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What: Chapman University first-year students move-in day to the residence halls and Opening Convocation

When: Move-in day is Tuesday, August 21, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with orientation week lasting through Sunday, August 26. The fall semester begins Monday, August 27. Opening Convocation will feature speaker Dolores Huerta, who founded the United Farm Workers union […]

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Why and how humans share food resources differs uniquely from any other species. In this new research, the authors wanted to study the choice between stealing and sharing where there is only voluntary engagement, with no external enforcement agency. Hoping to shed light on the origins of human cooperation and exchange, they conducted an experiment […]

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Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, announced today that acclaimed writer, producer and director of blockbuster films (“Independence Day,” “Godzilla”, “Independence Day: Resurgence”) and highly-rated television projects (“Stargate SG-1,” “Stargate: Atlantis”), Dean Devlin will join the faculty as the fall […]

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Chapman University has appointed Brian K. Powell, J.D., as the University’s new Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Powell comes to Chapman from the University of California, Merced, where he was responsible for human resources since 2015. He replaces current Chapman vice president of human resources Becky Campos who is retiring. Powell begins […]

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Orange County teens are facing varied and more frequent types of dating violence than any generation before them. Chapman University researchers have partnered with Orange County domestic violence agency Laura’s House to determine how prevalent this issue is amongst teens to aid prevention efforts.

National studies historically have researched the rate of physical violence, not […]

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What: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new research findings this week that about 1 in 59 children have Autism Spectrum Disorder. It occurs in all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups and is four times more common among boys than girls. One in in six children in the United States […]

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Chapman University has published research measuring gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and punishment by males decreases payoffs for both sexes. Furthermore, men are willing to punish people who have done nothing wrong, except cooperate to the fullest extent possible.

Results suggest […]

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Chapman University announces the newest members of its Board of Trustees and Board of Governors. Emile Haddad, Chairman and CEO of FivePoint Holdings, LLC joins the University’s Board of Trustees. FivePoint, the largest developer of mixed-use, master-planned communities in coastal California, owns and manages Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine, Newhall Ranch in Los Angeles […]

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According to a survey of purchasing managers, the California manufacturing economy is expected to expand at a higher rate in the second quarter compared to the first quarter. The California Composite Index, measuring overall manufacturing activity, increased from 61.8 in the first quarter to 63.3 in the second quarter, indicating faster growth. Production is expected […]

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Chapman University faculty today released a survey of Orange County’s social and political attitudes. The results show Orange County residents’ views on a host of issues, including housing, homelessness, gun control and President Trump.

OC No Longer “Red” County

The results show that the historically right-leaning, largely conservative county has fundamentally shifted to more […]

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