Class Act Marty Burbank (LL.M.'08) and his wife make an incredibly generous gesture that defers one dream as it fulfills 27 others

July 1, 2016 by | Alumni Features

Marty Burbank (LL.M. ’08) had narrowed his choice to two sailboats, including a particularly dreamy Catalina cruiser. It was to be the fulfillment of a love that began in the Sea Scouts, billowed during his 12 years in the Navy and crested when he met, proposed to and married his wife, Seon Chun-Burbank, Ph.D., aboard sailing vessels.

Goals for Growth Combining life skills with soccer drills, Danny Aviles ’07 gives youngsters a leg up on success.

July 1, 2016 by Melissa Grace Hoon | Features

As Danny Aviles ’07 walked through an orphanage in Tecate, Mexico, he felt the eyes of hundreds of children staring at him. They silently followed his every move as Brett Unruh ’03 led Aviles through the grounds where he would stay for the next four days, facilitating a program with Football for the World USA, the nonprofit organization

In Honor of a Friend A tribute work salutes the biblical scholarship of the late Marvin Meyer.

June 24, 2016 by | Chapman Now

Chapman University Professor Marvin Meyer, Ph.D., was known to many as the preeminent scholar who brought to life the ancient Gnostic Gospels through his brilliant, luminous translations and his many television appearances. Now a new festschrift  – a book compiled in honor of the late biblical scholar – has been published by two of his Chapman colleagues. Invest

Frosh Start Fresh success for first year students in sports

June 24, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | Sports

Like most freshmen, they hardly knew their way around when they arrived at Chapman University this year. But these four athletes quickly found success, making a name for themselves on campus and beyond. Cam Haslam With two seconds left in the SCIAC championship game, the 6-foot-2 guard from Seattle sank a pair of free throws

Virginia Carson, Lynne Pierson Doti Retiring After 45 Years at Chapman

June 24, 2016 by | Chapman Now

Several faculty members who taught generations of Chapman University students recently announced their retirements.  Among those retiring are two of Chapman’s most enduring professors – Virginia Carson, Ph.D., and Lynne Pierson Doti, Ph.D., both of whom marked 45 years with the University this year. Carson taught biology, forensics, comparative physiology, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, and pharmacology and

Men’s Lacrosse Captures National Championship

June 24, 2016 by | Chapman Now

Enjoying the ideal ending to an undefeated season, the Chapman University men’s lacrosse team celebrates its first MCLA Division  I national  championship  May 14 at Wilson Field. The Panthers captured the title with a 9-5 win  over Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the championship game. The victory capped a 22-0 campaign that included four

Richard Bryant Selected for Musco Center Post

June 24, 2016 by | Chapman Now

Richard T. Bryant, a nationally  recognized arts leader, has been appointed executive director of Chapman University’s Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts. As Musco Center’s interim executive director since Nov. 1, Bryant worked with Paul and Marybelle Musco; William Hall, founding dean of Musco Center; University leadership, and Chancellor Daniele Struppa to achieve the

Letters, emails, Comments and Posts What you said

June 24, 2016 by | In-Box

Re: “A New Era of Science Teaching,” Winter 2016 Chapman Magazine I am a high school biomedical science teacher and have been teaching for 20 years. Five years ago I started a summer enrichment  program for fourth- through eighth-graders called Scrub Club, providing students with project-based learning, inquiry thinking as well as literacy. I am

A world of sustainable impact For students in Chapman's Environmental Science and Policy program, an Earth Day ethos resonates all year long

June 23, 2016 by | Features

From Paris to Sacramento, the Gulf of Mexico to the wilds of Montana, the Randall Dining Commons to the White House lawn, Chapman University students are putting environmental science into practice and turning that practice into impact. Leah Thomas ’17, pictured above, is one of those students. Even as a child, she loved the outdoors

The Perfect Venue Widespread Praise and Wow Moments Mark Opening of Musco Center for the Arts

June 20, 2016 by | Chapman Now

When Chapman University student Aviv Redlich ’17 stepped onto the stage of the new Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts, in the same spot where opera legend Plácido Domingo performed at the Center’s Grand Opening Concert and Gala two weeks before, it instantly became a highlight of his undergraduate career. “It was