32 posts from

December 2011


Remembering Professor Richard Doetkott

December 21, 2011 by | Campus Life

The following letter was released this afternoon from the Office of the Chancellor, Daniele Struppa, announcing the passing of Dick Doetkott, professor, Department of Communication Studies, Wilkinson College. Dear Colleagues, It is with great sadness that I report the sudden passing of Dick Doetkott this morning from a heart attack.

Prof. Aharonov discoveries inspire one of 2011’s top breakthroughs in physics

December 21, 2011 by | Science, Health and Education

The ground-breaking concepts of Yakir Aharonov, Ph.D., professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology, and his group continue to inspire other quantum physicists and capture the science community’s attention. In their December issue, the editors of Physics World listed a Canadian team’s experiments based on Dr. Aharonov’s weak measurement discoveries as one of the world’s top


Holiday dreaming, Chapman style

December 20, 2011 by | Campus Life

The holiday spirit is contagious around Chapman University – check out the slide show above to see what some departments cooked up this year. But the brightest moment is yet to come Thursday, Dec. 22, at the Faculty and Staff Holiday breakfast when the Chapman community helps fill the cupboards of


Have a tamale jolly holiday – on "Reality Cooking"!

December 20, 2011 by | Campus Life

So on Christmas morning, after all your loot is unwrapped and you are lazing in the sugarplum afterglow — how about some tamales?  On TV!  Tune in President Doti’s new food show, “Reality Cooking,” on The OC Channel (listings below) at 9:30 a.m. December 25 to learn great recipes for savory and sweet versions of

Heat up the wassail and tune in to Chapman’s holiday concert

December 15, 2011 by | Campus Life

If you missed this year’s Wassail, a beloved Chapman University concert tradition now in its 48th year, fear not. Panther Productions produced several videos of the performance, now available for viewing on YouTube. While you’re there, scan through the menu and check out the wide variety of videos posted by Panther Productions. It’s been a

Plays are the thing with Prof. Nehring’s London study tours

December 15, 2011 by | Arts and Culture

Dustin Milberg ‘93 doesn’t claim that a huge flash of inspiration went off when he visited the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon with fellow Chapman classmates 21 years ago. But something clicked on that January interterm trip. Today Milberg and his wife, Jolin Milberg ’92, manage a professional theatre company, and he

Consumer confidence slipping, says Anderson Center

December 15, 2011 by | Business and Law

 The California Composite Index of Consumer Confidence declined by about 10 points to 78.6 in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to the third quarter revised reading of 88.2, says Chapman University’s Anderson Center for Economic Research in its quarterly report on the state’s consumer sentiment.  An index level below 100 reflects a higher percentage