Baking up a career plan At Chapman, Nicole Renard '17 finds the creative ingredients to start her future in food show entertainment.

October 26, 2016 by | Campus Life

Most days in the campus dining hall kitchen are great for Nicole Renard ’17. But sometimes things go wrong. Like the time she dropped four cups of bourbon all over herself as she caramelized apples, smelling like alcohol for the rest of the day. But little setbacks like that don’t stop Renard. The 2013 Distinguished

New international students get first taste of life at Chapman Bicky and Gurpreet Singh open home in traditional welcome

October 24, 2016 by | Campus Life

Everyone’s definition of comfort food varies – a traditional stew, a certain rice dish, a special sweet — but a warm welcome translates in any language. Chapman University is home away from home to more than 500 international students from 66 countries, and about 60 new and returning students from around the world gathered at

Vasquez mural to be featured in Getty’s 2017 Pacific Standard Time

October 21, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

A 37-year-old mural on the side of a Chapman University-owned apartment building on North Cypress Street — now restored under Chapman’s auspices, and considered a masterwork by a revered local artist and a treasured record of local Latino heritage — will be part of The Getty Center’s popular Pacific Standard Time Southern-California-wide exhibition next year.

Reports of cyber-bullying prompt an outpouring of love for Leslie Jones

October 17, 2016 by | Campus Life

As a former basketball player at Chapman University, Saturday Night Live actress Leslie Jones (Class of ’89) knows all about the rough and tumble of competitive sports. But nothing could have prepared her for the viciousness she faced just for starring in the female-cast reboot of the classic comedy Ghostbusters. Internet trolls attacked the idea

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