Professor Lia Halloran and her Chapman students go old-school exploring at the modern nexus of art and science.
That question inspires a new Chapman research project that’s bringing the wide range of U.S. anxiety into sharper focus.
For starters, Justin Simien ’05 wants his breakthrough feature film to make you laugh. But he also hopes to start a serious conversation.
If you have ever taken an aptitude test, been prodded by a physical therapist to exercise while still aching from surgery, looked skeptically at the government’s justification for foreign involvement or been influenced by propaganda marketing, that was World War I talking, even after all these years.
It was 2008. Shelli Bautista studied the videotaped testimonies of several Holocaust survivors, looking for the one that would inspire her essay. Her essay, inspired by the survivor testimony of Mila Page, won first place in the high school prose category.
Over its 15 years, the Holocaust Art and Writing Contest has become an indispensable crossroads — a place where voices of the past inspire witnesses to the future. And a big tent fills with hope.
In today’s evolving healthcare environment, a team approach is increasingly likely. Chapman University students are on the cutting edge of training for that new healthcare paradigm.
For some Chapman student achievers, real-world success is more than a concept; it’s a reality. These students are carving out successful careers at the same time that they’re meeting with professors and cramming for tests.
Arsen Jamkotchian ’15 joins professor Grace Fong in her Bertea Hall office, where there’s barely room for two grand pianos, but somehow they fit, side by side, allowing space for little else beyond aspiration.
Grace Fong jokes that she can trace her musical growth back to her pre-natal period. After all, she was in the womb as her mother played her college graduate recital. Fong, who has a doctorate in musical performance and directs the keyboard studies program at Chapman University, strikes a sustaining balance that resonates with students and audiences alike.