Dawn Bonker

Author - Dawn Bonker

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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...

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Industry Partners Council Connects Chapman University to Leading Employers

Chapman University has a long track record of sending its graduates to work at top companies and organizations throughout Southern California, from Lionsgate and Netflix to Bank of America and Edward Jones. Now Chapman...

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Chapman Community Invited to Campus Vigil in Unity with Chabad of Poway

A vigil in solidarity with the Chabad of Poway Synagogue will be at 4 p.m. today, Monday, April 29, in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel of the Fish Interfaith Center.

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The Best Partnership: Schools, Health and Special Olympics Federal funding for Special Olympics is good for all, says Professor Judy Montgomery.

Is there anyone who doesn’t know that the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, which develops physical fitness, courage, joy and friendship is Special Olympics? Is...

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Chapman Launches Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Only 10 percent of U.S. universities have PBK Chapters; first cohort includes a Rhodes Scholar.

Chapman University inducted the first 22 students into its new Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Psi of California, on Thursday, April 18, at a ceremony held on campus. Phi Beta Kappa, established in 1776, is the nation’s oldest...

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Culture, Campus and Community Musco Center Celebrates its Third Anniversary

By Mary Platt and Wesley Pinkham Musco Center emerged in March 2016 as an iconic and beautiful home for the arts for Chapman University and Orange County. The elegant, new performing arts center had seemingly sprung...

Meeting and Learning From Holocaust Survivors Nearly 1,000 middle and high school students gather at Chapman University's annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest for lessons more timely than ever.

By his own account, middle school student Ezekiel Torres is not the kind of guy who’s ever at a loss for words.  But then he toured Chapman University’s Holocaust library and later stood spellbound while an 89-year-old...

Women’s Week Opens with a Math Problem — How to Get More Women Mathematicians

History proves that women can master mathematics. Hypatia of Alexandria was so renowned a mathematician in ancient Greece that Raphael included her in his famous classical work, “The School of Athens.”...

WordTheatre to Feature Author Tobias Wolff, Actors Robert Pine and Jason Butler Harner

Hear the words of acclaimed writer Tobias Wolff, author of the memoir “This Boy’s Life,” read by some of Hollywood’s favorite actors on Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. when WordTheatre returns to Chapman University. The event...