Fowles Literary Forum focuses on Israeli, Jewish and Arab writers

January 24, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s John Fowles Center for Creative Writing celebrates the 13th anniversary of the John Fowles Literary Forum Visiting Writers Series with  readings by six prominent Israeli, Jewish and Arab authors beginning with Rabih Alameddine  on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.  Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English at Chapman University and director of the John


A new look for Happenings!

January 23, 2010 by | Campus Life

We’ve moved Happenings to a format that  is a lot easier to read online, and one that also gives our news greater visibility on the Web. All of the same features are here. But now you’ll be able to comment on the stories, slide shows and videos. (The slide shows and videos sometimes take a


Remembering Dr. Richard Watson

January 23, 2010 by | Campus Life

Richard A. R. Watson, Ph.D., professor of Communication Studies and English who taught at Chapman for more than 40 years and helped found the Communication program, has passed away. “Richard had a quirky personality which charmed many of the students.  His creative spirit challenged them to think in new ways and see the discipline through


Help Chapman student land reporting gig at Oscars!

January 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman senior broadcast major (and Miss City of Orange!) Rachel Berry is among  10 national finalists  vying for a gig as a student correspondent reporter at the Oscars on March 7. She and her cameraman/classmate Christian Hartnett need Chapman’s support to make it to the red carpet,  though!  CLICK HERE to check out her video


Join Chapman University on Facebook!

January 23, 2010 by | Campus Life

Did you know that Chapman University has an official Facebook fan page? Post your responses to photos, videos, news and talk to students, prospective students, parents and others here! To find it, log in to your personal Facebook account, search for “Chapman University” (you’ll see the official logo) and click on “become a fan.” And


Helping to rebuild New Orleans

January 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

They fell in love with a city, its people and plight. More than four years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, 11 Chapman students dedicated a week in January to help with the rebuilding efforts that are still being carried out in the city. Enrolled in LEAD 325 (a leadership experiential learning laboratory for the


Chapman to host Transit Forum

January 23, 2010 by | Business and Law

Chapman University will host the Southern California Transit Forum, which  brings together federal, state and local mass transit officials and legislative leaders to discuss the crisis in mass transit funding.  The conference, Feb. 5 (Friday), will be hosted by the Law School’s Center for Global Trade & Development and sponsored by the Orange County Business


Meetings: Bible study, book club, Weight Watchers

January 23, 2010 by | Campus Life

Faculty and staff Bible study Please join us for a weekly Bible study Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. in the Chapman Chapel at Maple and Grand.  This is a new group, and we are open to format.  Call Patricia at x6076 for more info or just show up at the chapel any Wednesday. Get



January 23, 2010 by | Campus Life

Classifieds for week of Jan. 25. Classifieds are free and will be posted weekly. Your ad runs for a week unless otherwise specified. Room for rent in North Tustin (Cowan Heights): First-floor guesthouse (about 1,200 square feet) with a private entrance in a three-story home. Dining area, living room & bedroom with private full bathroom.