The buzz of commerce filled the Leatherby Center Launch Labs at Chapman University this month as more than a dozen pop-up businesses opened shop. The sound had a slightly higher pitch: Most of the entrepreneurs were 8-to-11-year-old girls. With shops and mini-restaurants such as the Unicorn Café, Dazzle Salon, Passion 4 Fashion, Slime Time and
Slower job growth and tepid construction activity are among the major factors that will shape Orange County’s economy during the rest of 2017, according to the latest economic report from Chapman University economists. A key factor is unemployment, which is low at 3.2 percent, according to the 2017 Economic Forecast Update released by the University’s
Some of Orange County’s future entrepreneurs will get a jump-start on their careers this July, thanks to a collaboration between Girls Inc. and Chapman University.
Seated side by side in their sandwich shop on the corner of Glassell Street and Walnut Avenue, Mathew Riscalla ’16 and his father Daniel have an easy give and take. Their Subway Café, a new interpretation of the usual Subway franchise, has USB outlets, a digital jukebox, reclaimed wood and a trendy color scheme, all
Don’t worry, Mom! There are jobs in video games. Fowler School of Law alumni land at Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment, developer and publisher of World of Warcraft and Overwatch.
President Trump’s decision June 1 to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement continues to draw reactions from across the nation and around the world. We asked some Chapman experts for their reactions to the decision and to look ahead to its possible impact.
Chapman University has honored two biology and physics professors with its 2016-2017 Wang-Fradkin Professorships, the University’s highest recognition for faculty research. Jennifer Funk, associate professor of biological sciences, was awarded the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship. The Junior Wang-Fradkin Professorship went to Justin Dressel, assistant professor of physics. The awards were presented at the 22nd Annual Faculty
The Valencia orange tree a few steps outside Beckman Hall is not the only reason Maria Correa (MBA ’17) chose Chapman University for her graduate studies. But it definitely helped. As Correa toured the campus to learn more about the Executive MBA program a vice president at her company recommended, the tree that thrives alongside
Marty O’Connor has been a familiar sight in Chapman University’s Beckman Hall the last couple of years, rolling to class in his wheelchair. Just five years ago, O’Connor (MBA ’17) was a young salesman for packaging industry firm TricorBraun, traveling internationally and “making great strides, at the apogee of my career,” he said. A fall
All are invited to a free screening of the 1987 movie Fatal Attraction at 5 p.m., Monday, May 8 at Memorial Hall. Director Adrian Lyne will be on hand for an audience talk back following the screening. Legendary director Lyne is also known for such movies as 9 1/2 Weeks, Jacob’s Ladder, Indecent Proposal, Flash