First Person: Glass Hall roommates forge a bond for life

May 13, 2015 by Kate Westervelt | First Person

The year was 2005, and up in room 307 of Glass Hall, I sat by the window, feeling the California sun on my pale skin as I nervously awaited the arrival of my soon-to-be roommates, Karla and Kelsey. With a rush of enthusiasm, in they came, their parents in tow. Karla, her kind nature already

Faculty and students are at the front and in the future of pharmacy research

May 13, 2015 by | Features

There’s something stirring at Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy (CUSP) not found at many of its counterpart universities around the country. It’s the roll-up-your-sleeves brand of research aimed at discovering big and small ways to improve people’s lives and advance the practice of medicine and pharmacy. It’s a vision that was built into CUSP, from

CNN Producer Marjoe Aguiling ’01 Learns to Be Nimble With the News

March 4, 2015 by | Alumni

All of his training and experience rode shotgun with Marjoe Aguiling ’01 as he sped through the streets of Caracas to the presidential palace. After days of diplomatic wrangling, he finally had the green light for an exclusive interview with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and now nothing was going to stop him. “You can’t go

Where Science Meets Service

March 3, 2015 by | Alumni

Dr. Ryan Van Ramshorst ’06 says he was drawn to medicine because it’s “a near-perfect hybrid of science and service.” These days, his caring approach extends well beyond the exam room. As a practicing pediatrician and University of Texas faculty member, Van Ramshorst tells students, “We need future physicians who will be advocates for their

6,000 Miles of Memories

March 3, 2015 by Lysa Christopher | Alumni

When college roommates Linda Haertling ’84 and Yukimi Nozawa Kayamori ’84 left Chapman University, they vowed to keep in touch. After Kayamori moved back to Japan and Haertling went home to Denver, the friends never imagined that they wouldn’t see each other again for three decades. As students of Chapman in the early ’80s —

Family Ties: Todd Koren ’00 Finds Success Hiring Chapman Alumni

February 27, 2015 by | Alumni

When Todd Koren ’00 calls Absolute Exhibits a family business, it’s clear that he includes Chapman University in his description. Koren founded the corporation with his parents after he graduated from the Argyros School of Business and Economics in 2000. Absolute Exhibits designs and fabricates custom exhibit environments for a range of clients, and since