Chapman University forges ties with local Muslim community

August 19, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center and Leatherby Libraries are partnering in an initiative to forge closer ties with Orange County’s Muslim and Muslim-American communities — and the first evidence of that nascent partnership was on display at a recent luncheon of the Minaret Business Organization (MBO) held at the Interfaith Center.  Charlene Baldwin, dean of

Chapman Entrepreneurs are VYRL!

August 11, 2016 by | Business and Law

One of the start-up teams in Chapman’s Launch Labs – an incubator in the Argyros School’s Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics – is VYRL. And, in their recent soft launch, VYRL quietly went viral. Chapman student and VYRL CEO Jason Goldberg ’17 founded the company behind the app in 2015 while still a

Chapman announces new Vice President for Research

May 25, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University today announced the selection of Thomas Piechota, Ph.D., PE, as vice president for research for the Orange, California, school. The position is new for Chapman and reflects the university’s extensive growth in research activities and funding allocations. Piechota will begin at Chapman on September 1. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Piechota,” said