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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

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

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

New chapter for alumnus’ 1888 Center is just around the corner

January 27, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

This spring watch for the official opening of a brick-and-mortar home in Old Towne Orange for 1888 Center, a cultural arts center and publishing house founded by Chapman University alumnus Kevin Staniec ’01. The center, which has hosted a variety of community literary programs in libraries, bookstores and even the living rooms of Eichler homes,