31 posts from

June 2012


Alumnus Scott Shaffstall ’08 awarded ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders’ MBA scholarship

June 29, 2012 by | Business and Law

Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics today announced the winner for the 3rd annual “Tomorrow’s Leaders” Scholarship Program. Scott Shaffstall will receive $62,500 toward Chapman’s Flex MBA Program. Shaffstall, a 2008 graduate of Chapman University with a B.A. degree in English/journalism and a minor in history, is the regional manager of the Motorcycle

TEDxChapmanU showcases maverick alumni, faculty and community leaders

June 26, 2012 by | Campus Life

  Chapman University graduate student Chris Ramirez (MBA/FTV) has long been an online fan of TED and its partner TEDx conferences, famous for their 18-minute talks about “ideas worth spreading.” Like TED fans around the world he loves tuning into YouTube to watch leading thinkers talk about everything from street skating to satellite technology. But

Pregnancy hormones may change, sharpen mom’s brain for the better

June 22, 2012 by | Science and Health

Many women have long attested to an annoying bit of fuzzy-headedness during pregnancy, but thanks to a Chapman University researcher they can actually celebrate those temporary bouts of what’s commonly known as “pregnancy brain.” Laura Glynn, Ph.D., a professor of psychology in the Schmid College of Science and Technology, suggests that the irksome symptoms of

Conservatory of Music professor Wachs nominated for prestigious American Prizes

June 19, 2012 by | Arts and Culture

Daniel Alfred Wachs, assistant professor, Conservatory of Music, and music director and conductor of the Chapman University Chamber Orchestra and the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO), has been named a semi-finalist for two American Prizes. The American Prize, founded in 2009, is an annual competition providing regional, national and international recognition for the best