At Chapman, it really is the dog days of summer

July 14, 2017 by | Campus Life

If you find yourself whining, barking and woofing about the heat, it’s no wonder. These are the dog days of summer, after all. Around Chapman University, though, many of our better-behaved canine pals are year-round visitors. We celebrate that tradition in the photo gallery below. But first, a history lesson about the dog days. It’s

A Q&A with Jake Gross ’15 from Maccabiah Games in Israel Former Chapman water polo player one of 10,000 athletes in 'Jewish Olympics'

July 14, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Former Chapman University water polo player Jake Gross ’15 competed in the 2017 Maccabiah Games, an Olympic-style athletic competition now held every four years in Israel for some 10,000 Jewish athletes from around the world. First staged in 1932, the games have included such elite athletes as Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz and basketball players Ernie

Awards, fun and workshops highlight annual Staff Summit week

July 7, 2017 by | Campus Life

Chapman University honored its staff for outstanding service and contributions during its 2017 Staff Appreciation Awards Ceremony held Friday, June 30, in Musco Center for the Arts. “I want you to know how important what you do is to the University and how grateful we are for the incredible work you put in day in

Chapman alumni build a winning tradition at ‘Choir of the World’

July 7, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Every July, singers, dancers and musicians from all around the world flock to the small Welsh town of Llangollen for the annual International Musical Eisteddfod, a six-day festival that celebrates musical competition, performance and international peace and friendship. The festival attracts around 4,000 performers competing in more than 20 competitions each summer. The festivities culminate

Chapman University wins national awards for fundraising success

June 27, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University has received two national awards recognizing its fundraising success. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) selected Chapman to receive two 2017 CASE Educational Fundraising Awards. In the category of Private Comprehensive Institutions with Endowments Over $72 million, Chapman received the Overall Performance Award and the Improvement Award. Judges based their

A Schweitzer Rising Star takes “Action in Africa” Sarah Nininger '13 completes a journey begun in high school, continues to expand the adventure

June 26, 2017 by | Campus Life

“There is no separating my life from my work,” says Sarah Nininger ’13, B.A. Integrated Educational Studies. Her friends back in the U.S. are getting married, having families, buying homes. She’s trying to figure out how incorporate a plot of land that came with her building in Uganda into a community gardening project. At 27,

In the summertime, the building is busy at Chapman University

June 23, 2017 by | Campus Life

It looks like Chapman University planners and construction managers missed the memo about those lazy days of summer. From the ongoing construction of the Center for Science and Technology to a major remodeling of historic Reeves Hall, there’s a whole lot of work going on around campus. Here’s an update on the projects. Reeves Hall