It’s ‘Stranger Things’ season at Chapman! Chapman University will honor alumni Matt and Ross Duffer ’07 at annual black-tie gala in Musco Center for the Arts

October 23, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Netflix releases the second season of the runaway hit Stranger Things on Halloween, and fans of the spooky series created by Chapman University alumni Matt and Ross Duffer ’07 likely have their binge fests planned. Meet the Duffer Brothers But here’s an extra treat Stranger Things fans will want to add to their calendars that

Money in the marsh? Chapman researchers study coastal wetlands' ability to store carbon, a potential source for a carbon credit market

October 19, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

When senior Haley Miller ’17 loads her Chapman University kayak full of research equipment and paddles out into the coastal wetlands of Orange County, she marvels at the contrast between her quiet world and the bustling highway nearby. “It’s really peaceful. You see the cars that drive by the overpass and you think about all

Attallah College to host third Roundtable on Excellent Schools Event will name recipients of the first “ePrize” to foster collaboration between Orange County districts and charter schools

October 19, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman University’s Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies is launching an ePrize, or “education Prize,” to foster collaboration among local districts and charter schools around innovations that improve educational outcomes for underserved students in Orange County. The inaugural prize will be awarded on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Attallah College’s free and public Roundtable

A Chapman tradition Inspirational and devoted leaders are honored during Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration

October 13, 2017 by | Campus Life

A U.S. ambassador. The chief medical officer at a regional medical center. An award-winning filmmaker whose breakout work created industry buzz. Those were just a few of the best and brightest alumni honored this fall at Chapman University’s Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration. The awards were bestowed on 15 alumni, individuals who’ve used their talents to

Professor Victoria Carty honored for work with Higher Ground Wells Fargo partners with Angels to recognize service

September 29, 2017 by | Campus Life

That smiling face on the Angel Stadium scoreboard Sept. 20 was Chapman University’s Victoria Carty, Ph.D., an associate professor of sociology in the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Carty was honored before the game as a Wells Fargo Home Run Hero for her work with Higher Ground, an Anaheim nonprofit that provides

70 years later, O.C. school desegregation case echoes on campus 'Mendez v. Westminster' remembered during National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017 by | Campus Life

On the 70th anniversary of Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark federal court decision that ended segregation in Orange County public schools and set the table for Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the story is being told across the campus of Chapman University during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Black-and-white photos of schoolchildren with brown

Sylvia Mendez: De facto segregation still exists in public schools

September 26, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Little Sylvia Mendez is 81 now, and she knows equality in education remains elusive. Two Southern California schools are named for her parents, who lent the family name to the class-action suit Mendez v. Westminster that led to the desegregation of California’s public schools. Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School sits near the corner