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Chapman Forward Wins International Magazine Award The University's new research publication is honored in the CASE Circle of Excellence Awards.

The inaugural issue of Chapman University’s research magazine is the winner of an International Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Chapman Forward magazine...

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What’s in a Name? For Amazonian Tribes, There’s a Connection to Culture and Identity A Chapman professor's research helps officials in Peru embrace the use of native names.

The proper names preferred by a tribe of native people living in the Peruvian Amazon are lovely and captivating, even in their English translations. “Shining Anaconda” and “Proud Bird” are just two examples. But to the...

Kelly Galindo with Kurdish soldiers who provided security during her filming in Iraq. (Photo courtesy of Alberto De Coste Calla)

Chapman Film Professor Shines a Light on Those Who Fight Sex Trafficking Kelly Galindo's documentary '26 Seconds' brings awareness to a global problem.

Chapman University film professor Kelly Galindo had a pretty ambitious idea when she set out to make a short documentary about an organization in Thailand that liberates girls and women caught in the illicit sex trade...

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More than One Path to a Doctorate at Chapman

For many people, the first few years after college graduation is a typical time to begin graduate school. But two Chapman University students are proving that an advanced degree is an achievement that needn’t fit into a...

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Vaccination Is Best Protection Against Measles, Say Chapman Health Experts No reported cases at Chapman, but students are encouraged to check immunization records.

It’s the souvenir nobody wanted. The high number of measles cases spreading across the United States had their origin in unvaccinated international travelers bringing the virus home, says Jeff Goad, Pharm.D., professor...

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Chapman University Alumni ‘The Duffer Brothers’ to Deliver Commencement Speech

Matt and Ross Duffer ’07, the Chapman University alumni who created the Netflix hit “Stranger Things,” will deliver this year’s commencement speech at Chapman. The Duffers’ speech will kick off Commencement Weekend on...

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The Mantle of Memory As the Holocaust Art & Writing Contest turns 20, young scholars embrace the critical role of bearing witness for the survivors.

The reception that follows the awards ceremony for Chapman University’s annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest is full of contrasts. Holocaust survivors with canes, walkers and the aches and pains of age tread...

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The Science of Shelf Life Chapman Professor Explains the How and Why Behind Shelf-Stable Foods

When Costco recently introduced a 27-pound tub of mac-and-cheese packets with a 20-year shelf life, the stuff sold out in a day. It’s unclear whether the product was scooped up by doomsday planners or working parents...

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Chapman to Celebrate More Than 2,200 Grads During 2019 Commencement 'Stranger Things' creators the Duffer Brothers fame to speak at Closing Convocation.

A Rhodes Scholar headed to Oxford University, a Fulbright recipient who will work with young students in Taiwan and an accomplished physical therapist who returned to campus to earn a doctorate are just a few of the...