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‘It Just Feels Like Home’ Chapman’s new Cross-Cultural Center welcomes students eager to bridge divides and foster inclusion.

May 26, 2017 by | Features

After the years of planning, after all those discussions and questions that started with “should” or “would” or “what if” and were freighted with serious thoughts, concerns and hopes about Chapman University’s new Cross-Cultural Center, there is a funny little thing going on that no one expected. Food appears. It’s not too mysterious. Leftovers happen

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What Unites Us Can scholars cross ideological divides to engage in a rich, respectful dialogue? This seems like a good time to find out.

March 15, 2017 by | Features

Vernon Smith is a Nobel Prize-winning economic scientist whose groundbreaking work helped reshape how we think about trust and trade, while Peter McLaren is a legendary advocate for better schools — a revolutionary who played a seminal role in the development of critical pedagogy. On the surface, these eminent professors at Chapman University might seem

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The Science of the Science Center

March 11, 2017 by | Features

Thousands of steel beams make up its skeleton, and everything from hallways to ductwork will serve as arteries. While 30,000 welds hold things in place, a sophisticated system will help make sure cool air keeps moving. When you get right down to it, the Center for Science and Technology now rising on the Chapman University

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Sharing the Dream On the anniversary of Dr. King’s speech at Chapman, two alumni tell how that night still impacts their lives.

November 30, 2016 by Dennis Arp | Features

This story originally appeared in the spring 2011 issue of Chapman Magazine. Memorial Hall was crowded on that chilly late-fall night, as it often was for events in the popular Artist Lecture Series. During the 1961-62 school year alone, the series attracted historian and journalist William L. Shirer, poet Ogden Nash and author Aldous

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Building to Breakthroughs Chapman’s ambitious new Center for Science and Technology will provide room to stretch. Where better to see a culture of research truly flourish?

November 17, 2016 by | Features

Chapman chemistry professors pride themselves on interacting with each student during lab sessions, but to get to those students they must weave in and out of alley like aisles. A molecular biologist is researching pancreatic cancer, but sometimes she grows cell cultures in a converted closet to protect them from contamination. Unquestionably, profound