Chapman’s Efforts for the Earth Spring Forth Projects and special events abound as Earth Day approaches.

April 6, 2018 by | Campus Life

The earth renews itself each spring, and Chapman University’s efforts to sustain and protect the environment are abundant this year. The Rinker Health Science Campus recently earned a WaterStar Award from the Irvine Ranch Water District for conservation efforts that keep the campus below its water allocation and make it a certified water-efficient organization. On


Campus Community Invited to Presidential Forum President Struppa will lead discussion of Chapman Experience and strategic plan.

April 5, 2018 by | Campus Life

A message from President Daniele Struppa to the Chapman University community. In an effort to immediately improve communication, I’m hosting regular open forums to provide face-to-face updates on the Chapman Experience process, the Strategic Plan progress, and institutional updates as they happen. More importantly, these Presidential Forums will be your time to let me know


Reporting for Duty: First Director of Chapman University’s New Veterans Resource Center "I want to get Chapman on veterans’ radar," says Blas Villalobos.

April 3, 2018 by | Campus Life

There were many steps and successes on Blas Villalobos’ path to becoming the first director of Chapman University’s new Veterans Resource Center. Inspiration to join the Marine Corps hit early when a high school friend returned home for a visit, radiating pride and confidence. After his own military service, Villalobos enrolled in college, a journey


A New Look and Name for Argyros Forum 209 You're invited to the dedication of the transformed conference suite, thanks to SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union.

March 20, 2018 by | Campus Life

It’s a well-known hot spot around Chapman University – Argyros Forum, Room 209. The spacious area is a popular setting for meetings, luncheons, symposiums, guest lectures, award ceremonies and countless other gatherings. Now the campus community is invited to attend a particularly special celebration there when it is reintroduced as the SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union


Footloose on campus … and in the streets Chapman dancers use everyday places as performance spaces.

March 13, 2018 by | Campus Life

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


Cross-Cultural Center Celebrates First Birthday Center organizers reflect on an inaugural year of providing a safe haven for all identities.

March 1, 2018 by | Campus Life

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