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

In Memoriam: Jack Lindquist University trustee emeritus and first president of Disneyland, Lindquist passed away Feb. 28 at 88.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

Lindquist’s legacy was cemented on his retirement from Disneyland in 1993 when a second-story window was dedicated at the park’s City Hall. It reads: “J.B. Lindquist, honorary mayor of Disneyland, Jack of all trades, master of fun.” On the Chapman campus, Lindquist’s generosity and dedication to the University are evident in the Leatherby Libraries’ Jack and

In Memoriam: Dee Henley Devoted supporter of the university and wife of Chairman Emeritus Doy Henley passed away on Feb. 20.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

Her name and a sense of her spirit can be found in numerous places around campus, including the Doy and Dee Henley Residence Hall and the Fish Interfaith Center, where “Dee’s Garden of the Senses” is a tranquil spot to refresh the spirit. And a luminous memorial shines each December for Chapman’s Winterfest Celebration, when “Dee

In Memoriam: Tibor Machan Professor Emeritus who published more than 40 books passed away at 77 on March 24.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

Trained as a philosopher, Machan joined the Chapman faculty in 2001 and held the R.C. Hoiles Chair in Business Ethics and Free Enterprise in the Argyros School of Business and Economics. In addition to teaching business ethics, Machan occasionally led freshman foundations courses covering topics such as philosophy of commerce and foundations of Western thought. Among

The Fulbright Experience Chapman is a top producer of Fulbright scholars

June 17, 2016 by | Chapman Now

When peace studies and art major Nimah Gobir ’15 applied to become a Fulbright scholar in Kolkata, India, she didn’t think she would be teaching classes by herself on her first day. “There were 50 kids in each section, and I didn’t major in education,” Gobir says in an interview via Skype from India. Though at first she felt

‘Lucky Girl’ Freshman business major Liza Wong '19 wins the Discover Asia Correspondent Contest with this essay.

June 17, 2016 by Liza Wong'19 | First Person

The extent of my knowledge of my birth story is that I was born in Nanjing, China. When I was younger this one-sentence story was enough for me. It was a black-and-white fact. As I have grown older, and now am in my first year at Chapman University, I can’t help but question my past and

In Memoriam of Esmael Adibi President Jim Doti recalls his friend.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

A much-loved figure and one of the most recognized faces of the University as presenter of the annual Chapman Economic Forecast, Esmael “Essie” Adibi, Ph.D., passed away April 8. He was 63. President Jim Doti, who taught Adibi at Chapman and then became his colleague at the Anderson Center for Economic Research, called him “one of

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