‘Altered Appropriations’ in Guggenheim Gallery

September 1, 2010 by | Art

A new exhibit opened Tuesday in Chapman University’s Guggenheim Gallery, taking viewers into a meticulous, obsessive world of art that seeks fresh ways to visualize and present the familiar. Called “Altered Appropriations: Making Strange,” the exhibit features works by Abigail Reynolds, Kim Rugg, Curtis Mann, Soo Kim, Ishmael Randall Weeks, Mickey Smith and Peter Wegner.


Department of Art Faculty News

August 31, 2010 by | Faculty Awards/Scholarships

Stephen Berens, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences returns to teaching after a Development Leave during which he was awarded a residency for the month of May at Stiching Kaus Australis, an international artist residency program in Rotterdam. Professor Berens was invited to be the first artist in residence


Three-peat: Chapman’s Alpha Mu-Gamma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta wins Best Chapter Award for third straight year!

August 30, 2010 by | Student Awards/Scholarships

Isn’t it wonderful when history repeats itself? The Alpha Mu Gamma Chapter has done it again – winning the 2000-2010 Best Chapter Award from the Phi Alpha Theta National Honors Society. This prestigious award was given to our PAT chapter for the whole range of its many activities including hosting the second annual Alpha Mu


Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel Accepts Chapman Fellowship

August 30, 2010 by | News

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Holocaust survivor and author of more than 50 books, including the internationally acclaimed Night, has accepted an appointment as a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. The announcement was made today by Chapman President Jim Doti during the university’s 2010 Opening Convocation, attended by nearly 1,200 new Chapman students


2010 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2010 by | News

Concern America Marvin Meyer: Every academic year, at the Chapman University Opening Convocation, we are pleased and honored to present an Award of Excellence named in honor of Albert Schweitzer. Our campus boasts a plethora of busts, but one bust, I believe, is particularly impressive in its bronze prominence. That is the bust of Albert


2009 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2009 by | News

Anthony Garcia-Prats For the past few decades, one of the most imposing figures on our campus has been the figure of Albert Schweitzer. To be sure, Schweitzer died in 1965, but during his lifetime he was a bigger than life character, and his legacy lives on after him. Two former Chapman faculty members, Kurt and


2008 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2008 by | News

Tias Arms Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, theologian, musician, and medical doctor, functions as one of the guiding spirits of Chapman University. Schweitzer was an advocate of reverence for all of life—human, animal, and plant—but it is clear that he had a special place in his heart for children. He and his wife had one child, a


2007 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2007 by | News

Michael Belay Trustee Karen Wilkinson, presenter Albert Schweitzer has become a strong role model for the Chapman University community; his image appears in many locations around the campus. His ninety-year life, much of which was spent healing the sick in the nation of Gabon, encourages us to grant dignity to all people, serve others, and


2006 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2006 by | News

Peter Verbiscar-Brown In 1931 Albert Schweitzer, the theologian, philosopher, musician, and medical doctor from Lambaréné, Gabon, in West Africa, surveyed his world, one very much like ours, and he wrote at the opening of the epilogue of his autobiography Out of My Life and Thought, “Two observations have cast their shadows over my life. One


2004 Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

June 18, 2004 by | News

Ria Fennema In his major autobiographical work, Out of My Life and Thought, Albert Schweitzer, the ethicist, philosopher, medical doctor, and musician, wrote, “People are ethical only when life as such is sacred to them, the life of plants and animals as well as the life of their fellow humans, and when they devote themselves helpfully