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Huell’s Gold Never Gets Old, as ‘Amazing’ Exhibit Shows

February 4, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

The joy that TV legend Huell Howser shared with generations of Californians infuses a new permanent exhibit to be housed in Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. “That’s Amazing! Thirty Years of Huell Howser and California’s Gold” opens to the public Saturday, March 29.

Afghan lawyers Munira Akhunzada, left, and Shamsi Maqsoudi impressed Chapman students and faculty alike. “It’s been an honor to work with them,” Professor Ron Steiner said.

A Message for the World

October 7, 2013 by Chapman Magazine | Alumni

Munira Akhunzada and Shamsi Maqsoudi are back in their native Afghanistan now, advocating for clients and for change in their homeland’s legal system. But their impact on the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is still being felt.

Calling Chapman "an incredibly amazing place," UCLA Professor Peter McLaren will collaborate with faculty in the College of Educational Studies.

McLaren Named Distinguished Fellow

September 25, 2013 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

Peter McLaren, Ph.D., one of the leading architects of a teaching approach that stresses the empowerment of students to become critical observers and problemsolvers, has been named a Distinguished Fellow in Critical Studies in Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies.

After half a century, the play’s still the thing for these dedicated thespians. The 50-year reunion of the Chapman Class of 1963 this summer included a staged
reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which the cast first performed in April 1961 in the Chapman Auditorium. For the reunion, Sandy (West) Earl did some
rewrites, adding a Chapman spin to Shakespeare’s classic. Joining in the fun with Earl, far right, were Katherine (Messer) Eastman, Dennis Short, Sharon (Otteson)
Maher, David Hardacre, Margaret (Harvey) Ferguson, Loraine (Cheverton) Lacey, Stephanie (Shaw) Clambaneva and Bill Cumiford.

My Lovely Time to Go Back in Time

September 20, 2013 by Sandy (West) Earl '63 | Alumni

I have returned home, but my mind still almost sings with details from our recent Chapman Class of ’63 reunion, which could not have gone better. I was swept back into the young person I once was, with nothing looming but the exciting future. And so I was happily walking the campus grounds again, visiting


In Memoriam: The Rev. Dean Echols ’46

September 16, 2013 by Chapman Magazine | Alumni

An alumnus who literally sang the praises of Chapman University and served as an unflagging supporter of alumni activities, the Rev. Dean Echols ’46 passed away Aug. 28. He was 88. Friends and colleagues remembered Echols as a powerful speaker, tireless president and board member of the Alumni Association and gifted tenor. As an undergraduate, Echols