Chapman announces new Vice President for Research

May 25, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University today announced the selection of Thomas Piechota, Ph.D., PE, as vice president for research for the Orange, California, school. The position is new for Chapman and reflects the university’s extensive growth in research activities and funding allocations. Piechota will begin at Chapman on September 1. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Piechota,” said

After Challenger fell, this alumna rose up June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D., is honored with Chapman's 2016 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

May 23, 2016 by | Campus Life

When June Scobee Rodgers was in the ninth grade, her high school civics teacher asked everyone to talk about their career dreams. Scobee Rodgers told the class that she had recently read Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s autobiography. The life’s work of the humanitarian physician had so inspired her that she planned to be a research scientist

Archive Dive: Graduation – remember when? Take a trip down Chapman's memory lane with images from commencement past!

May 20, 2016 by | Campus Life

Congratulations graduates – you’ve made it to this special weekend and will join the ranks of Chapman University Alumni! As you look toward your future, here’s a peek back at those who have gone before you. Take a dive through the Leatherby Libraries’s Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives and see nearly 130

Professors Laura Glynn and Roman Buniy awarded Wang-Fradkin Professorships

May 17, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s elite Wang-Fradkin Professorships were awarded to professors from the Schmid College of Science and Technology and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences at the 21st Annual Chapman University Faculty Honors Convocation, held Friday, May 13, in the George H.W. Bush Conference Center. Receiving the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship was Laura Glynn, Ph.D., professor

Tune in: Wimberley siblings featured on KTLA Wimberley siblings prepare for their next big gig: degree conferral

May 16, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

The family that plays music together, graduates together. That might not be exactly how the old idiom goes, but in the case of the Wimberley brothers and sister, it rings true. The siblings, who make up the Wimberley Bluegrass Band — Danielle ’16, mandolin, business administration, twins Mark ’16 guitar, communication studies, and James ’16,

Chapman University’s Commencement Weekend, May 20-22, Marks Final Graduation Ceremony for Doti as President "American Idol's" David Archuleta and Academy of Motion Picture Arts President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Among Top Names Participating as More Than 2,000 Students Receive Degrees

May 13, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University will graduate 1,474 seniors and 612 graduate and law degree candidates during its 155th Commencement festivities May 20-22, 2016. The weekend will kick off on Friday, May 20  with the Baccalaureate Interfaith Worship Service at 4 p.m. in Musco Center for the Arts, featuring “American Idol” star David Archuleta as speaker and performer. 

A farm grows in Orange Orange Home Grown and Chapman plant the seeds of healthy foods with community farm project

May 13, 2016 by | Campus Life

On North Lemon Street in Old Towne Orange there’s a vacant lot covered in bare dirt. But soon there will be a bounty of vegetables, fruit trees and herbs flourishing there, along with an outdoor teaching space where the community can learn about backyard agriculture and experience the delight of farm-to-table gardening. Thanks to a

Culture of Mexico to be Celebrated at Musco Center’s First World CAFE FREE Arts and Culture Fiesta on Sunday, May 29

May 11, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Musco Center for the Arts presents the first of its ongoing series of World CAFEs (Cultural Arts Festivals and Events) on Sunday, May 29, 1-8 p.m. with “The Heartbeat of Mexico,” a salute to the rich music and culture of Mexico. The day-long festival includes a free fiesta featuring 16 performing companies on three stages