Posts by Brittany Hanson

A Schweitzer Rising Star takes “Action in Africa” Sarah Nininger '13 completes a journey begun in high school, continues to expand the adventure

June 26, 2017 by | Happenings

“There is no separating my life from my work,” says Sarah Nininger ’13, B.A. Integrated Educational Studies. Her friends back in the U.S. are getting married, having families, buying homes. She’s trying to figure out how incorporate a plot of land that came with her building in Uganda into a community gardening project. At 27,

Beyond the business card: Showcasing the power of the Chapman network Alumni from every facet of the entertainment industry meet, mingle and connect

April 7, 2017 by | Happenings

When you think of an industry meet-and-greet event, you probably conjure up images of pressed suits, nervously guarded business cards and carefully thought-out pitches. Sweaty handshakes and sparse—or at least less-than-stellar—food. Sounds horrible. So, scrap that. Instead, picture a breezy, coastal-rustic party patio in Santa Monica buzzing with the overtones of hundreds of excited conversations.

A Legacy of Brotherly Love His caregiver role strengthens a special bond, leading Jon Dyer '68 to support specialized health-science learning.

November 30, 2016 by | Chapman Magazine

Dorothy Dyer, World War II-era elementary school secretary, was not the kind of woman who took no for an answer – unless it was a “no” of her own. If you ask Jon Dyer ’62 who he takes after in his family, he’ll smile, laugh and say he probably has his late mother’s obstinate streak

Faces of Chapman

November 30, 2016 by | Chapman Magazine

Author Studs Terkel once described work as a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread. Those of us privileged to work at Chapman University know first-hand the levels of sustenance our toil can provide. On these pages, we regularly profile professors, deans and researchers who guide students along the path to personal growth.

Call for Schweitzer Award of Excellence and Rising Star nominations Honor alumni who have dedicated their lives and work to service

November 18, 2016 by | Chapman Alumni

Do you know a Chapman graduate who has dedicated their career or life to service? Do you think they should be recognized? Here’s your (and their) chance: It’s the annual call for nominations for Chapman University’s Albert Schweitzer awards. These two prestigious awards pay tribute to the dedication of Albert Schweitzer, whose mission of service is

Dr. Ruben Martinez honored by Kiwanis Santa Ana

September 1, 2016 by | Happenings

Presidential fellow Rueben Martinez, a longtime friend of Chapman University and much-beloved local community figure, has been awarded the Golden Rule Award by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Ana. Martinez founded the Libreria Martinez in downtown Santa Ana. The Spanish-language bookstore, which is now the Centro Comunitario de Educación, serves as a cultural and education hub

Students on the move are moving in The class of 2020 is officially here!

August 23, 2016 by | Happenings

Shopping carts filled to teetering with boxes, bags and economy-sized packs of toilet paper. stream out of the parking structures, filling the sidewalks, forming trains down the dormitory corridors. It’s a frenzy of “Wait where is this?,” and “Where’s the check-in?” or “I can’t find my room.” It’s move-in day. Bring the stuff, bring your

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