Chapman University has published research measuring women’s perceptions of how media impacts their body image. Results showed that many women reported feeling worse about their bodies when shown media images of bikini or fashion models, compared to those shown images of paintings or products.

In Study 1, the percentage of adult women who said the […]

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What:                         Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law will receive the 2017 Ninth Circuit Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Education Award in recognition of the good work of the school’s Mediation Clinics. This award recognizes law schools within the 9th Circuit for demonstrated commitment to advancing education in the field of alternative dispute resolution.

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Chapman University’s world-renowned program for Holocaust education is presenting an interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht Thursday evening, November 9. The event will feature a conversation with Holocaust survivor and witness to Kristallnacht Engelina Lowenberg Billauer, as well as video clips from three other survivors of Kristallnacht. The event will take place in the Fish […]

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Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premiere film schools in the United States, is responding to rapidly expanding growth in the television industry with a distinctive Master of Fine Arts in in Television Writing and Production beginning in fall 2018. Ranked #6 in the country by The […]

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Chapman University has earned the largest federal research grant in the university’s history. The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging awarded a $3.7 million grant to Hillard Kaplan, Ph.D., to pursue his research on Alzheimer’s disease. The five-year grant will support Dr. Kaplan’s work with the Tsimane people in Bolivia, as part of […]

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Chapman University recently completed its fourth annual Chapman University Survey of American Fears (2017). The survey asked respondents about 80 different fears across a broad range of categories including fears about the government, the environment, terrorism, health, natural disasters, and finances, as well as fears of public speaking, spiders, heights, ghosts and many […]

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Chapman University announced a $21 million gift from the W. M. Keck Foundation for enhancement and elevation of Chapman’s science and engineering. The gift will name the University’s soon-to-be completed science building on its main campus—The Keck Center for Science and Engineering. Nationally recognized for supporting outstanding science and engineering and medical research, this gift […]

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Chapman University rose to No. 5 in its category in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” list. This year’s ranking is the highest ever earned by Chapman in the list of Regional Universities West.

In addition, Chapman was one of just five Western Region schools included in the category of “Best Undergraduate […]

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