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Thanks, Mom A special moment of gratitude charms the world.

November 29, 2017 by | Features

Keeping a secret is hard. It’s exponentially more difficult when you’re paralyzed from the shoulders down and the one person you’re trying to keep the secret from is your near-constant companion and helper for your phone, laptop, email and, well, everything. So when Chapman University President Daniele Struppa welcomed MBA student Marty O’Connor and his


‘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


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