Chapman Partners with Museum of Tolerance "Mendez" Event

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Are you aware that Orange County played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement of the 1940s?  Many people know about desegregation as it happened in the American South, but a groundbreaking exhibition at the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) in Los Angeles shares the story of the landmark struggles of Latino families in Southern


VIDEO: Prof. Slayton Portrays FDR

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Prof. Robert Slayton, Ph.D., of Chapman’s Department of History, portrayed President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the second of the “A Night With…” presentations, presented by Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, on Feb. 8.  Enjoy a clip of his fascinating performance: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub34HI6WQEg]


The art of sharing Chapman's permanent collection

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art has 11 new friends. No, not on Facebook — on campus. Art-loving members of the American Association of University Women got an up-close look at some of the more than 400 works in the Chapman collection during a tour on Monday. Curator Maggi Owens and assistant


Professor visits Cuba: "Journey of rediscovery" with his family

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Daniel Wellman, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry in the Schmid College of Science, traveled to Cuba with his family last month and shares his journey here.  It’s a rare and fascinating trip — it is still relatively difficult to get permission to travel to Cuba from the U.S.; Dr. Wellman, whose wife is Cuban, falls into


Can digital activism speed change in Vietnam?

February 17, 2010 by | Business and Law

The fight for social justice and political change is alive and well in the digital age. That’s the message of a seminar called Digital Activism: A Tool for Change in Vietnam, to be held Feb. 27-28 at Chapman. Young activists in Iran, Moldova and elsewhere around the world are using the Internet to challenge authoritarian


Rotunda Cafe in Leatherby Libraries now open!

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

Why stand in line at Jazzman’s in the morning when you can now go to the Rotunda Cafe?  Located in Leatherby Libraries, the cafe is now open Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  to serve you!  On tap: our sustainable coffee brand, Aspretto. (It’s delicious! — Eds.) For more info on Aspretto, visit:


Chapman Men's Basketball W-L Record Among Best in Nation

February 17, 2010 by | Sports

Take a look at this:  NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL BEST W-L RECORDS, LAST TWO SEASONS (Through Feb. 7, 2010)         Rk.        Team        NCAA        2008-09        2009-10        Overall    Pct.         1.        St. Thomas (Minn.)        DIII


Open recreation/intramurals spring hours

February 17, 2010 by | Sports

 From Chris Watts, Chapman  recreational sports manager: For information about open recreation or intramurals, those interested can visit the Chapman Athletics website  (http://chapmanathletics.com) and then click on the “club/recreation” dropdown menu. There you will find the spring open recreation hours for all the facilities, along with information about the intramural sports offered this term and how


Say farewell to Lois Zechiel on Feb. 25

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

Come celebrate Lois Zechiel’s 25 years of service to the Registrar’s Office and Chapman University next Thursday, Feb. 25, with a retirement party from 3 to 5 p.m. in Argyros Forum 209!   You know what they say about retirement: it’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.  Congratulations, Lois!!