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 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
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
The students were all far too young to remember the theatrical release of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather. And the likes of big-screen leading men like John Wayne and Robert Mitchum are pure cinema history for them. Nevertheless, for 90 minutes an audience of Chapman University undergraduates – mostly acting majors – sat spellbound as
You probably don’t want to summon the trumpets just yet. Still, this bit of research news from Chapman University students is worth noting. Women playwrights are seeing more of their work produced in major theatres across the United States, according to the findings of students in the class Women Playwrights, a Freshman Foundations Course. Women