TONIGHT: Superpower Illusions

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Tonight at 7 p.m. in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404,  former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack F. Matlock Jr. gives a talk entitled “Superpower Illusions: How Myths and Ideologies Led America Astray, and How to Return to Reality.”  In it he will demolish myths that have distorted America’s recent foreign policy,


Tabula Poetica: Get your poetry on

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Check out Tabula Poetica’s new website for all things poetry at Chapman University!    http://www.chapman.edu/poetry/  For the launch, the home page features President Doti reading “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot. And here’s some upcoming poetry news from the club: Join the Department of Languages and others for the 7th Annual


Leatherby Libraries 4th Annual Book Sale is March 18-19

March 10, 2010 by | Campus Life

People we know look forward all year to the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Sale, which is coming up on Thursday and Friday, March 18-19.  And with good reason — there are tons of great books at inexpensive prices, not to mention CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs and more. Note that the Thursday sale (10 a.m. to


Race and Racism symposium aims to build bridges, March 15-18

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

With recent racial incidents and unrest on many California campuses fresh in mind, Associated Students and Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences are co-presenting a week-long symposium entitled “Bridging the Divide: A Conversation on Race and Racism in the 21st Century,” March 15-18.   Here’s the schedule: Monday, March 15  – Bush Conference Center, Beckman


Student history confab set for March 20

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

On Saturday March 20, 2010 Alpha Mu Gamma, Chapman’s history honors society chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, will hold its second annual student history conference from 9-3 p.m. This is a completely student-run conference: students have organized the program and are the presenters and commentators. Sessions will run from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. in


Latest issue of CommPost is up!

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

What are Chapman’s talented graphic arts students up to lately?  Find out in the newest issue of the CommPost, the Chapman graphic arts newsletter: http://www.chapman.edu/images/userImages/hstoltz/Page_11951/7_Commpost_f_09.pdf


Honoring two high-wattage heroes of Chapman Radio

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

If you think the programming on Chapman Radio can be all over the dial, you should hear the stories about how much its studio has moved all around the campus since its launch in 1967. Those tales of a life on the move enlivened a celebration on Wednesday, March 3, just outside the current home


Welcome to the collection!

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman’s Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art just keeps growing! The latest additions are 16 pieces that were previously part of the Taco Bell Collection, which was closed and the works donated to nonprofit venues. Among the new pieces are works by Carlos Almaraz, Jim Dine, Nate Fors, Jan Hashey, Al Held, Robert


President Doti outlines a future full of projects and promise

March 1, 2010 by | Campus Life

It’s always enlightening and fun to hear President Jim Doti highlight the achievements of the past year during his State of the University presentation. And those on hand Friday in Memorial Hall enjoyed a chance to celebrate the many successes of faculty, staff, students and alumni. But it’s particularly enjoyable to find out more about what lies