Pushy Male Coworkers Can Hurt the Bottom Line Hunger for status drives men to advance themselves rather than the team, according to Argyros School research.

August 17, 2018 by | Research

Are you a businessperson who expects all your employees, regardless of gender, to cooperate equally and always keep the company’s mission as their top priority? New research from Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics shows that you may have to work hard to make that happen. Because when status is involved, men have


Welcome to the latest issue of Chapman Magazine

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Uncategorized

IN THIS ISSUE UP FRONT Message from the President: Rather than a product, Chapman offers a promise. First Person: Five decades later, a year of upheaval still stirs vivid CHAPMAN NOW Chapman’s full-time MBA program ranks among the best in the nation.  For a student activist, the Cross-Cultural Center validates that “our existence matters.” A


A Promise, Not A Product Message from the President

July 10, 2018 by Daniele C. Struppa | Uncategorized

I am not a marketing person. In fact, like most academics, I feel somewhat uncomfortable with the idea of “branding” education as if it were just a product. I grew up believing that the quality of one’s intellectual achievement emerges without need of a catchy phrase or a shiny presentation. But as I spend more time


Memories of 1968: An Historic Year of Upheaval Stirs Deep Reflection

July 10, 2018 by First Person | Chapman Now

JERRY HICKS, Chapman University journalism lecturer and former Los Angeles Times columnist: It was the year, as a college journalist, I made my way by bus from Indiana University to Indianapolis to hear Robert F. Kennedy – just three months before his death – give the most inspiring speech of his career, in the dark


Housing Hits Home As costs rise and supply lags all across California, Chapman scholars lead the search for solutions.

July 10, 2018 by | Features

Chances are, you’ve done one or more of the following recently.  Looked at the price of renting or buying near work, shaken your head and opted for more affordable housing farther away, becoming what transportation planners call a super commuter.  Driven past homeless encampments sprouting alongside freeways or in vacant properties and wished for a


A Refuge of Support Aiding survivors of domestic violence, Law Professor Wendy Seiden helps clear a trail out of homelessness.

July 10, 2018 by | Features

Until late February, California’s vast homelessness crisis was on display along the Santa Ana River Trail. A sprawling encampment of more than 700 people became both a panorama of human suffering and an eyesore to more prosperous passersby, a blight on the increasingly mythical California Dream. The riverbed camp is gone now, but the problem


Her First Home Was in North Morlan For Jasmine Johnson ’15, memories of a childhood full of transient housing drive her to champion protections for at-risk youth.

July 10, 2018 by | Alumni

It’s often in the supermarket checkout line when Jasmine Johnson ’15 is filled with memories of growing up as a homeless child. She looks down at the cart with the $5 carton of ice cream and the $4 wedge of cheese and thinks about how she’ll carry the groceries to her own refrigerator, ready to


Super Commuter With help from a Chapman subsidy, Brandi Valentine skirts the high cost of Orange County housing by taking the train to her Inland Empire home.

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Features

Call the main number for Chapman University, and the friendly voice that answers belongs to Brandi Valentine: “Chapman University. How may I direct your call?” Though she works Monday through Friday in a university office on West Palm Avenue, when Valentine finishes her day she doesn’t return to a home in Orange or even in


History at His Fingertips Temianka Violin Scholar Christopher Nelson ’21 embraces his role as keeper of an instrumental legacy.

July 10, 2018 by | Features

Although for some Chapman University students Friday is light on coursework, the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music sings with activity. The sounds of voices, woodwinds and strings leak from under the doors of Oliphant Hall. Temianka Professor of Violin William Fitzpatrick is still getting through his morning coffee as one of his students enters his office