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Sanchez Donates Congressional Papers

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

Loretta Sanchez ’82, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2017, has donated her congressional papers to Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The collection includes 25 boxes of her files, papers and committee work, mostly focused on Vietnamese human rights, her work with the House Committee on Homeland Security, the voter investigation

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Chapman a Top Producer of Fulbrights

May 26, 2017 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

For the third year in a row, Chapman University has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright scholars. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education. “We couldn’t be prouder of our students for this accomplishment,”  said Glenn Pfeiffer,

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Bookshelf: Spring 2017

May 26, 2017 by | Bookshelf

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

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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

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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

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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,