CNN Producer Marjoe Aguiling ’01 Learns to Be Nimble With the News

March 4, 2015 by | Alumni

All of his training and experience rode shotgun with Marjoe Aguiling ’01 as he sped through the streets of Caracas to the presidential palace. After days of diplomatic wrangling, he finally had the green light for an exclusive interview with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and now nothing was going to stop him. “You can’t go

Where Science Meets Service

March 3, 2015 by | Alumni

Dr. Ryan Van Ramshorst ’06 says he was drawn to medicine because it’s “a near-perfect hybrid of science and service.” These days, his caring approach extends well beyond the exam room. As a practicing pediatrician and University of Texas faculty member, Van Ramshorst tells students, “We need future physicians who will be advocates for their

6,000 Miles of Memories

March 3, 2015 by Lysa Christopher | Alumni

When college roommates Linda Haertling ’84 and Yukimi Nozawa Kayamori ’84 left Chapman University, they vowed to keep in touch. After Kayamori moved back to Japan and Haertling went home to Denver, the friends never imagined that they wouldn’t see each other again for three decades. As students of Chapman in the early ’80s —

Family Ties: Todd Koren ’00 Finds Success Hiring Chapman Alumni

February 27, 2015 by | Alumni

When Todd Koren ’00 calls Absolute Exhibits a family business, it’s clear that he includes Chapman University in his description. Koren founded the corporation with his parents after he graduated from the Argyros School of Business and Economics in 2000. Absolute Exhibits designs and fabricates custom exhibit environments for a range of clients, and since

A Golden Touch: Ginger Silverman ’77 Thrives as a ‘Culture Catalyst’

February 27, 2015 by Lysa Christopher | Alumni

Ginger Silverman ’77 has a richly detailed resume that reads a bit like a novella, touching a range of industries and roles, from e-commerce to in-store merchandising, public relations to management training. The building blocks of her success first took shape in college. Leadership skills that crossed disciplines as well as an attention to detail helped

Chatter

February 20, 2015 by | Chapman Now

PASS THE CANNEBERG, S’IL VOUS PLAIT Students at the Chinese table loved the Jell-O. The Eggs Benedict were a hit with those speaking American Sign Language. And the folks bravely studying Latin were digging into — we kid you not — Caesar salads. Welcome to Language Tables, a program that brings Chapman faculty and students

Seen & Heard

February 20, 2015 by | Seen & Heard

“Society would have us believe that life and dreams belong to the young. On the contrary, I say that you need to be mature to enjoy life to the fullest, and that every age has something new to offer. To me, 50 is a new beginning, and I’m enjoying my life completely.” – Giselle Blondet,

A Cut Above

February 20, 2015 by | Features

With The Barber set to hit theatres this spring, Chapman Filmed Entertainment ventures into trailblazing territory. Producer Travis Knox ’93 could have used a dozen different metaphors to describe the challenges facing young filmmakers as they strive to advance in a hypercompetitive industry. He chose a ladder. A very tall, very steep ladder. “We want

Deep in the Heart

February 19, 2015 by Mark Woodland | Features

For the second year in a row, the Chapman University Singers tour Texas during winter Interterm, sharing their extraordinary talents and stoking the fires of new friendships. Like a timeless hymn, thememories linger. STACCATO Choir tours are really moments of intense exposure sandwiched between hours of rehearsals and road time. Luggage is loaded and unloaded.