Work-study students find joyful and rewarding work tutoring youngsters at The Friendly Center.
John R. “Jack” Horner, one of the world’s leading experts in paleontology, MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient and inspiration for the character of Alan Grant in the “Jurassic Park” movies, will join Chapman University as a Presidential Fellow, beginning in fall 2016.
Chances are you don’t really want your family’s Thanksgiving to look like that iconic Normal Rockwell painting. It’s lovely. But seriously, for people sitting down to plain celery, ice water and what is probably an overdone bird, those folks are way too chipper. But Americans do attach a lot of hopeful expectations to Thanksgiving, along
When a biologist gets to make room for a new species on a class syllabus, that’s big news. When the newly-identified animal happens to be a tortoise in the Galápagos Islands, where Charles Darwin himself found inspiration, that’s extraordinary news, says Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., professor in the Schmid College of Science and Technology. “I’ve got
Chapman University’s inaugural Dyslexia Summit: Strength in Cognitive Diversity drew an overflow crowd of more than 300 people to the Bush Conference Center on Friday, Oct. 23. “You will notice the word ‘inaugural’ — that’s an ambitious title,” said Chapman Chancellor Daniele Struppa in his welcoming remarks. “It means we’re going to be doing this
Researchers at Chapman University have proposed a strategic approach for information spreading via Facebook using cancer screenings as a health intervention.
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.
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
Dean Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., discusses plan to put a woman on the $10 bill
Nearly 900 people laughed, teared up, learned a lot and even meditated a bit at Chapman University’s fourth independently organized TEDx