43 posts from

April 2012


Dr. Barbara Mulch, long-time champion of students, Chapman, remembered

April 30, 2012 by | Campus Life

  Barbara Mulch, Ph.D., dean emerita, director of fellowships and scholars programs, and a longtime champion of Chapman University and generations of students, passed away Sunday, April 29, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange, following a massive stroke. She was 77. In a letter to the campus community announcing Dr. Mulch’s passing Chancellor Daniele Struppa

National figures of note to offer insights during commencement ceremonies

April 26, 2012 by | Campus Life

Speeches by an Oscar winner, a world-renowned scientist and a nationally prominent education official, as well as the conferring of a degree to a Japanese-American forced to abandon college for internment during World War II, will be among the many highlights of Chapman University’s 2012 Commencement May 18-19. Leading earthquake expert Lucy Jones, Ph.D., of

Computer science professor elected a Senior Member of technology group IEEE

April 25, 2012 by | Science and Health

Erik Linstead, Ph.D., assistant professor, who teaches computer science for the School of Computational Sciences, has recently been elected a Senior Member of IEEE, the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology (pronounced “eye-triple-eee”). Only 8 percent of the some 400,000 IEEE members hold Senior Member status, which is the organization’s only level