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Chapman Partners with Museum of Tolerance "Mendez" Event

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Are you aware that Orange County played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement of the 1940s?  Many people know about desegregation as it happened in the American South, but a groundbreaking exhibition at the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) in Los Angeles shares the story of the landmark struggles of Latino families in Southern

VIDEO: Prof. Slayton Portrays FDR

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Prof. Robert Slayton, Ph.D., of Chapman’s Department of History, portrayed President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the second of the “A Night With…” presentations, presented by Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, on Feb. 8.  Enjoy a clip of his fascinating performance: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub34HI6WQEg]

The art of sharing Chapman's permanent collection

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art has 11 new friends. No, not on Facebook — on campus. Art-loving members of the American Association of University Women got an up-close look at some of the more than 400 works in the Chapman collection during a tour on Monday. Curator Maggi Owens and assistant

Professor visits Cuba: "Journey of rediscovery" with his family

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Daniel Wellman, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry in the Schmid College of Science, traveled to Cuba with his family last month and shares his journey here.  It’s a rare and fascinating trip — it is still relatively difficult to get permission to travel to Cuba from the U.S.; Dr. Wellman, whose wife is Cuban, falls into

Supporters give $1M to Dodge College

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Adrienne Brennan, a Chapman alumna and longtime member and current president-elect of the Fashionable Women of Chapman University support group, and her son Patrick Brennan have given $1 million to Dodge College of Film and Media Arts to fund the completion of senior students’ film projects.  Adrienne, whose parents brought her to the U.S. from Ireland

See an Oscar nominee – for free!

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Ever wonder where the food you eat really comes from? Do you really want to know, because “You’ll never look at dinner the same way.” That’s the tag line for the 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary, Food, Inc. You can decide for yourself at a special screening of the documentary on  Thursday (Feb. 11) at 7:30 p.m.

Explore modern L.A. architecture via blog

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Emily Bills, Ph.D., adjunct faculty member in architecture, Department of Art, reports: “Last Fall 2009 my class visited a number of canonical architectural and urban sites as part of our course ‘The History of Los Angeles Architecture.’ Some of our experiences, conversations, and discoveries are documented on a course blog and we would like to

Celebrate the big movie awards with us!

February 7, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

You know the ones we mean.  Yup, those.  (The ones we can’t name because Golden Boy and his minions will sue us.  But it rhymes with “Hoscar.”  They announced the nominations last week!  CLICK HERE for list.)  Now get ready to celebrate the glitz and glamor at Chapman on March 7 (Sunday) at the “Red Carpet, Black

Digital activism and Vietnam

February 2, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Viet Tan, the Asian Pacific Law Student Association and the Vietnamese American Law Student Association will present “Digital Activism: A Tool for Change in Vietnam”   — a seminar on how activists are using the Internet and social media to challenge authoritarian regimes around the world  — on Feb. 27-28 (Saturday and Sunday)  at Chapman.  According