Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies is named for alumna Donna Ford Attallah

August 22, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

Announced at Chapman University’s opening freshman convocation ceremony this evening, the College of Educational Studies will now be known as the Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies, or Attallah College. Chapman University President Daniele Struppa made the announcement in front of a crowd of 1,600 incoming freshmen and their parents about the new name


Dancing the physical therapy way Ballet shoes replace leg braces in Crean College class that measures success with fun for cerebral palsy students

August 11, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

Chloe Sandoval started out just curious about a career in pediatric physical therapy. But by the end of a 10-week course this summer working with children diagnosed with cerebral palsy, the Chapman University graduate student was smitten with the career path. Over the summer, Sandoval helped one child regain her ability to rise from sitting


Chapman faculty among team selected as inaugural recipient of CHOC Children’s Foundation Philanthropic Venture Funds Program

August 11, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

The CHOC Children’s Foundation awarded, as part of its new Philanthropic Venture Funding Program, $1,000,000 to Dr. Afshin Amininan, medical director, CHOC Children’s Orthopaedic Institute, and his cross-disciplinary team that included Chapman University faculty and scientists. The program, was designed to encourage CHOC clinicians to develop innovative concepts that transform pediatric care. Following a competitive proposal