Rachel Karas

Rachel Karas

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Pinoy Panthers: The History of Filipino and Filipina Students at Chapman University A new display curated by John Carlo Encarnacion and Annie Tang

June 27, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

The displays near the elevators in the Leatherby Libraries tend to be filled with books, and it’s no surprise – we are a library, after all! But the latest display to take that spot is a little bit different, and showcases some of the remarkable treasure trove housed in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of

The Chapman University Pennant Scales El Capitan New plaque added to the Doti-Struppa Mountaineering Alcove

May 31, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Panthers: have you ever found yourself on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries, between the Doy and Dee Henley Library of Social Sciences and the Donna Ford and Fahmy Attallah, Ph.D. Library of Arts and Humanities, gazing at a wall full of pictures of mountain climbers? You’ve encountered the Doti-Struppa Mountaineering Alcove, which honors

Power Up in the Leatherby Libraries New chargers and cables available for checkout

April 9, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Picture this: it’s ten minutes past midnight, and you’re holed up in a corner of the library, in the home stretch of that essay that’s due in the morning. Just two paragraphs to go, and the playlist on your phone is the only thing getting you through. But what’s that? Your phone’s about to die?

Call for Entries! 6th Annual Staff Art Exhibition in the Leatherby Libraries

March 26, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Show off your talents at the Leatherby Libraries! It’s time for the 6th Annual Staff Art Exhibition. The deadline to submit your applications is Wednesday, April 10, 2019, so, get out your art supplies and cameras. We welcome both two- and three-dimensional artworks, such as paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, and crafts. Installation will take place

Animation Drawings, Star Wars Art, and Cornfield Mickey, Oh My! Join us this Saturday, March 30th, for an exhibit reception with the Hilbert Museum of California Art

March 25, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

For just over two months now, the walls of the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries have been adorned with a fantastic double exhibit on loan from the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, “Character References: The Art of the Animation Drawing” and “A New

Leatherby Libraries Hosts Final Annual Book Sale Thursday, April 4th, 2019

March 22, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Looking to expand your personal library? This year’s Annual Book Sale, hosted on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries, is the perfect opportunity to explore books and other materials to add to your collection. This is the thirteenth and final annual book sale put on by the Leatherby Libraries, so be sure not to

The Leatherby Libraries Supports Chapman’s Graduate and Professional Students Appreciation Week April 1 - April 5, 2019

March 20, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Did you know that nearly 25% of Chapman’s student body is graduate and professional students? Between the Orange and Rinker campuses, Chapman offers 70 different graduate and professional programs and degrees, covering everything from a Master of Science in Accounting to a Master of Arts in War and Society, along with many others. With such

Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize Now easier to apply than ever!

March 15, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Are you hard at work on your thesis or spending long hours in the lab? Here’s one way you could get recognized for your many hours of study – enter to win the annual Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize. The Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize recognizes excellent research and effective use of library resources

Kishi Bashi and Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa Musician and Chapman sociology professor discuss Japanese-American incarceration and music

March 13, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

On Wednesday, February 27th, the Center for American War Letters Archives on the lower level of the Leatherby Libraries transformed from a well-lit study and event space into a cozy, jazzy salon. Between portions of his conversation with Chapman sociology professor Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa, musician Kishi Bashi played songs from his latest album and film,

Paws, Claws, and Praha: Photography from the Prague Zoo A new student art exhibit sinks its claws into the Leatherby Libraries

March 2, 2019 by | Leatherby Libraries

Recent visitors to the Leatherby Libraries have probably noticed a new art exhibit in the Hall of Art on the first floor. From one end of the wall to the other, students working at the study tables are able to look up and see stunning portraits of animals, up close and very personal. These photos

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