Dawn Bonker

Author - Dawn Bonker

Grateful Threads A spirit of support and gratitude weaves throughout Chapman Celebrates, the University's signature event raising funds for student scholarships.

One is a founding member of the Grateful Dead, another an Emmy-winning television producer. And two are among Southern California’s most dynamic philanthropists. But at Chapman University’s signature fundraiser, they...

Save the Date for State of the University, Feb. 22

New Director of Muslim Life Ready to Teach, Counsel and Tackle Misconceptions

Shaykh Jibreel Speight is the first Director of Muslim Life and a new chaplain at Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center. So his calendar is filling quickly as he plans programs and events to serve Muslim and non...

‘Green Book’ Work Earns Alumnus Oscar Nomination for Best Film Editing

A Chapman University alumni filmmaker has been nominated in this year’s Academy Awards for his editing work on the acclaimed feature film “Green Book.”

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A Heart for Helping Others Chapman alumna's near-death experience inspires her hospice work.

Chapman University alumna Michelle Wulfestieg has told the story of her near death many times, but tears still spring to her eyes when she recounts that winter night in 2008. She had just left a print shop with her...

Theatre Icon Terrence McNally to Visit Chapman The playwright's work will be celebrated with a screening of the documentary 'Every Act of Life.'

His plays, musicals and operas exploring contemporary American life and the gay experience have won Broadway’s highest honors, been adapted for the big screen and television and filled theatres around the world. Now...

Chapman Achieves Milestone with R2 Carnegie Classification

Chapman University has achieved another milestone in its growth as a research institution with the announcement that it has been elevated to R2 status in the update of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of...

Now’s the Time to Apply to Annual Fiction Workshop

Are you determined to finish that novel this year? Or do you need help finding your way through a short story you started? Apply to the 2019 Annual Fiction Writing Workshop led by Richard Bausch, an award-winning author.

Holiday Book from President Emeritus Jim Doti Wins Kirkus Reviews Honor

Jimmy’s beloved Nonna has just passed away and now the family grieves as Christmas draws near. Should they forgo holiday festivities? Chapman University President Emeritus and Professor of Economics James Doti retells...

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