Garage Sale Find: Suffrage History

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

An original Report of the 1888 International Council of Women, assembled by the National Woman Suffrage Association in Washington, D.C., has been donated to Chapman’s Leatherby Libraries. The book is signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. A leader of the women’s suffrage movement, Stanton worked for years to gain the vote for women, setting the stage

Math Student Awarded Prestigious Language Scholarship

May 26, 2017 by | Chapman Now

Chapman University student William Ochoa ’18 has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Japanese at the University of Shiga Prefecture in Japan. “I’m incredibly excited to be immersed in Japanese society for two months,” Ochoa said. “I’m eager to bring that knowledge back with me to further my studies

Voices and Verities

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

Emma Stone “Jacob, thanks for making the greatest proposal I have ever received. I can’t tell you what an honor that was and how much I smiled through that entire beautifully orchestrated video. I’m in London working, but I hope you have the best time at prom, and I’m grateful you thought of me. P.S.

General Greatness Chapman historians' efforts tell wartime stories through the eyes -- and words -- of soldiers.

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Bookshelf

As he launches a new nationwide  initiative to save America’s war letters, Chapman University historian Andrew Carroll is also sharing an astonishing collection of writings by the only six-star general in our nation’s history. Carroll’s recently released book My Fellow Soldiers tells the story of Gen. John Pershing and the U.S. experience  in World War I

Bookshelf: Spring 2017

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Louie, Take a Look at This! My Time with Huell Howser (Prospect Park Books) By Luis Fuerte and David Duron Three years after the death of Howser, Louie – aka Luis Fuerte, a five-time Emmy-winning cameraman – shares the stories of their adventures exploring California, making great television and showcasing Howser’s infectious love for the

Rich Stories Emerge from Bausch’s World

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

Sitting in a darkened theatre at New York’s French Institute, author Richard Bausch watched as six of his stories came to life on the screen, entwined in ways he hadn’t recognized as he wrote them. Though the private screening of Espèces Menacées (Endangered Species) with director Gilles Bourdos was “an incredible experience,” the committing of ink to

Innovative Fellow

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

Spend any time with Chapman University Presidential Fellow Ruebén Martinez and you’ll witness his special brand of magic, such as when he says, “I work 10 days a week,  but I like what  I do.” His enthusiasm  and good humor helped him turn his Santa Ana barbershop into a beloved bookstore, earning him a prestigious

The Stars Align for a Generational Journey

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

In the wee hours one night in 1989 Doug Dechow came home from his job as a bartender and found a party in his living room. “I saw this woman across the room, and surrounding her were three of my very good friends, and it was kind of like she was holding court,” said Dechow,

In Memoriam: Charles D. Martin

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | In Memoriam

A member of Chapman University’s Board of Trustees for nearly 30 years, Chuck Martin passed away March 28. He was 80. Together with his wife Twyla, Martin was a longtime benefactor of an array of programs at the University. In 2013, the couple served as gala chairs for the signature gala fundraising event now known

Record Impact

May 26, 2017 by | Alumni

Since childhood, Laurie Sicaeros (MHA ’97) had always wanted to be an orthodontist. She dreamed of attending dental school and was eventually accepted. But before she began her studies, her father passed away and she deferred her post-graduate education for a year. That delay provided a time of introspection and prompted a self-reinvention of sorts,