Nobel Laureate in economics Vernon Smith to be honored at 90th birthday celebration on January 4 Chapman will mark occasion with conference, celebration gala and launch of new Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

December 9, 2016 by | Business and Law

Chapman University will honor its Nobel Laureate in economics Vernon Smith, Ph.D., with a conference and gala to celebrate Smith’s 90th birthday. Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in experimental economics. The invite-only conference features a lineup of Smith’s former students who will give presentations honoring

$15M+ gift establishes Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at Chapman University

December 5, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University established today the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at the University. The Smith Institute is named in honor of Adam Smith (1723-1790), the moral philosopher who is widely known for authoring two great works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and The Wealth of Nations, and Chapman’s 2002 Nobel laureate in economic

Doti uses Hilbert Museum paintings to illustrate points for his statistics class

October 16, 2016 by | Campus Life

President Emeritus Jim Doti, settling into his new/old position as a professor in the Argyros School of Business and Economics, continues to cross-pollinate academic disciplines as he innovates elements of education.  For one of his Introductory Business Statistics (MGSC 209) evening classes in early October, he borrowed two paintings by Orange County-based artist George James

Chapman University Fowler Law Professor Named as Potential Supreme Court Pick for Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson

October 13, 2016 by | Business and Law

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson on Tuesday listed Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Tom Campbell as a top pick to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States, along with George Washington University Law School Professor Jonathan Turley. The selections were announced in a C-SPAN interview with Johnson

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