This story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. 1980s Melinda (Blake) Bolognese, B.A. communications ’89, and husband Rob created a series of children’s e-books, Roaming with the Romans. The first book in the series, When in Rome, was written from the perspective of their 8-year-old daughter (who also partially illustrated the book) about a
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.
On a free afternoon during the Chapman University Singers’ Texas Lone Star Tour, we headed for Houston’s Museum District. Art, natural, history, holocaust, Japanese Garden – there were so many options. But I added another possibility to the mix.
Justin Simien ’05 describes the success of “Dear White People,” which won the Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was recently acquired by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. The ensemble satire chronicles the experiences of four black students at an Ivy League-inspired college where a riot breaks out after a white fraternity holds an African-American-themed party.
In his annual address, President Doti highlights Chapman’s continuing growth and its efforts to engage scholars from undeserved communities.
This story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. March 1 was a landmark day for the Chapman University basketball programs, still in their infancy in terms of SCIAC membership. Thanks to the women’s basketball team’s co-conference championship — the ﬁrst SCIAC title for any Chapman team in school history — and a surprise upset
Chapman film student Nathan Flanagan-Frankl ’14 earns a week on Hollywood’s biggest stage and gets to share his dream of bringing more diversity to the screen.
Marilyn Harran, Ph.D. reflects on the Rodgers Center for Holocaust History as it prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
For two Afghan champions of women’s rights, the transition to life at Chapman is nothing compared with the challenge of transforming a culture.
After five decades, computer pioneer Ted Nelson remains committed to his singular vision for a better system.