Chapman students win OC Press Club Scholarships

May 21, 2015 by | Campus Life

Chapman students Megan Abba, Melissa Cano and Wes Rapaport won $1,000, $500 and $300 scholarships in the College Journalism Scholarship competition awards from  the Orange County Press Club. Jean O. Pasco and Bill Rams comprise the press club scholarship selection committee. Cornerstone Communications contributed $1,000, an anonymous donor contributed $250 and additional scholarship funds were

Professors El-Askary and Hellberg awarded 2015 Wang-Fradkin Professorships

May 19, 2015 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s elite Wang-Fradkin Professorships were awarded to professors from Schmid College of Science and Technology at the 20th Annual Chapman University Faculty Honors Convocation, held Friday in the George H.W. Bush Conference Center. Receiving the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship was Hesham El-Askary, Ph.D., associate professor and director of Hazards, Global and Environmental Change and Computational

Love on first site tour for Muscos

May 18, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

When Sebastian P. “Paul” Musco and his wife Marybelle saw it for the first time, they were speechless — but only for a moment. “Wow, that’s a big one,” Paul laughed, his arms out as if to embrace it. “Oh, isn’t it just beautiful,” Marybelle exclaimed, pointing at it and laughing with her husband. It

Peace Studies major Marissa Wong ’15 named Cheverton winner

May 8, 2015 by | Campus Life

Peace Studies major Marissa Wong ’15 has been named Chapman University’s 2015 Cheverton Award winner. The announcement was made Friday afternoon at annual Campus Leadership Awards. One of the oldest awards presented by Chapman, the Cheverton Award was established in 1929. The original bronze cup awarded to recipients was a gift of the Class of

A new gavel, an old story.

May 7, 2015 by | Campus Life

To a passing glance, the ceremonial gavel introduced at the May 5 Chapman University Board of Governors meeting might look like any other gavel. However, it comes from the very foundations of Chapman itself — literally. It is made from a salvaged four-by-four of Douglas fir from the original foundation of Wilkinson Hall — the