Theatre Dept. opens Bus Stop/Hedda Gabler rep run

March 12, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Ready for some great plays? The Chapman Department of Theatre has two excellent options on tap this week and next, as they open Bus Stop and Hedda Gabler in repertory at the Waltmar Theatre on campus. Bus Stop , by Willam Inge and directed by John Benitz, is the play that the famous 1956 movie was

Sodexo plans "green" menu for April climate change conference

March 12, 2010 by | Science and Health

The “Beyond Copenhagen” International Climate Change Conference at Chapman University on April 21-23 will feature a sustainable “green” menu, courtesy of Sodexo, which provides Chapman’s restaurant and dining services.   And proving you can go green and still be very. very tasty – check out this sample menu: Sample Menu: Organic baby spinach with radicchio, toasted

Stan Kenton Alumni Band performs Fri, March 12

March 12, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Don’t forget – the Conservatory of Music presents the Stan Kenton Alumni Band tonight at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall!  Tickets will be available in advance or at the door, starting at $10.  The late Stan Kenton was one of the all-time great big-band leaders of the ’40s, ’50s and beyond.  His music was adventurous

Today's Town Hall meeting canceled

March 12, 2010 by | Campus Life

The Chapman Town Hall meeting scheduled for today – Friday, March 12 – has been canceled, the chancellor’s office has announced.  But please keep the next Town Hall on your calendar — Friday, April 9, from 12 noon to 2 pm – we will let you know the topic as soon as we find out.

Chapman Preview Day will bring potential students to campus

March 11, 2010 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s Third Annual Preview Day will bring crowds of pre-Chapman students to the campus on Saturday, April 24.  The students will be those who have been offered undergraduate admission for this fall – it is the university’s final opportunity to wow them and basically knock their socks off prior to the national commitment deposit deadline on May

"Vive Haiti" event aims to raise funds, awareness

March 11, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Chapman University Sociology Department presents “Vive Haiti!” a teach-in benefit that will let audience members learn about the historical, social, and political context of Haiti through performance, film and a lecture.  The event, which takes place Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall, aims to raise both awareness and funds for Haitian earthquake relief.   The lecture will

Join the Chapman Book Club for faculty and staff

March 11, 2010 by | Campus Life

All Chapman faculty and staff are cordially invited to join the Chapman Book Club for invigorating discussions about selected books. You are welcome to bring your lunch to the discussion. Please read the book beforehand and bring it to the discussion with you.  Meetings take place in the Hogan Seminar Room on the fourth floor

TONIGHT: Superpower Illusions

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Tonight at 7 p.m. in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404,  former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack F. Matlock Jr. gives a talk entitled “Superpower Illusions: How Myths and Ideologies Led America Astray, and How to Return to Reality.”  In it he will demolish myths that have distorted America’s recent foreign policy,

Tabula Poetica: Get your poetry on

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Check out Tabula Poetica’s new website for all things poetry at Chapman University!    http://www.chapman.edu/poetry/  For the launch, the home page features President Doti reading “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot. And here’s some upcoming poetry news from the club: Join the Department of Languages and others for the 7th Annual

Leatherby Libraries 4th Annual Book Sale is March 18-19

March 10, 2010 by | Campus Life

People we know look forward all year to the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Sale, which is coming up on Thursday and Friday, March 18-19.  And with good reason — there are tons of great books at inexpensive prices, not to mention CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs and more. Note that the Thursday sale (10 a.m. to