Posts by Brittany Hanson

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

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

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  platt@chapman.edu ORANGE, Calif., May 10, 2016 – Musco Center for the Arts presents

WWI: The Myth-Buster Edition on C-SPAN Jennifer Keene's 'Lecture in History' will air Saturday night

April 20, 2016 by | Happenings

What do you think you know about WWI? That the lead-up was totally isolationist, with no American aid until the last minute, then gung-ho to the front lines to certain, immensely-large scales of death? You’d be wrong. Jennifer Keene, Ph.D, professor of history, will be busting these and other myths of The Great War on C-SPAN

Creator of Deadpool comic character speaks at Chapman High energy discussion of character creation, evolution of a genre, and of course Ryan Reynolds and those ninja skills

April 13, 2016 by | Happenings

What is the best part of being the creator of the character Deadpool? Orange County native comic book writer and illustrator Rob Liefeld will tell you two words: Job security. Or, geeking out. Or, drawing stuff. Really, it’s all of the above. Liefeld, a friend of Judd Funk, professor at Dodge College of Film and

Springing into action Chapman University students put hearts and hands to work during Alternative Spring Break

April 4, 2016 by | Happenings

Not all spring breaks include a raucous trip to beach-side resort locales: For the last six years groups of Chapman University students embraced helpfulness for their time off and participated in Alternative Spring Break, a volunteerism-based program that connects students with conservation and service efforts. This year, students went to the Grand Canyon and the Channel Islands

Chapman faculty featured on C-SPAN Professors provide insights on history, politics and culture for the cable channel's "Book TV" series

March 7, 2016 by | Happenings

In case you missed it this weekend, Chapman was the belle of the cable ball for C-SPAN on Book TV and stole the show on a 2016 LCV Cities Tour of Anaheim and its surrounding communities. C-SPAN2’s Book TV was full of Chapman appearances pulled from the Anaheim tour. View the C-SPAN clip. Lori Cox Han,

Holocaust Art and Writing Contest Winners announced Winners from Placentia, Fullerton, Laguna Niguel and South Africa

March 4, 2016 by | Happenings

“It doesn’t matter what you are; Catholic, Muslim, Christian or a Jew — you must treat others the way you yourself want to be treated,” imparts Gerda Seifer, a Holocaust survivor, to middle school student Hope Warren. Then out came the cell phone — just last week, Seifer’s granddaughter met President Barack Obama and got

Holocaust Art and Writing contest garners international entries Winners and finalists to be announced Friday March 4

February 26, 2016 by | Happenings

How do you keep a memory alive? You give it away. Memory, that most fragile, subjective, source of heritage is also our most powerful link to our past and the pasts of others. For Holocaust survivors, memories are often all that survive of beloved family and friends, homes and experiences taken away by the ruthless,

Love (and Law) is in the air More than a few Fowler Law School alumni tie the knot with a little help from Associate Dean Jayne Kacer

February 3, 2016 by | Happenings

Jayne Kacer was, understandably, nervous at her first wedding. Having just wrapped up wedding number seven, Kacer, Dale E. Fowler School of Law adjunct faculty and the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration, says it doesn’t get any easier – she still gets butterflies. “I get them every time,” Kacer says. She pauses for a

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