A Chapman tradition Inspirational and devoted leaders are honored during Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration

October 13, 2017 by | Campus Life

A U.S. ambassador. The chief medical officer at a regional medical center. An award-winning filmmaker whose breakout work created industry buzz. Those were just a few of the best and brightest alumni honored this fall at Chapman University’s Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration. The awards were bestowed on 15 alumni, individuals who’ve used their talents to

Professor Victoria Carty honored for work with Higher Ground Wells Fargo partners with Angels to recognize service

September 29, 2017 by | Campus Life

That smiling face on the Angel Stadium scoreboard Sept. 20 was Chapman University’s Victoria Carty, Ph.D., an associate professor of sociology in the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Carty was honored before the game as a Wells Fargo Home Run Hero for her work with Higher Ground, an Anaheim nonprofit that provides

70 years later, O.C. school desegregation case echoes on campus 'Mendez v. Westminster' remembered during National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017 by | Campus Life

On the 70th anniversary of Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark federal court decision that ended segregation in Orange County public schools and set the table for Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the story is being told across the campus of Chapman University during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Black-and-white photos of schoolchildren with brown

Celebrate your Panther Pride at Chapman Family Homecoming, Oct. 6-7

September 21, 2017 by | Campus Life

Save the date and start making your plans to join us for the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration, Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7. This year’s festivities are jam-packed with reunions, master classes, the 8th annual Chili Cook-Off, a service project, tailgate parties, Panther Pub, football and lots more. Whether you are a current student,

Tracing history, honoring a community Emigdio Vasquez mural highlights Chapman exhibitions included in Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

September 15, 2017 by | Campus Life

It was the golden-brown eyes and work-worn face of the man in the outdoor mural that stopped the Chapman University student in her tracks. “It’s beautiful,” said Amanda Remy ’21, whose grandparents came from Mexico. “My family traditionally had the lighter brown eyes, so the way the eyes kind of seem to glow, that reminds