Dawn Bonker

Dawn Bonker

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How You Can Help Victims of California Fires For now, out-of-area people should stay put and offer financial donations if they're able, say faculty who study disaster recovery.

November 12, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

The fires keep coming, along with heartbreaking images of lives, homes and communities destroyed. So it’s understandable that well-meaning people want to launch a clothing drive, collect shoes or dash to the communities to lend a hand. But don’t do it. At least not yet, say Chapman University faculty who teach and study the best

Pushy Male Coworkers Can Hurt the Bottom Line Hunger for status drives men to advance themselves rather than the team, according to Argyros School research.

August 17, 2018 by | Chapman Magazine

Are you a businessperson who expects all your employees, regardless of gender, to cooperate equally and always keep the company’s mission as their top priority? New research from Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics shows that you may have to work hard to make that happen. Because when status is involved, men have

Nothing to Worry About Shark Week is frightfully fun, but those big fish barely register in the Chapman Survey on American Fears.

July 19, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

Swimming with the sharks is not Natalie Gallardo’s idea of a good time. So no way will she take part in that unofficial summer holiday and cable television mainstay – Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, now in its 30th year. “Eww. They make me nervous,” Gallardo says, shuddering. What Americans Fear But the toothsome creatures will

Housing Hits Home As costs rise and supply lags all across California, Chapman scholars lead the search for solutions.

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Magazine

Chances are, you’ve done one or more of the following recently.  Looked at the price of renting or buying near work, shaken your head and opted for more affordable housing farther away, becoming what transportation planners call a super commuter.  Driven past homeless encampments sprouting alongside freeways or in vacant properties and wished for a

Chapman Connections Take the Stage Alumni write and produce a new play for London theatre.

June 29, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

The three theatre majors in Chapman’s College of Performing Arts never crossed paths at the University. Which isn’t so remarkable, since they came and went at different times. What’s special, though, is that the alumni are now the playwrights and producers of a unique stage production opening this summer in London. And what’s the play

Full Accreditation Awarded to Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy

June 29, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy (CUSP) has received full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. This changes the status of Chapman’s Pharmacy School from Candidate Status to Fully Accredited. “We have met every milestone along the way to achieving this goal on time and on plan,” said Ron Jordan, R.Ph. FAPhA, founding dean

Potential Trade War Shadows an Otherwise Healthy Economy, Chapman Economists Say

June 22, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

The economy is generally perking along well, thanks to the ongoing recovery from the Great Recession, high employment and robust construction growth, according to the latest Economic Forecast Update from Chapman University. But beware of a trade war. Especially in California, where merchant shipping, trade and related industries are major economic engines, said Chapman economist

Why Are Central Americans Fleeing Their Homelands? Desperation, Says Chapman Professor

June 22, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

To help people glimpse the desperation driving Central Americans to flee their homelands and cross the U.S. border illegally, Chapman University Professor Lynn Horton recalls the story of one woman, a destroyed squash harvest and a $50 microloan. Horton knew something was wrong when she approached a single mother’s mountain village home one morning. No

Revisit Chapman University’s Commencement Weekend and Celebrate the Class of 2018

May 21, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

Chapman University celebrated Commencement Weekend 2018 with fireworks, celebrations, a champagne toast and a Closing Convocation that featured television writer and comedian Larry Wilmore. Revisit the excitement on the University’s Facebook page, where photos and video of the day’s highlights are posted for viewing. Missed Convocation? No worries, catch up here.

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