Alumna honored at “Legacy of Heart Mountain” screening Was held in WWII Japanese internment camp

October 5, 2015 by | Campus Life

Toshiko “Toshi” Ito ’46 cradled her red, rough edged diploma from Chapman College, Chapman University’s former incarnation. She pulled out her creased college graduation photo, showing herself slightly smiling at the camera. “I was so young — my hair was so black then,” Ito exclaims. Her diploma and that small photo are two hard-won happy

State of the Academy Chancellor Struppa highlights academic accomplishments and priorities in annual address

October 2, 2015 by | Campus Life

Innovative classroom programs are underway, donor generosity is growing, academic reputation is rising and new facilities – led by the nearly-complete Musco Center for the Arts – are making Chapman University “a national model for a learning community,” Chancellor Daniele Struppa said in his 2015 State of the Academy Address. Such advancements are impressive, but

Chili leak: President Doti reveals his favorite chili recipe This Sicilian-style Homecoming dish is fit for a king. Or at least a president.

October 1, 2015 by | Campus Life

Not to be outdone in the age of Web-leaks, President Doti has granted us access to the most secret and secure of Chapman University official records: his recipe box. The following is a highly taste-sensitive document, only meant to be used for the good of the chili-eating people, particularly the chili-fans of the Chapman Family

Chapman University’s Jim Doti announces plan to step down in August An economist, Doti looks forward to return to teaching

September 28, 2015 by | Campus Life

After nearly 25 years of leading Chapman University’s growth into a comprehensive university with a rising reputation for academic excellence and faculty research, President Jim Doti announced today, Sept. 28, that he will step down from the presidency at the end of August, 2016. The president shared the news in the following letter to the

You bring the chili, we’ll bring the fun Join the festivities at the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration -- chili chefs still welcome!

September 25, 2015 by | Campus Life

Do you have a cherished chili recipe you’ve always thought would be a smokin’ hot cook-off contender? Then gather a few friends and enter the Sixth Annual Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate, set smack dab in the middle of all the festivities during the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration Friday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Oct. 4. The