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Memorial Lawn and flowers at Chapman University
OCBJ: Chapman University Joins Vaccine Mandate Chapman University announced that it will require students, faculty and staff coming to campus in the fall to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
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OC REGISTER: Orange County colleges, universities have mixed plans for graduations in person, more plan fall returns to campus Sheryl Bourgeois, executive vice president and chief advancement officer, and Lawrence Brown, vice provost for academic administration, quoted about Chapman's plans for commencement and fall 2021 classes.
Dodge College at night.
CNET: Postpandemic moviegoing is going to be much different Russell Schwartz, associate professor at Dodge College, interviewed about what post-pandemic moviegoing looks like and the permanent changes the film industry will have to adopt.
Environmental portrait of David Frederick, Ph.D.
NY TIMES: Banish Anxiety About Your Post-Lockdown Looks DAVID FREDERICK, associate professor of health psychology, quoted about his national study on the COVID-19 pandemic's effects on body image.
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ABC7: Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause: College students scrambling to figure out vaccine alternatives Jeff Goad, professor and chair of pharmacy, and Chapman University senior student Lindsey Arabian respond to the recent news of federal health agencies recommending to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson shots.
Peter Simi standing in front of graffiti wall
PBS FRONTLINE: After Jan. 6, Investigating the Contours of a “Broad Fascist Movement” in the U.S. Pete Simi, associate professor of sociology, interviewed for the PBS Frontline film, American Insurrection, which investigated the threat posed by violent far-right groups that have ties to anti-government, white supremacist ideologies and criminality.
Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library at Chapman University
VOICE OF OC: OC Jewish Community Calls For An End On Comparing Coronavirus Vaccine to Holocaust Marilyn Harran, director of the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and Stern Chair in Holocaust Education, quoted about how comparisons of the coronavirus vaccination efforts to the Holocaust are offensive
Jeff Goad
LA TIMES: Will Johnson & Johnson woes make it harder to get COVID-19 vaccine in California? Jeff Goad, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, quoted about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the discussions on whether the cases of serious blood clots are connected to the vaccine or are coincidental
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CBS LOS ANGELES: Study Shows That Consumer Confidence In OC Is On The Rise As Residents Brace For Light At The End Of The Tunnel A new study from Chapman University finds that consumer confidence in Orange County is soaring back to pre-pandemic levels as businesses begin to reopen and more people receive their coronavirus vaccinations.
Jimmie C. Gardner head and shoulders photo
KTLA WEEKEND MORNING NEWS: Man fights 27 years for freedom after being wrongfully convicted Jimmie C. Gardner, criminal rights advocate and Chapman communication studies student, interviewed by KTLA about the fight to clear his name of a crime he didn’t commit back in 1989. After battling with courts for 27 years, he was finally exonerated in 2016.
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THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Stacey Abrams on Georgia Voting Controversy: “Boycotts Work Best When the Target is Responsive” Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and Glamour magazine hosted a panel called "Women in Focus: Women, Big Tech and the Future of Hollywood," which included politician, author and producer Stacey Abrams as a panelist.
Image of Director Bong Jonn-Ho speaking at Chapman University's Busan International Film Festival in 2011.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Filmmaker Bong Joon Ho on How Hollywood Should Respond to Anti-Asian Violence The Hollywood Reporter featured moments from the Dodge College Master Class with Oscar-winning filmmaker Bong Joon Ho.