34 posts from

November 2011


Jayne Kacer named new associate dean at School of Law

November 30, 2011 by | Business and Law

Jayne Kacer, assistant dean of student and alumni affairs and adjunct professor at the School of Law, will become the law school’s new associate dean for student affairs and administration. Professor Kacer joined Chapman University in 2004, when she created the academic achievement and bar prep programs. The new appointment takes efffect Jan. 1. “The

New magnifier installed at Leatherby Libraries for low-vision readers

November 29, 2011 by | Campus Life

A state of the art magnifying reader that enlarges and brightens books and other printed text and graphics for readers with low vision has been installed at Leatherby Libraries. The addition of the Merlin electronic magnifier to a second-floor work station in Leatherby was made possible with support from the Disabled Services Department.  Users can

Guggenheim Gallery exhibit blasts to the past

November 29, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

Art major Jennifer Seo ’14 totally gets that 30 sheets of black construction paper lined up in a row on an art gallery floor make for a bit of quirky minimalist art. “It’s something that you can’t just look at it by itself. It can be simple. By itself it can be questionable,” Seo said as


Honoring the "150 Faces of Chapman University"

November 23, 2011 by | Campus Life

It was a night to honor a distinguished group of people who have meant so much to Chapman University over the years, from founders and benefactors to faculty, alumni, students, administrators and friends.  The “150 Faces of Chapman University” reception and recognition event, held on Nov. 22 in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404,


Faculty Research Expo draws inquiring minds, student researchers

November 22, 2011 by | Campus Life

The ballroom of the new Student Union took on the atmosphere of a shopping bazaar crossed with a science fair and book festival recently when the Office of Undergraduate Research hosted Chapman University’s first university-wide Faculty Research Expo. Students packed the room, perusing displays about faculty members’ research, projects and latest books

Opening the doors to a reprise of Chapman art history

November 22, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

In December 1966 the chairman of the Department of Art at then Chapman College mounted an exhibit featuring abstract sculpture created from ordinary objects like ping-pong balls and masking tape, but locked the gallery doors for the holiday break so nobody could see it. And that was precisely the point. Now Chapman

Anniversary art book, magazine earn platinum MARCOM honors

November 21, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Office of Communications and Media Relations has been honored with two Platinum MARCOM Awards. One award is for the 2011 Chapman University Press book The Chapman University Collections – a beautiful 200-page coffee-table volume detailing Chapman’s art and artifact collections with hundreds of photos.  The book, edited by Mary Platt, director of communications