ORANGE, Calif., February 3, 2016 – Chapman University’s Department of Political Science, in collaboration with Zocalo Public Square, will present its second annual Local Government Conference, “Reimagining Local Government,”  on Thursday, February 25, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expert panelists and moderators will examine why local government matters, even as Washington tends to command […]

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Researchers at Chapman University, UCLA, and Stanford have just published work on how news media coverage shapes perceptions of obesity. They examined how perspectives on obesity portrayed in news articles affect people’s support for different obesity-related public policies and their prejudice towards fat men and women.

“Our finding that news reporting on obesity as a […]

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Chapman University today announced the selection of Matthew J. Parlow as the next dean of its Fowler School of Law. Parlow will become dean on July 1, 2016, succeeding Tom Campbell, who served in that role since February 2011.

Parlow, a native Southern Californian, returns to Chapman after serving as associate dean for academic […]

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Researchers at Chapman University have published work on how Asian American women and white women feel about their faces, their weights, and their overall appearances. The researchers surveyed 303 Asian American women and 367 white women at universities in Hawaii and California.

“We found that Asian American women reported overall lower evaluations of their attractiveness […]

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The Fowler School of Law will honor the generosity of Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation by naming the law library in memory of its benefactors.

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Research published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) introduced a new quantum phenomenon which the authors called the “quantum pigeonhole principle.” Prior to this breakthrough, the pigeonhole principle was a basic tenet of conventional wisdom. It states that if you put three pigeons […]

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An arts festival for everyone at Musco Center on April 2.

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The Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance at Chapman University will host the 4th annual Home Ownership Day on its Orange campus, Saturday, January 30, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The free educational event, which features 25 targeted sessions for maximizing real estate, is open to the public.

Topics, such as: […]

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