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Chapman University economists see more jobs in Orange County’s future

December 7, 2017 by | Business and Law

Remember aerospace jobs? They’re back, according to Chapman University’s 2018 Economic Forecast. Particularly in Orange County. “If you just look at individual categories, the highest manufacturing sector since 2010? Aerospace. This is a surprise,” said economist and Chapman President Emeritus Jim Doti, who presented the 40th annual report. Medical supplies and equipment products share that

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Biannual Student Research Day offers opportunity to showcase projects

December 7, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman students, staff, faculty and visitors packed the Sandhu Conference Center Wednesday afternoon to view a diverse array of more than 100 student posters representing every college and discipline. Tackling issues such as Homelessness in Orange County and Cultural Markers of Sexual Orientation, this was the first time many students had participated in a poster

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40 years of forecasting — and teaching Chapman University's Economic Forecast is still a teachable moment for President Emeritus Jim Doti

December 6, 2017 by | Business and Law

He’s a renowned economist who developed a unique forecasting model with a track record of superb accuracy. Hundreds of business leaders file into the Segerstrom Center for the Arts each year for his presentation at the Chapman University Economic Forecast Conference. They hang on his every word about the economy, eager for the information they

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Serving those who served: Fowler Law alumna provides legal aid to veterans Antoinette Balta's pro bono firm has served thousands

November 3, 2017 by | Business and Law

When Cory Vigil came home from Iraq, the terrible things he had seen and done under orders came home with him, heavier than any overloaded pack. Filled with hair-trigger anger caused by post-traumatic stress disorder, Vigil served six months in county jail on a felony assault conviction. While he was incarcerated, someone else continued to

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Chapman University faculty honored for achievement in research funding

October 6, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

A record-setting 10 professors are the newest members of Chapman University’s Million Dollar Club, a distinction awarded by the Office of Research and University Advancement to faculty who have brought in $1 million in external funding and donations while at Chapman. It is the largest cohort to receive the honor, representing disciplines throughout the campus,