Former Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez donates papers to Chapman

January 6, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

The Hon. Loretta Sanchez ’82, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2017, has donated the congressional papers from her 20 years in office to Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The collection includes 25 boxes of her files, papers and committee work, mostly focused on Vietnamese human rights, her work with the

Chapman celebrates Nobel laureate Vernon Smith’s 90th birthday

January 6, 2017 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s Nobel laureate in economic science, Vernon Smith, Ph.D., hit the big 9-0 — yes, his 90th birthday — on January 1, 2016.  Since that was a holiday for some other reasons, the University decided to celebrate Vernon’s big day a few days later, on January 4, with an all-day economic science conference and

Student selected to civic learning internship

December 12, 2016 by | Campus Life

Tyler Ferrari ’19, from Chino, Calif., cares about engaging students in politics. Now his dedication to that cause has earned him special honors. Ferrari has been selected as one of the three student interns for NASPA—Student Affairs Educators in Higher Education’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement conference. In his role, he will organize the content

$15M+ gift establishes Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at Chapman University

December 5, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University established today the Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at the University. The Smith Institute is named in honor of Adam Smith (1723-1790), the moral philosopher who is widely known for authoring two great works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and The Wealth of Nations, and Chapman’s 2002 Nobel laureate in economic