launched an archive of letters from the front lines of American history, he never expected it to grow 90,000 strong. Now the massive collection, full of eloquence and poignancy, starts a new life at Chapman.
Even in an academic community full of classical passions, there’s something about guitar love.
Orange County’s first pharmacy school will admit its first class in 2015 and reflects Chapman’s growing emphasis on the health sciences.
Comedy should be a coed sport, say the women filmmakers whose success is leveling a laughter-packed playing field. Across six decades of work and more than 80 mostly wonderful films, Jack Nicholson has done just about everything there is to do in Hollywood. But until 2003, when he signed on to play Harry Sanborn in
Chapman anthropology students go more than skin deep to document the experience of women tattooists.