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


Flipping a Term of Icy Intent

May 26, 2017 by Tom Zoellner | First Person

Just as the term “fake news” was in the American vocabulary for about five minutes before it was flipped on its head, I am hopeful the pejorative term “snowflake” as applied to college students might soon be reversed and applied to its users. It’s not just that the word is smug and patronizing. It is


His Royal Shyness Henry Allen '11 -- a.k.a. King Henry -- slips in the side entrance to pop music fame.

May 26, 2017 by | Alumni

Music producer  and Chapman University alumnus Henry Allen ’11 was coming off one terrific year. He released his debut EP and earned production  and writing credits on Major Lazer’s chart-topping  Cold Water and The Weeknd’s Starboy. Then there was his work on a little something called “All Night” for Beyoncé’s Grammy-winning album Lemonade. But on


Dr. Domingo Chapman honors the opera legend as the University celebrates Musco Center's first anniversary

May 26, 2017 by | Chapman Now

Chapman University celebrated the one-year anniversary of Musco Center for the Arts by bestowing an honorary Doctor of Arts on renowned opera star Plácido Domingo, who headlined the center’s opening night a year ago this spring. Hundreds of fans and University supporters gathered in Musco for the afternoon event and hooding ceremony in March, highlighted


Interplay Date Chapman musicians get side-by-side mentorship from Maestro Carl St.Clair and members of the Pacific Symphony.

May 26, 2017 by | Chapman Now

Musicians call it a side-by-side, and it’s literally what happens when professional orchestra members mentor students trumpet-by-trumpet, tuba-by-tuba, flute-by-flute during a rehearsal. Chapman University’s Wind Symphony enjoyed just such a special experience this spring during the annual Interplay Festival of music, culture and ideas. Professionals from Pacific Symphony and its music director, Maestro Carl St.Clair,


Night of Champions Currey, Ly ’10, Sanders ’03 and Phillips ’79 will be honored as the 37th class to enter Chapman’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Sports

A leader who steered Chapman Athletics toward excellence for more than two decades, and a two-sport  star whose feats fill multiple school record books are among the latest inductees to the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Former Athletic Director Dave Currey and volleyball and basketball star Lindy Ly ’10 are joined in the 2017  Hall


Isaacs Honored as Film Industry Pioneer

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

When Steven Spielberg hails your passion for cinema and calls you a pioneer, chances are your night is going well. Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, enjoyed just such an evening recently when she was honored as Pioneer of the Year. The occasion was the 76th annual Will