Explore modern L.A. architecture via blog

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Emily Bills, Ph.D., adjunct faculty member in architecture, Department of Art, reports: “Last Fall 2009 my class visited a number of canonical architectural and urban sites as part of our course ‘The History of Los Angeles Architecture.’ Some of our experiences, conversations, and discoveries are documented on a course blog and we would like to

How founder of TOMS Shoes makes a difference

February 8, 2010 by | Business and Law

Yeah, just try walking a mile in Blake Mycoskie’s shoes. He’s created five businesses since college, placed third with his sister Paige in season No. 2 of The Amazing Race and has been featured in People magazine’s “Heroes Among Us” section. He’s  founder and president of TOMS Shoes, which gives a pair of new shoes

A historic first for Chapman Lacrosse this Saturday!

February 8, 2010 by | Sports

Chris Watts, recreational sports manager and sports information assistant in the Athletics Department, let us know this news:   This coming Saturday, February 13, the Chapman University men’s club lacrosse team is hosting Brigham Young University at 7 p.m. on Wilson Field in a nationally televised game on Fox College Sports. Both teams are part of the

Softball team eager to debut new home

February 8, 2010 by | Sports

The Chapman women’s softball team will try again this week to inaugurate its new home field with games at El Camino Real Park, 400 N. Main St. in Orange. Alas, rain washed out Saturday’s dedication ceremony and a scheduled doubleheader with Whittier College. The Panthers are scheduled to play a doubleheader Tuesday (Feb. 9) against

Experimental economics lunch sparks lively discussion

February 8, 2010 by | Business and Law

Funded by a grant from the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), and co-hosted by Chapman University and Reason Foundation, a lively luncheon discussion, “Experimental Economics and Economic Policy” was held last Tuesday, Feb. 2  in Argyros Forum.   Guests included members of Chapman’s Economic Science Institute (ESI), the Argyros School of Business and Economics,

Classifieds — Feb. 8

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Classifieds for week of Feb. 8. Classifieds are free and will be posted weekly. Your ad runs for a week unless otherwise specified. Furnished room with private bath: In a nice Old Towne Orange house, six  blocks from Chapman’s main campus. (Easily walk/bike downtown and to campus.) All utilities, washer/dryer and wireless Internet included. $725/month. 

Celebrate the big movie awards with us!

February 7, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

You know the ones we mean.  Yup, those.  (The ones we can’t name because Golden Boy and his minions will sue us.  But it rhymes with “Hoscar.”  They announced the nominations last week!  CLICK HERE for list.)  Now get ready to celebrate the glitz and glamor at Chapman on March 7 (Sunday) at the “Red Carpet, Black

Dean Eastman steps down to make run for state office

February 2, 2010 by | Business and Law

John C. Eastman , dean of the Chapman University School of Law, has announced that he is resigning as dean, effective Monday, Feb. 1, to seek the Republican nomination for the post of California Attorney General.  He will remain a member of the Chapman law school faculty. Chapman criminal law professor Scott Howe, who formerly served

Jeopardy battle to pit President Doti and Dean Price vs. students

February 2, 2010 by | Campus Life

They’re hitting the books, cramming on trivia  and hoping  there’s not a question about the Twilight vampire series because they don’t know a thing about Bella or Edward. President Doti and Jerry Price, dean of students, are prepping  to go head-to-head with student teams in Chapman Jeopardy on Feb. 8 (Monday) from 6 p.m. to

Spend an evening with FDR

February 2, 2010 by | Business and Law

Think things are bad now with the economy, unemployment and general mood of the nation?  Think again. And think back to FDR. He  changed the nation, guiding Americans out of the Great Depression with his New Deal and through  WWII with a can-do spirit and optimism that was contagious. “It was that bountiful optimism —