Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., has received several prestigious awards this year. The Professor and Director of Chapman’s Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations (CEESMO), recently returned from a trip to South Korea’s capital where he was elected as a Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST). He was gifted
The dancers’ stages were a crosswalk, an art museum and an outdoor sculpture. Motorists, pedestrians and onlookers became instant audiences. The result? An experience that was part modern dance concert, part moveable feast of creativity. It was also a unique opportunity for Chapman University dance students to blur the lines between performer and viewer as
Many women in science are raising concerns over the fact that parents with young children are often excluded from fully participating in academic conference activities. Early-stage researchers in the sciences often try to attend face-to-face academic conferences to advance their career by communicating new discoveries, forming collaborations, meeting potential funding agencies and recruiting new students.
When Chapman University undergraduates register for classes in April, they will see some new course offerings for this coming fall. One new major and two new minors have been created and approved. Global Communication and World Languages The School of Communication, Chapman’s newest school, will launch a bachelor of arts program in Global Communication and
Dozens of researchers from across the world joined Chapman University faculty and students for an Anniversary Conference celebrating the work of National Medal of Science winner and Chapman Professor of Theoretical Physics Yakir Aharonov, Ph.D. Attendees enjoyed 15 speakers, poster presentations and a panel discussion during the two-day event on campus. The group surveyed the
When asked to describe the spirit and energy of Chapman’s Cross-Cultural Center, communication studies student Beatrice Lam ’20 chose the words, “vulnerability” and “reassurance.” “When I walk into this room, there’s no negative vibes and judgment goes out the door,” Lam elaborates. “That makes it very easy to be yourself.” Lam’s experience with the Cross-Cultural
Chapman University will mark Women’s History Month this March with a day of mentoring, a leadership forum and a student panel discussion.
Some Chapman University students take on the Doti-Struppa Rock Wall to test their physical abilities, while others see it as a social setting. For Cristina Martinez ’19, the wall has offered a chance to scale a number of challenges. Martinez says that the wall helped her cope with homesickness during her freshman year, as well
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
To an MBA, writing a business plan without an Excel spreadsheet might seem like trying to make soup without a pot. As a Peace Corps volunteer in northern Peru, Paula Mattison (MBA’15) was teaching high school students how to write business plans with even less. “The unfortunate thing is that many of them do not