Last we checked in over summer, Chapman University’s 51-foot Doti-Struppa Rock Wall was in pieces and getting a bath. That is to say, all the holds were off the wall, sorted and about to be soaked down with an acid wash. With the dirty work behind them, rock wall staffers are back to the most
Chapman University recently hosted the CUPA-HR SoCal Chapter conference on campus, welcoming dozens of human resources professionals in the field of higher education. CUPA-HR provides leadership on higher education workplace issues in the U.S. and abroad, monitoring trends, exploring emerging workforce issues, conducting research and promoting strategic discussions among colleges and universities. CUPA-HR represents more
At the start of the semester, Muzammil Siddiqi, Ph.D., told the 19 Chapman University students in his Religious Studies course that beyond discussions of what constitutes a true religion, he wanted them to know “what is true about Islam.” Now he wants everyone to know what is false about the terrorists who killed 130 people
The lighting of Attallah Piazza with thousands of twinkling white lights for the winter holidays is a sight to behold. But within days of their debut at the annual Winterfest celebration, students dive into finals and head home. To give everyone a little more time to enjoy the display, Winterfest this year is Wednesday, Nov.
Beloved professor Jim Miller, who passed away on November 11, 2015, penned this essay about his life and times at Chapman in 2003, shortly after announcing his retirement after 47 years of teaching at the University. We reprint it here in his honor. In June 1956, I arrived at Chapman—and have been teaching here for
James C. Miller, professor emeritus at Chapman University, member of the Department of History faculty, and longtime inspiration to generations of Chapman students, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the age of 88. Known as “Killer Miller” to countless classes because of his high expectations for his students and their work, and for
Nostalgia was in the air as Chapman University’s 34th American Celebration was performed for the last time on the stage of iconic 1920s-era Memorial Hall. But it was excitement for the future that won the evening at the signature Broadway revue and glittering gala that is the University’s main fundraiser for student scholarships.
Something’s rocking and rolling this weekend at the Waltmar Theater — but it’s not what you think. Try the Greek Chorus of Stones in Sarah Ruhl’s play, Eurydice. For those unfamiliar with the modern retelling of the Greek Orpheus myth, Eurydice, the newly-wed and newly-dead amnesiac heroine, must choose between staying with her father in the
Chapman University film production major Nathan Mulroy ’17 has worked his way through 1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, discusses cinema history like an academic and watches horror movies with a scholar’s steely nerves. But his heart fluttered just a bit on Tuesday afternoon when the children of screen stars and horror legends
Italian studies students and professors gathered in an excited group on the fourth floor patio of Beckman Hall at Chapman University on a recent warm evening to hear – or make that, watch – a special guest speaker. “What is your favorite gesture?” one student called out to documentary filmmaker Luca Vullo. Vullo thought for