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Welcome to the latest issue of Chapman Magazine

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Uncategorized

IN THIS ISSUE UP FRONT Message from the President: Rather than a product, Chapman offers a promise. First Person: Five decades later, a year of upheaval still stirs vivid CHAPMAN NOW Chapman’s full-time MBA program ranks among the best in the nation.  For a student activist, the Cross-Cultural Center validates that “our existence matters.” A

A Promise, Not A Product Message from the President

July 10, 2018 by Daniele C. Struppa | Uncategorized

I am not a marketing person. In fact, like most academics, I feel somewhat uncomfortable with the idea of “branding” education as if it were just a product. I grew up believing that the quality of one’s intellectual achievement emerges without need of a catchy phrase or a shiny presentation. But as I spend more time

Artful Witness for the Future

July 10, 2018 by Chapman Magazine | Uncategorized

Can it possibly be that many Americans have only the vaguest understanding of the Holocaust? One national survey made headlines this spring suggesting as much. If only all those surveyed could do as hundreds of middle school and high school youths do when the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education hosts its annual Art & Writing

Chapman University mourns Carol Neblett, opera star and artist-in-residence Soprano who sang with Pavarotti and Domingo dies at 71

November 29, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Editor’s Note A Celebration of Life for Carol Neblett will be held Sunday, April 8, at 4 p.m. in Musco Center for the Arts. This special event will include performances by her colleagues and former students, as well as remembrances and recordings of her career. Free tickets are available online at www.muscocenter.org or by calling

Welcome to the Fall 2017 Issue of “Chapman Magazine”

November 29, 2017 by | Uncategorized

IN THIS ISSUE UP FRONT President Struppa tracks the development of Chapman’s new five-year plan. First Person: Beyond names on a list, “OC’s Wealthiest” improve our communities. CHAPMAN NOW Donna Ford Attallah ’61 sows seeds of generosity that lift students’ lives. The Keck Foundation’s gift propels growth in the sciences and engineering. Archaeologist Justin Walsh

A 5-Year Plan Made of Concrete and Ambition Message from the President

November 29, 2017 by Daniele C. Struppa | Uncategorized

During the summer, the Board of Trustees held a retreat to pave the way for a new five-year strategic plan for Chapman University. Our institution is, in this sense, quite remarkable. Most universities, like corporations, prepare glossy strategic plans that are rich in rhetoric but not always in substance. These strategic plans speak highly of

Full Circle The Bowen family transforms a tragic loss into an enduring legacy.

November 29, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Uncategorized

When Ana Bowen and Rosa Lardenoit presented a gift of $100,000 to Chapman University from the estate of their late brother Joaquin “Jay” Cuetara, the moment was bittersweet. The gift supports the Matthew Bowen Memorial Scholarship endowment in memory of Ana and Mark’s son and Jay and Rosa’s nephew, who died in a traffic accident

Beside the Golden Door Message from Chapman President Daniele Struppa

May 26, 2017 by Daniele C. Struppa | Uncategorized

This column will not examine the legality of the so-called travel-ban executive order, and I will not discuss its policy implications. Rather, I want to offer my personal story. I think it will be self-explanatory. Back in 1977, I received my mathematics degree from the University of Milano in Italy. I absolutely wanted to become

‘He Always Made Time for Me’ First-gen college student Kyle Lee '14 draws on the support of mentor Daniele Struppa, fueling his passion for learning.

December 5, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Kyle Lee ’14 is a physicist, not an artist. But as he prepared to graduate from Chapman University two years ago, he knew he wanted to give something special to his mathematical mentor. So he dived into creating the drawing of Daniele Struppa that you see below. He couldn’t have known then that it would