Help H.A.P.P.Y. at L.A. event on April 13

April 5, 2010 by | Campus Life

Come on out to D’Amore’s Pizza at 650 N. La Cienega in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 13, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., for a fund-raising evening to benefit H.A.P.P.Y. (Hands Across the Planet for Poor Youth), Chapman Public Safety Officer Michael Belay’s charity that is gathering funds to build a water purification system in

"Women in Focus 2010" Will Honor Women in TV

April 5, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Chapman community is invited to the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts’ 8th Annual Women in Focus Conference on Friday, April 30 at 1:30 in the Folino Theater in Marion Knott Studios, with a mixer to follow — a chance to talk to the panelists informally — on the Knott Studios sound stage. This year the

Wonderful Wisteria

April 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Spring into the three-day weekend with a little wisteria break. Visit the blooming wisteria outside the Fish Interfaith Center & Wallace All Faiths Chapel or enjoy the view from here. [slideshow id=2666130979435797356&w=240&h=600]

Chapman alum to coach St. John's

April 1, 2010 by | Sports

Steve Lavin, Chapman ’88, has been named the head men’s basketball coach at St. John’s University in New York. At Lavin’s official introduction Wednesday St. John’s director of athletics Chris Monasch described Lavin as “a hard worker, a man with a vision, a professional, a team player, someone who would fit in the University.”  Lavin has been an analyst for

Discussions begin on future of Art Department

March 29, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

  In case you haven’t already read about it in The Panther online or on the newly formed SAVE CHAPMAN ART Facebook page that has already attracted more than a thousand members:  university administrators met with the art department and several deans of Chapman colleges on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of structural changes to

Two Chapman staffers need your vote to win dream wedding

March 29, 2010 by | Campus Life

David May, assistant director of admission, and Adrianna Gonzalez of the human resources department just got engaged!  Congratulations, you two!  And now you can help them win the wedding of their dreams.  “When there are so many amazing people in one place, it is no surprise that it is easy to fall in love here

Music faculty members earn rave in L.A. Times

March 29, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Two adjunct faculty members from the Chapman Conservatory of Music — mezzo-soprano and vocal instructor Kristina Driskill and pianist and keyboard instructor Mark Robson — earned a rave review in the Los Angeles Times’ CultureMonster blog for their performance of the “Hollywood Songbook” of emigre German Jewish composer Hanns Eisler this past Saturday.  They performed at

Brandman U. to Host GOP Senate Candidate Forum on March 30

March 29, 2010 by | Business and Law

Brandman University, the fully accredited adult education university within the Chapman University System, will host “America in the 21st Century: A Town Hall Forum Featuring the California Republican Candidates for U.S. Senate.” The event enables university students and the general public to openly discuss the issues with the Republican Senatorial candidates on Tuesday, March 30, from

Free tickets for Elie Wiesel available April 5-9

March 29, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Holocaust survivor and author ( Night and 50 other books) last visited Chapman five years ago for a sold-out lecture and the dedication of the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library.  He returns here on April 26 for a 10 a.m. talk in Memorial Hall, which is open only