Rotunda Cafe in Leatherby Libraries now open!

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

Why stand in line at Jazzman’s in the morning when you can now go to the Rotunda Cafe?  Located in Leatherby Libraries, the cafe is now open Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  to serve you!  On tap: our sustainable coffee brand, Aspretto. (It’s delicious! — Eds.) For more info on Aspretto, visit:

Say farewell to Lois Zechiel on Feb. 25

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

Come celebrate Lois Zechiel’s 25 years of service to the Registrar’s Office and Chapman University next Thursday, Feb. 25, with a retirement party from 3 to 5 p.m. in Argyros Forum 209!   You know what they say about retirement: it’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.  Congratulations, Lois!!

Classified Ads for Feb. 16-21

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

I’m Free to a Loving Home: Good looking, fluffy, cuddly and loving male kitty named Chowder.  Approximately 2 years old. Favorite sport:  Men’s ski jumping and couples figure skating. Favorite place:  Curled up on your couch or comforter. Favorite photo:  The one attached of myself. Yes, I’ve been neutered. To adopt me:  (714) 267-3630

From the Editors

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Well, we sadly said goodbye to PR writer/Happenings editor Diana McCabe last week (for those who have been asking, she just moved down south a little, to a Web editor position at Entrepreneur magazine).  And that means Haps will be in the hands of us — Mary Platt, PR director, and Dennis Arp, PR editor

Take your pick: Feb. 8 is packed with events!

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Just so you recall, there’s a slew of events happening on campus the evening of Monday, Feb. 8! “Chapman Jeopardy” is Monday at 6 p.m. in the Argyros Forum Dining Hall.  Watch President Jim Doti and Dean Jerry Price take on all student challengers – and encourage teams to sign up for the nationally televised

Classifieds — Feb. 8

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Classifieds for week of Feb. 8. Classifieds are free and will be posted weekly. Your ad runs for a week unless otherwise specified. Furnished room with private bath: In a nice Old Towne Orange house, six  blocks from Chapman’s main campus. (Easily walk/bike downtown and to campus.) All utilities, washer/dryer and wireless Internet included. $725/month. 

Jeopardy battle to pit President Doti and Dean Price vs. students

February 2, 2010 by | Campus Life

They’re hitting the books, cramming on trivia  and hoping  there’s not a question about the Twilight vampire series because they don’t know a thing about Bella or Edward. President Doti and Jerry Price, dean of students, are prepping  to go head-to-head with student teams in Chapman Jeopardy on Feb. 8 (Monday) from 6 p.m. to

Photos: I'm always chasing rainbows …

February 2, 2010 by | Campus Life

Matt Miller, Web managing editor/Office of Publications & Creative Services, photographed this great rainbow over Chapman University and Memorial Hall at the end of Southern California’s long week of rain recently. Check out his trio of photos!    

Your Happenings editor is moving on …

February 2, 2010 by | Campus Life

But she’s not going too far. Just down the road in Irvine to work for an online media company as a writer/blogger/social media geek for a new Web site that launches in the spring. Thanks to the faculty and staff who have encouraged me as I’ve moved this newsletter more fully online. You’ve been patient,

Pets, people and other cool stuff!

February 2, 2010 by | Campus Life

Send us photos and/or videos of your favorite pets, people or cool things going on in your life. Send to pr@chapman.edu. Snow much fun! After a week of winter storms, Mark Nolasco of Facilities and  his son Reagan, 12, spent a weekend backpacking above 9,000 feet in the San Jacinto Wilderness Area. They went up