Posts by Mary Platt

Chapman University to go completely smoke-free starting Feb. 1

January 11, 2016 by | Happenings

Chapman University has joined the growing list of college campuses that are opting to go completely smoke-free. The result of a student-led initiative spearheaded by Student Government Association (SGA) President Josh Nudelman and SGA Senator Henry Callander, the new smoking ban will officially go into effect on Monday, February 1, the first day of Chapman’s

Media honors rolling in for President Doti

January 8, 2016 by | Happenings

Midway through his final year as the longest-serving leader of Chapman University, President Jim Doti has received some significant plaudits from Orange County media.  He was named 2015 Business Person of the Year in a cover story by the Orange County Business Journal.  In the January 4-10 issue, reporter Paul Hughes notes that Doti “has

Chapman remembers Professor Jim Miller Beloved faculty member who taught at Chapman for 47 years passes away -- share your memories here

November 13, 2015 by | Happenings

James C. Miller, professor emeritus at Chapman University, member of the Department of History faculty, and longtime inspiration to generations of Chapman students, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the age of 88.   Known as “Killer Miller” to countless classes because of his high expectations for his students and their work, and for

Chapman University Stays Steady at #7 in U.S. News Rankings

September 10, 2015 by | Happenings

Chapman University has maintained its #7 ranking in the West in the prestigious “America’s Best Colleges” listings from U.S. News & World Report magazine. In the 2016 rankings released this week, Chapman held at #7 (tied with University of Portland) among 120 peer institutions in the West in the influential rankings, which many high school

President Doti did it — he has climbed the highest peaks in Australia and Southeast Asia SUCCESS on Mt. Kosciuszko and Carstensz Pyramid - Two Summits in One Week

September 1, 2015 by | Happenings

CHECK THIS BLOG FOR UPDATES ON PRESIDENT DOTI’S NEW MOUNTAINEERING ADVENTURE!  Read down: the latest updates are posted on top. September 9, 2015 — SUCCESS ON MT. KOSCIUSZKO, AUSTRALIA!                       From Adam Doti:  “Making one more quick stop on way home. Highest point in Australia.

Chapman Guitar Quartet wins prestigious national competition

April 3, 2015 by | Happenings

The Chapman University Guitar Quartet — comprised of students Sean Atkinson ’16, Nate Brown ’16, Chris Horney ’15 and Brandon Miranda ’16 — has won first place in the Collegiate Quartet Division of the 14th Annual Brownsville Guitar Festival and Competition, held at the University of Texas, Brownsville.  It’s the third time a Chapman student

Kerk Kee awarded half-million-dollar CAREER grant from National Science Foundation

March 30, 2015 by | Happenings

Kerk Kee, Ph.D., assistant professor at Chapman University in the Department of Communication Studies, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been awarded a five-year CAREER grant of $519,753 from the National Science Foundation for support of his project “Organizational Capacity and Capacity Building for Cyberinfrastructure Diffusion.” According to the NSF, a CAREER (Faculty

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