Set the TiVo – or pull up a chair — for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, when Discovery Channel airs an episode of Kidnap and Rescue starring John Benitz, assistant professor, Department of Theatre, College of Performing Arts. Professor Benitz plays Thomas Hargrove, kidnapped for ransom and held for nearly a year before being released, in an episode titled “Proof of Life.” The Discovery Channel program is a docu-drama series providing an inside look at true stories of abduction, rescue and recovery.
Chapman University mourns the passing of Elie Wiesel, 87, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Holocaust survivor and witness, author, and humanitarian. “We feel tremendous gratitude for the weeks that Professor Wiesel spent as Distinguished Presidential Fellow at our university from 2011-15, as well as for his previous two visits in 2005 and 2010,” said Marilyn Harran,
The values and life story of Dr. Albert Schweitzer inspire many Chapman University students, who pass by the bust of the humanitarian physician outside the Argyros Forum. Shauna Fleming Parisi ’11 was no different. She remembers reading about Schweitzer in a freshman leadership class and occasionally gave that large bronze bust a pat for good
Chapman assistant professor of art Lia Halloran’s exhibition Deep Sky Companion is currently on display at the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, through December 18, 2016 — and it’s definitely worth the trip to Pasadena to view it. Halloran and Kip Thorne, Ph.D. — professor emeritus of theoretical
AZERBAIJAN – When fighting broke out here last month, it was the most significant breach of the truce between Azerbaijan and Armenia since 1994. At the time, I was teaching a graduate seminar in Public Policy in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, as a Fulbright scholar. Students in my classes were not old enough to remember when