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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

Opening Doors As the Cross-Cultural Center marks a milestone, Kyler Asato ’18 and other students find “validation that our existence matters.”

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Now

Three years ago, Kyler Asato ’18 moved from Hawaii to California with dreams of becoming a psychotherapist. Asato, who goes by they/them pronouns, entered Chapman University just as construction began on the Cross-Cultural Center. It was a time when they were searching out a place of belonging at Chapman. “The Cross-Cultural Center opened when I

Cheverton Winner Explores the Power of Language

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

She earned two degrees and wrote three thesis papers, including one in French. Her research focuses on the politicization of language. She is described as having a fundamental conviction “that we should always behave so as to treat with respect the dignity of reason and moral choice in every human being.” Oh, and she’s a

Footprint for the Future

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Now

Walk through campus and you’ll notice the hum and buzz of change at Chapman University. Restored historic buildings shine like fresh pearls, and the Keck Center for Science and Engineering is almost ready for its debut. Impact is evident to the north and south, too – in Anaheim and Irvine. But it’s more than just

Voices and Verities

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Seen & Heard

Rob Pelinka My commitment was always to THE EXCELLENCE OF THE NOW. It wasn’t, ‘I want to be the GM of the Lakers in 20 years, how do I get there?’ That’s a really low probability. But I think excellence in the now is a 100 percent possibility.” Rob Pelinka, general manager of the Los

Ready for Their Close-Ups A new Chapman program helps first-generation students prepare to step into the spotlight of career success.

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Now

Her achievements in high school helped Nathaly Del Real ’19 earn a full scholarship to a small New England liberal arts college, but she felt as adrift there as the snow. A first-generation college student, she was nearly 3,000 miles from her family in Santa Ana before she transferred to Chapman University. “There was a

Meet the Class of 2022

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Now

Good news and a hearty “Welcome to the Chapman Family” arrived recently for thousands of high school students, as acceptance letters went out for fall 2018 admission to Chapman University. The Class of 2022 represents a high-achieving group selected from the largest applicant pool ever to apply to the University. Academically, all are top achievers

MBA Program Jumps in Rankings

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Now

Chapman University’s full-time MBA program is among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 rankings. The MBA program housed in the Argyros School of Business and Economics jumped to No. 79 this year, vaulting 19 places. Marked improvement was made in other categories, too. The 13-year-old program was

Health Sciences in Top 10

July 10, 2018 by | Chapman Now

Chapman University ranks in the top 10 on College Choice’s “Best Health Sciences Bachelor’s Degrees” list. College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, placed Chapman at No. 9. The ranking is based on institutional reputation, graduation rates, selectivity and faculty resources. Other schools in the top 10 include USC, Boston

Prepared to Meet Courtoom Challenges Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law is on such a winning streak, it just might have to add another trophy case or two before long.

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

As it marked the Commencement of its 20th graduating class, the law school received three new honors, including news that its student competition teams placed in the top tier of the first national American Bar Association Competition Championship. In addition, this spring, student teams won the Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition and the Show Me Challenge,