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70 years later, O.C. school desegregation case echoes on campus 'Mendez v. Westminster' remembered during National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017 by | Campus Life

On the 70th anniversary of Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark federal court decision that ended segregation in Orange County public schools and set the table for Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the story is being told across the campus of Chapman University during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Black-and-white photos of schoolchildren with brown

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A message from the past An original women's suffrage book signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton donated to Leatherby Libraries

April 12, 2017 by | Campus Life

An original Report of the 1887 International Council of Women, assembled by the National Woman Suffrage Association in Washington, DC, has been donated to the Leatherby Libraries. The book is signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who organized the event, and was originally given to the Texan artist Elisabet Ney. In the history of the women’s suffrage

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Former Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez donates papers to Chapman

January 6, 2017 by | Campus Life

The Hon. Loretta Sanchez ’82, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2017, has donated the congressional papers from her 20 years in office to Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The collection includes 25 boxes of her files, papers and committee work, mostly focused on Vietnamese human rights, her work with the

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New international students get first taste of life at Chapman Bicky and Gurpreet Singh open home in traditional welcome

October 24, 2016 by | Campus Life

Everyone’s definition of comfort food varies – a traditional stew, a certain rice dish, a special sweet — but a warm welcome translates in any language. Chapman University is home away from home to more than 500 international students from 66 countries, and about 60 new and returning students from around the world gathered at the home of Bicky

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Chapman to offer students and researchers 24/7 access to USC Shoah Visual History Archive

September 23, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries is partnering through ProQuest with the Visual History Archive (VHA) from USC Shoah Foundation to offer a fully streaming video collection of 53,000 primary-source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide, the University and USC Shoah Foundation jointly announced today. “Chapman is the first institution in California to purchase the Visual

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Chapman University forges ties with local Muslim community

August 19, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center and Leatherby Libraries are partnering in an initiative to forge closer ties with Orange County’s Muslim and Muslim-American communities — and the first evidence of that nascent partnership was on display at a recent luncheon of the Minaret Business Organization (MBO) held at the Interfaith Center.  Charlene Baldwin,