Robyn Norwood

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Wounded in Iraq, Veteran Finds a New Mission at Fowler Law School A Chapman alumna's outreach makes a connection.

November 7, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

The newest students at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law are not only the most diverse class in the law school’s history, they also are among the most highly qualified, with a median LSAT score of 157 and a median GPA of 3.42. Their resumes include experience as a city council member, a

Chapman Named One of Nation’s 3 Safest Colleges for Jewish Students University is only campus on West Coast among top 30.

August 27, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

Chapman University is one of three schools in the country ranked at the top of the Forward College Guide’s list of safest colleges for Jews. Chapman is the only college on the West Coast selected among the top 30, and shared a perfect score with the City University of New York’s College of Staten Island and

From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

June 29, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again. Some eventually become Chapman students, camp counselors and instructors, or even continue guiding young campers as Chapman graduates. “I

Fowler School of Law Alumna Among Forbes’ ‘World’s Most Powerful’ Sports Agents Diana Day (J.D. '07) focuses on athletes' brands.

June 4, 2018 by | Fowler School of Law

Photographed on the sidelines with NBA star James Harden, Diana Day (J.D. ’07) occasionally has been confused by gossip-hungry fans for a girlfriend. That is part of the background of sexist assumptions Day has overcome in a high-trajectory career negotiating contracts for professional athletes: Last year, she became the first woman cited by Forbes as

Alumni Growing Grassroots Climate Advocacy Citizens' Climate Lobby's Krause, Wanous draw in students.

April 19, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

Combating climate change takes hundreds of decisions by millions of people to change small daily habits as well as big governmental policies. Chapman University alumni Taylor Krause ’16 and Sara Wanous ’17 are part of those efforts in their work with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, an organization that puts the emphasis on citizens. Krause made

‘First-Gen’ Students Ready for Their Close-Ups New First and Foremost program focuses on career preparation.

April 13, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

Her achievements in high school helped Nathaly Del Real ’19 earn a full scholarship to a small New England liberal arts college, but she felt as adrift there as the snow. A first-generation college student, she was nearly 3,000 miles from her family in Santa Ana before transferring to Chapman University. “There was a full

Chapman’s Efforts for the Earth Spring Forth Projects and special events abound as Earth Day approaches.

April 6, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

The earth renews itself each spring, and Chapman University’s efforts to sustain and protect the environment are abundant this year. The Rinker Health Science Campus recently earned a WaterStar Award from the Irvine Ranch Water District for conservation efforts that keep the campus below its water allocation and make it a certified water-efficient organization. On

Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka Speaks at 2018 Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium Former agent's road to NBA included law school.

April 6, 2018 by | Fowler School of Law

The path that leads to the office of the general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers is not one that anyone could plot or plan. That includes Rob Pelinka, the man who sits behind the desk. “There are 30 GMs in the world in the NBA. So 30 divided by the number of people in

The Business of Caring: An MBA’s Peace Corps Mission Paula Mattison teaches money skills, accounting to Peruvians.

February 23, 2018 by | News and Stories at Chapman

To an MBA, writing a business plan without an Excel spreadsheet might seem like trying to make soup without a pot. As a Peace Corps volunteer in northern Peru, Paula Mattison (MBA’15) was teaching high school students how to write business plans with even less. “The unfortunate thing is that many of them do not

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