WordTheatre® returns for a sixth season to Chapman University where celebrated actors bring America’s finest short stories to life through dramatic readings. On February 5, the University will host actor Roger Guenveur Smith who will perform the stories of John Edgar Wideman, a McArthus Genius award-winning writer―who will come from Brooklyn for this unique […]

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The public is invited to a free screening of Alive Inside, a documentary that explores the transformative impact of music on people living with a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive disorders. The award winning documentary follows the journey of social worker Dan Cohen, creator of the national MUSIC & MEMORY® program which helps non-verbal […]

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ORANGE, Calif. – Chapman University welcomes aspiring fiction writers to apply for the 6th Annual Fiction Writing Workshop led by renowned, award-winning author and Chapman Professor of English Richard Bausch.  The semester-long, free workshop meets weekly beginning in February 2018. Applicants must submit a fiction manuscript of up to 15 pages by Friday, […]

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A Chapman University School of Pharmacy junior faculty member has been awarded a $1,059,867 grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for ataxia research.

Ataxia is a degenerative, hereditary disease of the nervous system. Those diagnosed often experience the same symptoms as someone who is drunk, such as slurred speech, stumbling and falling. All […]

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Chapman University has published new research showing how hagfishes survive an initial attack from predators before they release large volumes of slime to defend themselves. Because the slime is released after they are attacked, this defense strategy is only effective if they survive the initial bite. Results show that hagfish skin is not puncture resistant; […]

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ORANGE, CA—A study conducted by the Anderson Center for Economic Research and Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance examines the potential impact of the House and Senate tax reform bills that eliminate the deductibility of state income tax. Specifically, the Chapman University researchers determined the impact of removing the deductibility of state income tax […]

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ORANGE, CA —According to the latest survey of California residents, the California Composite Index of Consumer Sentiment increased slightly from the third quarter reading of 106.7 to a reading of 107.9. An index level above 100 indicates a higher percentage of optimistic consumers versus those who are pessimistic.

This result could be explained by the […]

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Orange, CA—The A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University released today its 2018 forecasts for the U.S., California and Orange County. Dr. Jim Doti presented Chapman’s 40th anniversary economic forecast to business and community leaders at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Following is a summary of Dr. Doti’s presentation. A more detailed analysis […]

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Chapman University has retained famed Israeli dancer Ido Tadmor as a Presidential Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tadmor, who has been on the international dance scene for more than 20 years, will work with students in master classes, offer new travel courses, and choreograph pieces for performances.

Tadmor had been teaching for many […]

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A study conducted by the Anderson Center for Economic Research and Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance examines the potential impact of the Republican-sponsored House tax-overhaul bill (House bill) on the tax rates paid by California married couples filing jointly at various income levels. The study also analyzes how the House bill will affect […]

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