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Daniel Emmet ‘15 Makes It To “AGT” Finale The Chapman vocal performance alumnus will perform in the last round of the competition on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m. (Pacific).

September 18, 2018 by | Campus Life

After singing through four nerve-wracking rounds on the NBC entertainment television series “America’s Got Talent” (AGT), Daniel Emmet ’15 will compete in the season finale Tuesday, Sept. 18, as one of the top 10 acts. The Chapman University vocal performance alumnus is one step closer to winning the title of “AGT” champion, a $1 million

History Artfully Portrayed 'Visions of Chapman' mural by artist Higgy Vasquez is ready for unveiling at Sept. 12 reception.

September 6, 2018 by | Campus Life

Unveiling this month at Chapman University is a new mural depicting the history, people and neighborhood life that helped shape the University and its surrounding community. “Visions of Chapman” by Orange County artist Higgy Vasquez will be celebrated at a public reception on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 5 p.m. The 27-foot mural, painted on the

Getting to the Root of Racist Hate Chapman researcher Pete Simi says we shouldn't be surprised by violent nature of white supremacists.

August 10, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University Professor Pete Simi has been to birthday parties where the cake was shaped like a swastika. He has seen a 5-year-old casually snap into a Nazi salute and heard other children recite horribly racist nursery rhymes from memory. He has listened to a white nationalist describe fits of rage so intense that after

From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

June 29, 2018 by | Campus Life

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again. Some eventually become Chapman students, camp counselors and instructors, or even continue guiding young campers as Chapman graduates. “I

Hilbert Museum of California Art receives gift of eight paintings by Disney master Works by Eyvind Earle will be added to permanent collection

June 20, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000) – artist, illustrator, author, poet and recipient of the prestigious Disney Legend award — is probably best known to the general public as the man responsible for the styling, color and backgrounds of Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty (1959), giving that beloved classic its sumptuous and dazzling medieval look. But Earle was also

Women and Video Streaming Shake Up the Entertainment Industry Dodge College hosted its 19th annual Women in Focus conference on campus.

April 27, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

With so much gender-centered turbulence within the entertainment industry recently through the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, it is easy to see that the dialogue around how women are wronged and disadvantaged is long overdue. However, for the past 19 years, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has celebrated women working in the