Chapman University has announced a $21 million gift from the W. M. Keck Foundation for enhancement and elevation of Chapman’s science and engineering programs. The gift names the University’s soon-to-be completed science building on its main campus – The Keck Center for Science and Engineering.
The hurricanes keep coming, along with heartbreaking images of lives, homes and communities destroyed. So it’s understandable that well-meaning people feel compelled to launch a clothing drive, collect shoes or zoom down to the flooded communities to help the people who’ve lost everything in the storms. But don’t do it. At least not yet, say
The student scientists were barely into week one of a two-year program that will challenge them to dive into research in a number of fields ranging from molecular biology and earth systems to physics and computational science. Then there was this unexpected assignment. It came from a New York Times bestselling author who gave them
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
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
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
It’s been a hard three years since Taka Tsuge suffered the stroke that would sideline him from his beloved career as a sushi chef. Since that day, Tsuge has worked persistently at his recovery, slowly regaining mobility. But this summer his wife enrolled him in Chapman University’s Stroke Boot Camp, an intensive two-week program designed
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a $1.4 million small-business grant to REAL Prevention, a youth substance-use prevention company co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D.
They made elephant toothpaste. Moved like a river. Stirred up a batch of fake ice cream that actually looked delicious. What could those endeavors possibly have in common? They’re all recent adventures enjoyed by local elementary school students, thanks to a variety of community and civic engagement programs staffed by Chapman University students and faculty
President Trump’s decision June 1 to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement continues to draw reactions from across the nation and around the world. We asked some Chapman experts for their reactions to the decision and to look ahead to its possible impact.