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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

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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

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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:

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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

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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

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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!!

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Classified Ads for Feb. 16-21

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

I’m Free to a Loving Home: Good looking, fluffy, cuddly and loving male kitty named Chowder.  Approximately 2 years old. Favorite sport:  Men’s ski jumping and couples figure skating. Favorite place:  Curled up on your couch or comforter. Favorite photo:  The one attached of myself. Yes, I’ve been neutered. To adopt me:  (714) 267-3630

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From the Editors

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Well, we sadly said goodbye to PR writer/Happenings editor Diana McCabe last week (for those who have been asking, she just moved down south a little, to a Web editor position at Entrepreneur magazine).  And that means Haps will be in the hands of us — Mary Platt, PR director, and Dennis Arp, PR editor

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Take your pick: Feb. 8 is packed with events!

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Just so you recall, there’s a slew of events happening on campus the evening of Monday, Feb. 8! “Chapman Jeopardy” is Monday at 6 p.m. in the Argyros Forum Dining Hall.  Watch President Jim Doti and Dean Jerry Price take on all student challengers – and encourage teams to sign up for the nationally televised

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Supporters give $1M to Dodge College

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Adrienne Brennan, a Chapman alumna and longtime member and current president-elect of the Fashionable Women of Chapman University support group, and her son Patrick Brennan have given $1 million to Dodge College of Film and Media Arts to fund the completion of senior students’ film projects.  Adrienne, whose parents brought her to the U.S. from Ireland