$3 Million Gift to Chapman University from the William S. and Nancy E. Thompson Foundation Will Establish the Thompson Policy Institute on Disability and Autism Institute Aims to Educate Decision-Makers with Data on Matters Involving Disability and Autism; Will Conduct Its Own Independent Research and Aid in Clarifying Complex Existing Research Data

October 5, 2015 by | Science and Health

Chapman University has received a $3 million gift from the William S. and Nancy E. Thompson Foundation to establish the Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism, a new think tank that will gather data and develop its own independent research to study and advocate on topics surrounding the issues of disability and autism.

Strength in Cognitive Diversity’ Chapman University to present first dyslexia summit on Oct. 23, free and open to the public

September 24, 2015 by | Campus Life

Chapman University will present its first annual Dyslexia Summit: “Strength in Cognitive Diversity,” on Friday, Oct. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The conference will take place in Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404. The event is free and open to the public. However, advance registration is required. Online registration is open now at https://events.chapman.edu/7530. The

It’s a research safari for SURF students at Chapman University

August 7, 2015 by | Science and Health

Dozens of students have truly been pouring their labors into the laboratories across the Chapman University campus this summer. But it’s fair to say they don’t consider it work, and even call it surfing – of a sort. That’s because they’ve all been part of Chapman’s unique Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program. Twenty-one undergraduates

Special Olympics athletes earn smiles, sweat and cheers at Chapman University

July 22, 2015 by | Campus Life

Unseasonable humidity blanketed Chapman University’s Wilson Field. But nothing could stifle the spirits of the 183 Special Olympics athletes on campus today, July 22, for their pre-games training. Especially for Nick Kellof, a basketball player who’s part of the Canadian delegation. Sweat beaded Kellof’s forehead after he finished an obstacle course arranged on the field