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The perks of servant leadership explained, Starbucks style

February 7, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

As the founding president of Starbucks International, Howard Behar excelled as one of those unconventional executives who dared to do things differently. But he almost killed that spirit with a bad case of self-doubt. Speaking to a crowd of Chapman University students, Behar recounted how as a young executive at a furniture rental company he

Hilbert Museum acquires important painting by Milford Zornes

February 7, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

A newly acquired painting by one of the best-known California Scene artists, Milford Zornes (1908-2008), will soon grace the collection of Chapman University’s Hilbert Museum of California Art.  Museum founder and benefactor Mark Hilbert recently purchased Zornes’ “The Canyon” from another collector, and the painting will soon go on public display in the museum.  The

The music is the magic A Chapman professor and opera students mark five years with Pacific Symphony's Family Musical Mornings

February 3, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

For Chapman University Professor Peter Atherton, DMA, fairy tales are a very serious endeavor. Especially when they’ve inspired operas that can be adapted and performed for very young audiences. That’s exactly what Atherton has been doing with Pacific Symphony’s Family Musical Mornings, where he’s been the director and scriptwriter for numerous operas, including most recently

Chapman historian to lead statecraft discussion at Nixon library

February 2, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

A Chapman University professor will join a distinguished panel of Cold War historians and national security officials discussing Nixon-era statecraft and leadership on Friday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda. Gregory Daddis, Ph.D., associate professor of history and director of Chapman’s MA in War & Society program,