Posts by Brittany Hanson

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.

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

Planting ahead for water reduction The spotter's guide to drought tolerant plants at Chapman

July 8, 2016 by | Happenings

A riddle: What’s green, greener and greenest? A hint: It’s not envy. It’s the proliferation of drought tolerant plants taking over green spaces at Chapman University. However, with the one-two punch of attractive plants combined with reduced water use we can understand if you’re feeling a little bit envious. Mackenzie Crigger, Chapman’s  Sustainability Manager, explains

In Memoriam of Esmael Adibi President Jim Doti recalls his friend.

June 17, 2016 by | Chapman Magazine

A much-loved figure and one of the most recognized faces of the University as presenter of the annual Chapman Economic Forecast, Esmael “Essie” Adibi, Ph.D., passed away April 8. He was 63. President Jim Doti, who taught Adibi at Chapman and then became his colleague at the Anderson Center for Economic Research, called

“I Am Chapman” Meet some of the students sharing their stories as the University undertakes diversity and inclusion initiatives.

June 10, 2016 by | Chapman Magazine

Click on the photos below to read each student’s story. Photos by Nathan Worden ’13 (MBA ’15). To learn more about diversity and inclusion initiatives at Chapman, visit:

Archive Dive: Graduation – remember when? Take a trip down Chapman's memory lane with images from commencement past!

May 20, 2016 by | Happenings

Congratulations graduates – you’ve made it to this special weekend and will join the ranks of Chapman University Alumni! As you look toward your future, here’s a peek back at those who have gone before you. Take a dive through the Leatherby Libraries’s Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives and see nearly 130

Alicia Kozameh writes for compañeros and country A return to Argentina brings big audiences and a renewed fight for Chapman University professor

May 11, 2016 by | Happenings

Alicia Kozameh , associate professor of creative writing and former political prisoner, has just returned home from her book tour in her home country of Argentina. She says her people are tired, the country is tense – she worries for her home, although she simultaneously feels like a stranger there. Argentina has

The Music, Dance and Culture of Mexico to be Celebrated at Musco Center’s First World CAFE – Sunday, May 29 FREE Arts and Culture Fiesta, Featuring Performances by Major Local Latino Arts and Culture Organizations, to take place All Afternoon on the Aitken Arts Plaza

May 10, 2016 by | Press Room

A Ticketed Event Inside Musco Center in the Evening will Feature Two Acclaimed Mariachis: Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano and Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles   Media Contact:        Mary Platt, Director of Communications and Media Relations Chapman University 714-628-7271   cell 714-955-2356 ORANGE, Calif., May

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