Getting to the Root of Racist Hate Chapman researcher Pete Simi says we shouldn't be surprised by violent nature of white supremacists.

August 10, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University Professor Pete Simi has been to birthday parties where the cake was shaped like a swastika. He has seen a 5-year-old casually snap into a Nazi salute and heard other children recite horribly racist nursery rhymes from memory. He has listened to a white nationalist describe fits of rage so intense that after


‘Conversing With Cancer’ A new book by Chapman faculty members offers a prescription for better health communication practices.

August 10, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Cancer begins heaven knows when. But for most people it announces itself with a jolt of a diagnosis, followed by various treatments, sidelined plans, lousy side effects, medical bills, leaves of absence, recovery and hope for remission. It’s a lot for patients, family members and health practitioners to discuss, whichever direction the wild ride takes.


Chapman Staff Member Named Recipient of Philanthropy Award

August 9, 2018 by | Campus Life

Linda Padilla-Smyth sits behind her desk beaming as she holds a new award in her hand. Chapman University’s director of Real Estate and Property Management explains how she was secretly nominated for a real estate organization’s Philanthropy Award by her coworker. Shocked to receive an email stating that she was chosen, she recently flew to


Nothing to Worry About Shark Week is frightfully fun, but those big fish barely register in the Chapman Survey on American Fears.

July 19, 2018 by | Research

Swimming with the sharks is not Natalie Gallardo’s idea of a good time. So no way will she take part in that unofficial summer holiday and cable television mainstay – Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, now in its 30th year. “Eww. They make me nervous,” Gallardo says, shuddering. What Americans Fear But the toothsome creatures will


Full Accreditation Awarded to Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy

June 29, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy (CUSP) has received full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. This changes the status of Chapman’s Pharmacy School from Candidate Status to Fully Accredited. “We have met every milestone along the way to achieving this goal on time and on plan,” said Ron Jordan, R.Ph. FAPhA, founding dean


From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

June 29, 2018 by | Campus Life

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again. Some eventually become Chapman students, camp counselors and instructors, or even continue guiding young campers as Chapman graduates. “I


Potential Trade War Shadows an Otherwise Healthy Economy, Chapman Economists Say

June 22, 2018 by | Business and Law

The economy is generally perking along well, thanks to the ongoing recovery from the Great Recession, high employment and robust construction growth, according to the latest Economic Forecast Update from Chapman University. But beware of a trade war. Especially in California, where merchant shipping, trade and related industries are major economic engines, said Chapman economist