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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

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

Digging Science Excitement takes flight as Chapman breaks ground on the most ambitious building project in its history.

June 20, 2016 by | Chapman Now

What do confetti cannons, hydraulic excavators and foam-shooting Erlenmeyer flasks have in common? Each was a flourish in the groundbreaking ceremony for Chapman’s new Center for Science and Technology. On April 27, a massive excavator ceremoniously struck the earth, digging up a shower of confetti-laden dirt, symbolically breaking ground on the construction of the new

Argyros Top-Rated on West Coast Wins Bloomberg BusinessWeek's highest rank on the West Coast

June 20, 2016 by | Chapman Now

When Bloomberg BusinessWeek released its latest rankings of the top undergraduate business programs in the nation, not only was Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics the top-rated school in California, but it also earned the highest rank on the West Coast. “We are exceptionally pleased,” Argyros School Dean Reggie Gilyard said of the No.

Chapman to launch School of Communication New school to open in the fall

June 20, 2016 by | Chapman Now

Communication science touches nearly every moment of our lives, from the health information on our cereal box to the “Was this review helpful to you?” query that pops up when we indulge in a bit of late- night shopping on Amazon. Now the research, scholarship and practical applications of that science will be at the hub

Autism Insights Dramatic rise in diagnoses is linked to case categorization

June 17, 2016 by | Chapman Now

During their recent DisAbility Summit at Chapman University, researchers from Chapman’s Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) for Disability and Autism put forth some new numbers that are getting people talking. The autism community is famously polarized due to ongoing claims and theories about what exactly causes autism and what’s behind the current dramatic increase in autism diagnoses

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