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WordTheatre at Chapman University Presents Author Ann Beattie on Sept. 21

August 31, 2015 by | News

WordTheatre’s 2015 fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, September 21, Hollywood actors –Joely Fisher (known for her roles in the film The Mask and TV shows such as Ellen, Last Man Standing, and Desperate Housewives) and Jackson Rathbone (known for his

ReWILDing Student and Alumni Hike: Sept. 26

August 26, 2015 by | News

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 #1 New York Times bestselling author, Cheryl Strayed, will be visiting Chapman University to discuss her book Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail.  Leading up to this exciting night the University Program Board (UPB) will be hosting a student and alumni hike in honor of Strayed’s visit. Join

Tabula Poetica Presents Carolyn Forché: Sept. 10

August 25, 2015 by | News

Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series begins on Thursday, September 10, 2015 with poet Carolyn Forché. Her books of poetry include The Country Between Us (which received the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award and was the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets), The Angel of History (which received the

The Dyslexia Summit: Strength in Cognitive Diversity, Oct. 23

August 21, 2015 by | News

In October, Chapman University will be hosting The Dyslexia Summit: The Strength of Cognitive Diversity, to help spread awareness about cognitive diversity and to showcase the remarkable strengths of many dyslexics. The Summit will include personal stories of university students with dyslexia and scientific analysis, followed by a panel of experts to discuss the topic

Summer in Cástulo

August 18, 2015 by Ellen Webre | News

By Ellen Webre, senior screenwriting major The sun rises over the hills onto where a fortress lies buried. Walls emerge from a blanket of thistles, and the scent of olive trees fill the air. Cástulo was once an Iberian city in Andalusian Spain that controlled the Guadalquivir river and its trade. The city possessed the wealth

Screening of Women in Gold: Sept. 10

August 12, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, you’re invited to a FREE screening of Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds as part of the Memory, Meaning, and Justice Lecture Series. The Woman in Gold is a remarkable story of one women’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her

Schools Out: Forest Kindergarten, Sept. 21

August 10, 2015 by | News

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 #1 New York Times bestselling author, Cheryl Strayed, will be visiting Chapman University to discuss her book Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail.  Leading up to this exciting night we will be hosting micro events surrounding the WILD concept. On Monday, September 21, 2015, College of Educational Studies

2015 Wilkinson College Colloquium: Aug. 28

August 10, 2015 by | News

Dean Patrick Fuery cordially invites you to the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 Colloquium on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. in Sandhu Conference Center D & D1. Attendance by Faculty and Staff greatly desired! Please RSVP by August 17, 2015 to Mary Shockey or call her at

“Is this a rock?”

July 21, 2015 by Clarissa Hampton | News

This past April, Associate professor of art history and archaeology Justin St. P. Walsh received a grant from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation at Harvard University to fund his fieldwork in Spain this summer. The money paid for travel, a new computer, as well as hiring two Spanish archaeologists and five Chapman students to work as

Art 393 Sustainable Design Students Are on a “MISSION”

June 29, 2015 by | News

Art 393 Sustainable Design course begins today! This summer, the class has been asked to create and develop communication materials to help launch an awareness campaign in a pilot school program by their client, Lunar Mission One (LM1) in London. LM1 is charged with building a spacecraft to land on the moon and drill core