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2016 Schweitzer Award of Excellence June Scobee Rodgers, Class of 1978

May 18, 2016 by | News

Schweitzer Award of Excellence has been given since 1982 by Chapman University’s Albert Schweitzer Institute to an individual and/or organization that exemplifies Schweitzer’s ethics of reverence for life and his dedication to a life of service. The 2016 Schweitzer Award of Excellence Winner is June Scobee Rodgers, Class of 1978 and Founding Chair of Challenger

2016 Schweitzer Rising Star Award Shauna Parisi, Class of 2011

May 18, 2016 by | News

Schweitzer Rising Star Award was initiated in 2014 and is given annually by Chapman University’s Albert Schweitzer Institute to an inspirational young Alumna/Alumnus who has taken up Schweitzer’s challenge to find a place to invest his or her humanity for the betterment of humankind and the world. 2016 Schweitzer Rising Star Award Winner is Shauna

What are your summer plans? Chapman students talk about what incredible things they are doing this summer!

May 4, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

For most college students, summer is the most highly anticipated season of the year. For two decades of our lives we’ve been tirelessly completing problem sets, public speeches, and scientific experiments. We’ve spent hours in the library, highlighter in-hand, meticulously annotating readings, drinking enough coffee to awaken a bear in hibernation, and agonizing over midterms

Hidden Places to Study on Campus Finals are coming up ... where will you study?

April 29, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Studying on campus is an great way to get work done while being close to all your professors and resources. For people who commute long distances, studying on campus may be your only option between classes on a long day. However, even if you only live a mile or so from campus, parking can get

Wilkinson College Presents to the European Union Creative and Cultural Industries

April 27, 2016 by | News

Wilkinson College’s initiative in Creative and Cultural Industries has led to an invitation to present to the European Union in Washington DC. Addressing delegates from all 28 member states, Dean Patrick Fuery, Dr Kelli Fuery (Dodge College), Natalie Lawler (Arts Preparator) and Shannon Halverson (coordinator of the CCI) spoke on the College’s work in this

Big Data Communication with Ralph Schroeder We leave digital traces everywhere, find out how

April 15, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

On Wednesday, March 30th, the Department of Communication Studies brought in Ralph Schroeder to discuss Big Data Communication. Schroeder is the Director of the Master’s degree program in Social Science and the Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute in the United Kingdom. He is also the author and/or co-author behind a long list

What’s An Elevator Pitch? Landing the job of your dreams

April 14, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

What is an elevator pitch? Well, if by happenstance, you find yourself stuck in an elevator with the CEO of your dream company you have between 30 and 60 seconds to win him/her over. This small window of time where you convince the CEO that he needs you in his company is called an elevator

An Evening with Travis Walton The Paranormal in American Culture

April 5, 2016 by | News

The Earl Babbie Research Center presents, An Evening with author Travis Walton, on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6 p.m. in Irvine Lecture Hall. Travis Walton is the author of “Fire in the Sky” — a documented case of alien abduction which inspired the film, “Fire in the Sky.” Walton will recount his real life

Spring Break What are you doing during your time off?

March 18, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Spring break is one of the most anticipated breaks of the year. Midterms have just come to a end and it’s the last break we students have before summer. The weather is perfect this time of year in Southern California; everyday brings a beautiful blue sky and every night delivers the most radiant sunsets. Our