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Challenger Archive Provides Insights on Ethics

April 7, 2016 by | Chapman Now

Reports and letters related to the Challenger shuttle disaster — documents that might have saved seven astronauts’ lives — were donated to Chapman University in January, nearly 30 years to the day after the shuttle exploded in the cold skies over Cape Canaveral. Allan J. McDonald, one of the rocket engineers who sounded the warning that

CES welcomes new dean Margaret Grogan

May 19, 2015 by | Chapman Now

There are several reasons Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., looks forward to becoming the new dean at Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies (CES). Outstanding students, innovative programs and a faculty engaged in meaningful research are among the features that attracted Grogan, currently a professor of educational leadership and policy in the School of Educational Studies at

CoPA welcomes new dean Giulio Ongaro

May 19, 2015 by | Chapman Now

Giulio Ongaro is a scholar of musicology whose doctoral dissertation explored the singing chapel of St. Mark’s Basilica in 16th century Venice. But that doesn’t mean his artistic mind longs to be anywhere other than in the here and now. “We tend to look at the arts in history as if they were different from

Holocaust Remembrance is poignant as young and old unite

May 18, 2015 by | Chapman Now

The lunch that follows the awards ceremony for Chapman University’s Holocaust Art and Writing Contest is always a delightful time. Music fills the large tent on Bert Williams Mall; lunch is hot dogs, fruit, popcorn and ice pops. Hundreds of middle and high school students bustle with excitement. Guests of honor smile for countless photos.

10 Things You May Not Know About Leatherby Libraries

November 3, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | News

Chapman students, faculty and staff have a special connection to the Fish Interfaith Center and Leatherby Libraries, whose interdisciplinary programs and cross-cultural energy are the heartbeat of the University. In this list, we offer a heartfelt appreciation for some of the not-so-well-known features and programs that keep us coming back to explore Leatherby Libraries.

Top Tier Performance

October 28, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

In his annual State of the Academy address, Chancellor Struppa touts student selectivity and the growth of research. From a new science campus to a premier internship program, Chapman University is taking bold steps in the development of both its facilities and programs so that today’s students can be tomorrow’s leaders, Chancellor Daniele Struppa said in his annual State

Open To The Future

October 28, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

The Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus and the Digital Media Arts Center are more than just new buildings that welcomed Chapman University students this fall. Both are learning centers for soon-to-be leaders in two of today’s most dynamic industries — health care and entertainment.

Crean College to Launch with ‘Limitless Potential’

May 16, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | News

As part of the University’s continued growth in the sciences, Crean College will officially split from the Schmid College of Science and Technology on June 1 and be led by Dean Janeen Hill, Ph.D., the present dean of Schmid.

Huell’s Gold Never Gets Old, as ‘Amazing’ Exhibit Shows

February 4, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

The joy that TV legend Huell Howser shared with generations of Californians infuses a new permanent exhibit to be housed in Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. “That’s Amazing! Thirty Years of Huell Howser and California’s Gold” opens to the public Saturday, March 29.