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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

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

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

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

Capital Growth A D.C. internship expands the horizons of Environmental Science and Policy student Leah Thomas ’17 as she does the same for young visitors.

August 31, 2016 by | Features

Meet Leah Thomas ’17 and step into her D.C. summer. Take a tour of President’s Park and the White House Visitor Center. Learn about the intersection of science, conservation  and social justice. Go to chapman.edu/podcasts. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Working steps from the White House never fails to inspire Leah Thomas ’17. As an African American student intern,

Seasoned Leader In the post-Quesalupa world that is the Taco Bell test kitchen, Brad Natsume (M.S. ’13) adds his expertise to the mix, chasing the next great menu item.

August 31, 2016 by | Features

Enjoy a flavorsome visit to the birthplace of Taco Bell products.  Sample the company’s commitment  to quality and the role Brad Natsume (M.S. ’13) plays in spicing up the menu. Go to chapman.edu/podcasts. How could you not love being a food scientist at Taco Bell? Deep in the headquarters of the Irvine-based fast food chain, these

‘Like Music from Mars’ Often playing one-of-a-kind instruments, Grammy-winning percussionist Nicholas Terry crafts a special connection with chamber audiences.

August 31, 2016 by | Features

Hear a sampling of percussion instruments and the extraordinary music of Harry Partch as performed by the Grammy-winning  ensemble PARTCH. Catch the full interview with Professor Nick Terry at chapman.edu/podcasts. View a Chapman Stories interview and watch Terry work with students in the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music. It isn’t every Chapman University professor who