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Vasquez mural to be featured in Getty’s 2017 Pacific Standard Time

October 21, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

A 37-year-old mural on the side of a Chapman University-owned apartment building on North Cypress Street — now restored under Chapman’s auspices, and considered a masterwork by a revered local artist and a treasured record of local Latino heritage — will be part of The Getty Center’s popular Pacific Standard Time Southern-California-wide exhibition next year.

BODYTRAFFIC brings cutting-edge contemporary dance to Musco Center

October 10, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

BODYTRAFFIC, the critically acclaimed Los Angeles-based contemporary dance troupe, will perform at Chapman University’s Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. Tickets are still available, at $20 to $55, and may be purchased at www.muscocenter.org or by calling (844) OC-MUSCO (844-626-8726). BODYTRAFFIC’S Musco Center program will include

Finding humanity in the digital process A graduate student reflects on the surprising discoveries made transcribing 'threads of time' from soldiers' lives

October 4, 2016 by Cory Rasmussen (MFA '17) | Arts and Culture

How do you share war correspondence from generations of U.S. service people with scholars around the world? You digitize the letters. That’s just one assignment in a graduate level digital humanities course taught by Jana Remy, Ph.D., Associate Director of Digital Scholarship. It’s a scholarly process that uses computers but can’t be done by technology

Inside view from the White House Alumna Joanna Rosholm '07, working as the First Lady's press secretary, talks about a capital career

September 26, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Before she was press secretary to First Lady Michelle Obama, Joanna Rosholm ’07 was a Chapman University student sitting in a political communications class. That’s where she first got the inkling that politics was for her. It was a good hunch. Today Rosholm is part of the White House team helping Michelle Obama advance her

Chapman to offer students and researchers 24/7 access to USC Shoah Visual History Archive

September 23, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries is partnering through ProQuest with the Visual History Archive (VHA) from USC Shoah Foundation to offer a fully streaming video collection of 53,000 primary-source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide, the University and USC Shoah Foundation jointly announced today. “Chapman is the first institution in California to purchase the Visual

Chapman faculty selected for prestigious Paris Fellowship

September 20, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Anna Leahy, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity , and Doug Dechow, Ph.D., digital humanities and science librarian at Leatherby Libraries, have been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at The American Library in Paris from October 8 to November 8. While there Leahy will speak on “Reading