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
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
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 —
Twice Camille Collard ’10 has been wrong about the popular CW sitcom Jane the Virgin. But that has turned out to be great news for her. First, when her agent sent her a brief description of the plot, she thought it was beyond absurd. Then she imagined there was no way she would land the
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
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
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
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
Photographer Seth Casteel ’03 returned to campus during the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration in October to inaugurate “Off the Page,” a new series of talks by people featured in Chapman Magazine.
Kelsey Kloss ’14, assistant health editor for “Reader’s Digest,” doesn’t recognize a world that, according to Instagram, is Lord Kelvin pink or Toaster yellow.