Founders Day will feature noted scholar of Christianity

March 1, 2010 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s annual Founders Day will take place over TWO days this year, March 19-20. The event is an occasion for Chapman Disciples of Christ/Disciples on Campus (DOC) alumni and church people from across Southern California to gather, and is open to any interested participants on campus or in the community — registration information and


Elie Wiesel to give talk for campus community on April 26

March 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

As previously announced in Happenings, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel will return to Chapman University to appear at a gala on April 25 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and the Stern Chair in Holocaust Education, held by Marilyn Harran, Ph.D.  Wiesel first visited Chapman five years ago to


"Catch-22" screening: Let the stories fly

March 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

  From performing with actors who became lifelong friends to getting dropped off in the Mexican desert and wondering if a car really was going to come pick him up, Richard Benjamin shared tales from “a different era” of filmmaking after a recent screening of “Catch-22” at the Folino Theater. The satirical film is 40


Sports: Hoopsters finally go to Big Dance

March 1, 2010 by | Sports

Congratulations to the Chapman men’s basketball team for earning a berth in the NCAA Division III championships — yes, the Panthers are going to the Big Dance!   The Panthers (23-2) will host a first-round game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges (21-6) on Thursday night at 7 p.m. here at the Hutton Sports Center.  Twenty-six years ago the Panthers


Chapman receives top honor from Freedoms Foundation

March 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge-OC Chapter held their 42nd National Annual Awards Luncheon and Presentation of Medals on Saturday, February 27 at Chapman University. Chapman University received the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge’s (FFVF) George Washington Honor Medal in the Schools category.   The award honors programs “supporting the American way of life, including patriotism, responsible citizenship, community service and entrepreneurship.”  Chapman University received a


Chapman students are Oscar Red Carpet finalists!

March 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

It’s down to the wire this pre-Oscar week, and Chapman students Rachel Berry and Christian Hartnett have been selected one of just three final pairs in MTVu’s Oscar Red Carpet Student Correspondent Contest!  First they were chosen out of thousands of entries nationwide as one of the Top 25 competing teams, and now they’ve made


ATEP hosts high school athletic training

March 1, 2010 by | Sports

In January, the College of Educational Studies’ Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) hosted two athletic training workshops for more than 80 high school students from Oxford Academy and Valley High School. The high school students had a base knowledge of athletic training, and these workshops provided a hands-on clinical experience to broaden their understanding of


Theatre Dept. scores big at Kennedy Center festival

March 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Nina LeNoir, Ph.D., chair of Chapman’s Department of Theatre, reports: Chapman University was very well represented at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Region 8 Festival in St. George, Utah, February 8-13, 2010.  Thirty-four students participated, three faculty members gave workshops, and one served as a respondent for the Irene Acting Awards.  The department’s production


Oscar-nominated "The Hurt Locker" to screen on Tuesday

March 1, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

On Tuesday, March 2, the Chapman University Democrats will be screening the Oscar-nominated film The Hurt Locker in Beckman 102 at 7 p.m.  The Hurt Locker is an intense portrayal of an elite bomb-disposal squad in Iraq, forced to play in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war.  Directed by Katherine Bigelow,