Two celebrated filmmakers and a visionary philanthropist were honored, a cast of more than 100 student performers brought the audience to its feet in a rousing ovation and more than $1.5 million was raised for student scholarships during Chapman University’s 37th annual Chapman Celebrates scholarship fundraiser. The event recognized Sarah Ann Fowler and Dale E.
The butcher was curious – Why so many bones? The neighbors were befuddled – You’re making soup in the garage? Friends raised their eyebrows – Do you realize your clothes smell like beef broth? But Chapman University food science alumnus Tuan V. Nguyen (M.S. ’94) was undaunted. He was on a quest to create an
When Cory Vigil came home from Iraq, the terrible things he had seen and done under orders came home with him, heavier than any overloaded pack. Filled with hair-trigger anger caused by post-traumatic stress disorder, Vigil served six months in county jail on a felony assault conviction. While he was incarcerated, someone else continued to
The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging recently awarded a five-year $3.7 million grant to Hillard Kaplan, Ph.D., to pursue his research on Alzheimer’s disease. As part of a larger research project called The Tsimane Health and Life History Project, Dr. Kaplan has been studying a tribe in Bolivia that are of interest to the
Great teaching catches attention. We know because Chapman University is one of just five Western Region schools honored by U.S. News & World Report for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” To celebrate such distinction, we introduce Teach Me This, a series of stories offering quick lessons on timely and interesting topics. Pull up a chair and learn from the faculty who are some of the best in the West.
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Netflix releases the second season of the runaway hit Stranger Things Oct. 27, and fans of the spooky series created by Chapman University alumni Matt and Ross Duffer ’07 likely have their binge fests planned. But here’s an extra treat Stranger Things fans will want to add to their calendars that week: Chapman will present its 2017 Alumni Achievement in the Arts Award to the Duffer brothers during the Chapman Celebrates Gala Night Saturday, Nov. 4
When senior Haley Miller ’17 loads her Chapman University kayak full of research equipment and paddles out into the coastal wetlands of Orange County, she marvels at the contrast between her quiet world and the bustling highway nearby. “It’s really peaceful. You see the cars that drive by the overpass and you think about all
Chapman University’s Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies is launching an ePrize, or “education Prize,” to foster collaboration among local districts and charter schools around innovations that improve educational outcomes for underserved students in Orange County. The inaugural prize will be awarded on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Attallah College’s free and public Roundtable
A U.S. ambassador. The chief medical officer at a regional medical center. An award-winning filmmaker whose breakout work created industry buzz. Those were just a few of the best and brightest alumni honored this fall at Chapman University’s Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration. The awards were bestowed on 15 alumni, individuals who’ve used their talents to