Chapman loses a friend: the passing of Larry Dodge

December 2, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University is saddened to announce the death of Lawrence Dodge, businessman, philanthropist, member of the Chapman President’s Cabinet and friend of the University, who passed away on December 1, 2016. A fervent believer in the importance of the arts and arts education, Larry Dodge was instrumental in the development of the Lawrence and Kristina

Campus kicks off annual food drive for nearby Mary’s Kitchen

December 2, 2016 by | Campus Life

Have you noticed the big glittery gold boxes around campus? Those are the drop-off containers for Chapman University’s annual food drive for Mary’s Kitchen, a local nonprofit that provides food and services to the homeless and hungry in our community. Last year this beloved tradition, sponsored by Human Resources, resulted in a cargo van packed

Kick off the holiday season with merry music events at Musco Center

November 23, 2016 by Mary Platt | Arts and Culture

As winter comes to Southern California and the weather turns very slightly colder — some days, at least! — folks’ thoughts turn to visions of gingerbread and hot chocolate, music and lights. If you’re a winter holiday fan (and, really, who isn’t?), Chapman University’s Musco Center for the Arts has some merry musical events that

World’s largest archive on famed Holocaust rescuer Oskar Schindler is gifted to Chapman

November 10, 2016 by Mary Platt | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s nationally recognized Holocaust Education program and its Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library – part of the University’s Leatherby Libraries – have received a major gift that will further distinguish its reputation: the most complete collection in the world of primary and secondary source material on the life and times of Holocaust

Five things the smart student should know about office hours

November 8, 2016 by | Campus Life

They’re listed on the syllabus and sometimes posted outside the professor’s door. Office hours are required for professors – six hours a week for Chapman University faculty teaching a full course load – but visiting is optional for students. Those hours are hardly just for students who are struggling, though: Many professors say it’s often

Chapman Celebrates! Annual black-tie gala formerly named American Celebration debuts in Musco Center for the Arts

November 6, 2016 by | Campus Life

With dazzling performances by a cast of more than 100 talented students and tributes to visionary leaders, Chapman University presented its 35th Chapman Celebrates gala on Saturday, Nov. 5, held for the first time in Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts. The event’s name may have changed – American Celebration was the