Chapman to host ACS Undergrad Biochemistry/Chemistry Conference, April 17

March 20, 2010 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman University will host the 2010 American Chemical Society Undergraduate Biochemistry and Chemistry Conference on Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The conference affords undergraduates in chemistry the opportunity to present their research results via posters and/or oral presentations.  Prospective student presenters can register online at http://www.chapman.edu/CS/Chemistry/ACSconference.asp.  Those who would like more


Library Book Sale open for business!

March 18, 2010 by | Campus Life

Remember, the Leatherby Libraries’ 4th Annual Book Sale opens Thursday, March 18 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) for the campus community only (students, faculty and staff – must show Chapman ID).  And it continues Friday, March 19, open to the public, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Hardcovers are $1, paperbacks are four for $1,


Chapman professor lands Discover cover story

March 18, 2010 by | Science, Health and Education

To a scientist, making the cover of Discover magazine is something akin to a rock star making the cover of Rolling Stone.   And while Yakir Aharonov and his group, including Jeff Tollaksen (both professors of physics in Chapman’s Schmid College of Science), didn’t quite get their photos on the April cover of


Room dedication honors Holocaust survivors

March 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

“After being tossed about in this world, survivors of the Holocaust have a home at Chapman. My fervent prayer is that the dignity of this room will inspire all who enter it.” This heartfelt message, delivered by Holocaust survivor Natalie Weinstein Gold, conveyed the air of warmth and remembrance that greeted the dedication Monday afternoon


Question of the Week: "Bad books" – do you agree?

March 15, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The American Book Review has set off a debate with its list of 40 “bad books” (PDF), many of them nominated by professors.  The “chosen” books include Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates, all of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels, Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence, One-Party Classroom by David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin, Bob Dylan’s Tarantula,


All "Beyond Copenhagen" Conference events will be free, April 21-23

March 14, 2010 by | Science, Health and Education

 All events at the “Beyond Copenhagen” International Conference on Climate Change, to be held on the Chapman campus April 21-23, will be open free of charge to the campus community and the public.  Advance registration is, however, required, and space will be limited, so early registration is recommended: you can register online at http://www.chapman.edu/beyondcopenhagen The Schmid


Classified Ads: Pets Need a Home! 3/17/10

March 13, 2010 by | Campus Life

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Theatre Dept. opens Bus Stop/Hedda Gabler rep run

March 12, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Ready for some great plays? The Chapman Department of Theatre has two excellent options on tap this week and next, as they open Bus Stop and Hedda Gabler in repertory at the Waltmar Theatre on campus. Bus Stop , by Willam Inge and directed by John Benitz, is the play that the famous 1956 movie was


Sodexo plans "green" menu for April climate change conference

March 12, 2010 by | Science, Health and Education

The “Beyond Copenhagen” International Climate Change Conference at Chapman University on April 21-23 will feature a sustainable “green” menu, courtesy of Sodexo, which provides Chapman’s restaurant and dining services.   And proving you can go green and still be very. very tasty – check out this sample menu: Sample Menu: Organic baby spinach with radicchio, toasted