State of the University Address President Struppa highlights successes and foresees a bright future in which Chapman scholars achieve "Anything Imaginable."

February 23, 2018 by | Campus Life

Student applications are climbing, faculty research is growing and new buildings are rising. Those were just a few of the key highlights Chapman University President Daniele Struppa shared during his annual State of the University Address on Friday, Feb. 23. Now it’s time to focus on telling those stories, said Struppa, who also announced a


Chapman Professor Lends a Hand in Puerto Rico Her vacation becomes a relief effort for storm-damaged schools.

February 23, 2018 by | Campus Life

It was supposed to be a wonderful vacation. As Anaida Colón-Muñiz, Ed.D., planned her January trip to Puerto Rico, the Chapman University associate professor looked forward to seeing loved ones, visiting favorite historic sites and enjoying the delicious coffee grown in the volcanic soils of her homeland. Then Hurricane Maria hit in September, devastating the


Anything Imaginable President Struppa announces a new initiative to share our stories and shape the Chapman Experience.

February 22, 2018 by | Campus Life

From its beginnings on the day of President Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration to the latest achievements of its award-winning alumni, faculty and students, Chapman University has made history. Now its almost storybook-perfect campus is home to world-class programs in the sciences, arts and humanities. Anything Imaginable Today we begin telling those stories with renewed commitment as


And the Sundance Winners Are … Chapman alumni capture film festival prizes in documentary, narrative and new media.

February 19, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

The January weather at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, is famously chilly. But for Chapman University alumni, this year’s festival scene was sizzling hot. Alumni filmmakers from the university’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts set a new record of excellence at Sundance 2018 by unveiling critically acclaimed films and


Save the Date for State of the University, Friday, Feb. 23 President Struppa will share new five-year plan.

February 16, 2018 by | Campus Life

Exciting details about a new campuswide initiative at Chapman University will be among the highlights in President Daniele Struppa’s 2018 State of the University Address on Friday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. in Musco Center for the Arts. During his annual talk, the president will deliver a multimedia presentation reviewing recent accomplishments and introducing the


“Latin America’s Nelson Mandela” Visits Chapman Community Education Center President Obama commuted Oscar Lopez Rivera’s sentence in 2017

February 13, 2018 by | Events

His supporters call him a freedom fighter and a political prisoner, while others refer to him as an extremist or terrorist. Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera addressed a crowd on Friday afternoon at Centro Comunitario de Educación, the community education center run by the Attallah College of Educational Studies at Chapman University. It was


Longtime Chapman University Psychological Counselor Ed Fox Celebrated at Retirement Party

February 9, 2018 by Catie Kovelman '19 | Campus Life

Faculty, staff, and alumni recently gathered to toast Ed Fox, associate director of Student Psychological Counseling Services at Chapman University, who retired in January. Amid laughter, desserts and a slide show of old photos, favorite memories from Fox’s 31 years at Chapman were relived one more time. Along with Jeanne Walker, Ph.D, the director of


Kelli Stavast ’02 Takes on Olympic Assignment for NBC

February 6, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

For the next two weeks, Kelli Stavast ’02 has a glamorous job as an NBC broadcaster at the Winter Olympics. Think of her before you complain about the temperature in your cubicle or your car. Stavast’s assignment is freestyle skiing. She is not in a rink or a booth. Part of her role is essentially sideline