Ooh-la-la! French Film Festival coming Feb. 26-27

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman’s French language program in the Department of Languages, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will present a festival of French films next Friday and Saturday in the Irvine Lecture Hall, so mark your calendars now if you love Gallic cinema!   These are some impressive, highly acclaimed films, too, so the planners are not

Want a half-price lunch?

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

This Thursday, Feb. 18 is Commuter Day at the dining commons in the Sandhu Residence Center.  So if you drive, bike, walk or otherwise transit from home to Chapman (which is pretty much all of us who don’t live here!), your excellent lunch in the commons will be HALF PRICE that day!  Have you visited

Chapman Partners with Museum of Tolerance "Mendez" Event

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Are you aware that Orange County played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement of the 1940s?  Many people know about desegregation as it happened in the American South, but a groundbreaking exhibition at the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) in Los Angeles shares the story of the landmark struggles of Latino families in Southern

VIDEO: Prof. Slayton Portrays FDR

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Prof. Robert Slayton, Ph.D., of Chapman’s Department of History, portrayed President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the second of the “A Night With…” presentations, presented by Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, on Feb. 8.  Enjoy a clip of his fascinating performance: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub34HI6WQEg]

The art of sharing Chapman's permanent collection

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art has 11 new friends. No, not on Facebook — on campus. Art-loving members of the American Association of University Women got an up-close look at some of the more than 400 works in the Chapman collection during a tour on Monday. Curator Maggi Owens and assistant

Can digital activism speed change in Vietnam?

February 17, 2010 by | Business and Law

The fight for social justice and political change is alive and well in the digital age. That’s the message of a seminar called Digital Activism: A Tool for Change in Vietnam, to be held Feb. 27-28 at Chapman. Young activists in Iran, Moldova and elsewhere around the world are using the Internet to challenge authoritarian

Rotunda Cafe in Leatherby Libraries now open!

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

Why stand in line at Jazzman’s in the morning when you can now go to the Rotunda Cafe?  Located in Leatherby Libraries, the cafe is now open Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  to serve you!  On tap: our sustainable coffee brand, Aspretto. (It’s delicious! — Eds.) For more info on Aspretto, visit:

Chapman Men's Basketball W-L Record Among Best in Nation

February 17, 2010 by | Sports

Take a look at this:  NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL BEST W-L RECORDS, LAST TWO SEASONS (Through Feb. 7, 2010)         Rk.        Team        NCAA        2008-09        2009-10        Overall    Pct.         1.        St. Thomas (Minn.)        DIII