When life gets hectic, most people start to ignore their fitness. I was no different. My wife, Samantha, and I transferred to Chapman from Fresno, not knowing anyone on campus when we arrived. Like most college students, we wanted to meet new people, but developing a network outside of class seemed impossible. If I wasn’t
Election Day marks a historic moment for the Leatherby Center as it celebrates the nationwide success and impact of Voter, a mobile app developed by Chapman Launch Lab students. Voter asks a few questions about your political opinions, outlines political issues as you swipe through, and then presents you with the political candidates who most
Four Chapman faculty members have set out to uncover new opportunities for societal impact by examining and analyzing large amounts of data. Dr. Hesham M. El-Askary hopes to stabilize the relationship between extreme weather and resulting outages, ultimately resulting in higher customer satisfaction. Dr. Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook seeks to identify Orange County at-risk mothers and their
June 27 – July 01, 2016 The Economic Science Institute hosted a one week-long International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) and Thomas W. Smith Foundation sponsored workshop on experimental economics for high school students. Taught by Andrew Smyth, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow at the Economic Science Institute and soon to be Assistant Professor of Economics at Marquette University.
Operating in this new big data-driven world, corporations and individuals find themselves faced with the challenge of navigating through massive amounts of information, making sense of it, and applying it to improve their business. While data comes more easily, it is much more complex. Mr. Anand K. Nallathambi shared his insights into how students can create value
The Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics at the Argyros School of Business and Economics is hosting an even open to the entire Chapman community. Tim Draper, Founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson and legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist, is coming to Chapman University on Thursday, February 25th 2016. He will be guest speaking from 12pm -1:30pm
Many Argyros School students never imagined that participating in the Argyros School’s “Walk Down Wall Street” course would help them find their career paths, but that’s exactly what has happened in many cases. Walk Down Wall Street is offered each interterm session to about 30 Argyros School undergraduates, and includes a seven-day trip to New York
The Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics hosted the Keith A. Pham Business Model Competition on December 4, in which teams consisting of Chapman students and alumni competed for prize money and an opportunity to pitch to Angel investor groups. At the competition, the 10 finalists pitched their business models to a panel of
Three of my esteemed colleagues (Brittany Bui, Wilson Lamb, and AJ Wheatley) and I recently took a trip to the great city of Chicago to attend the Moneythink Summer Leadership Institute leadership conference. We are all members of an organization on campus called “Moneythink.” As Moneythink mentors, we partner with local high schools to teach
Chapman University’s Economic Science Institute (ESI) hosted eight undergraduate and graduate students to participate as IFREE Summer Scholars. This five-week program, generously sponsored by the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) and the Thomas W. Smith Foundation, allows students firsthand experience to explore and advance their knowledge in economics research, history, and philosophy.