Candy Valentine’s Day hearts are one of the most beloved hallmarks of February. But it’s also Heart Health Month and Chapman University’s Department of Fire and Life Safety is marking the occasion with a lot of love for everyone’s heart.
In a highly politicized era of rapid-fire news developments and intense social media, some people feel the need to walk away for their own well-being. This Chapman University professor suggests another option.
A Chapman University alumnus who transformed a high school’s chorus from a single class into an award-winning program with more than 200 singers has been named the 2017 Grammy Music Educator of the Year. Keith Hancock ’02 (M.A. ’04) was chosen from among 10 semifinalists and more than 3,300 nominees from all 50 states. The award
As the founding president of Starbucks International, Howard Behar excelled as one of those unconventional executives who dared to do things differently. But he almost killed that spirit with a bad case of self-doubt. Speaking to a crowd of Chapman University students, Behar recounted how as a young executive at a furniture rental company he
A newly acquired painting by one of the best-known California Scene artists, Milford Zornes (1908-2008), will soon grace the collection of Chapman University’s Hilbert Museum of California Art. Museum founder and benefactor Mark Hilbert recently purchased Zornes’ “The Canyon” from another collector, and the painting will soon go on public display in the museum. The
For Chapman University Professor Peter Atherton, DMA, fairy tales are a very serious endeavor. Especially when they’ve inspired operas that can be adapted and performed for very young audiences. That’s exactly what Atherton has been doing with Pacific Symphony’s Family Musical Mornings, where he’s been the director and scriptwriter for numerous operas, including most recently
A Chapman University professor will join a distinguished panel of Cold War historians and national security officials discussing Nixon-era statecraft and leadership on Friday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda. Gregory Daddis, Ph.D., associate professor of history and director of Chapman’s MA in War & Society program,
Orange County residents have the opportunity to take advantage of Chapman University’s Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy at costs much lower than traditional clinics. Chapman’s center is open to the public and treats a wide range of matters including: family stress, couple conflict, divorce recovery, anxiety, election stress, step family issues, chronic
It isn’t every day that student musicians have the opportunity to be coached by a member of a world-renowned classical music ensemble. When the boundary-breaking, globetrotting Kronos Quartet lands in a city large or small, however, the members — David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola) and Sunny Yang (cello) — make it
This spring watch for the official opening of a brick-and-mortar home in Old Towne Orange for 1888 Center, a cultural arts center and publishing house founded by Chapman University alumnus Kevin Staniec ’01. The center, which has hosted a variety of community literary programs in libraries, bookstores and even the living rooms of Eichler homes,