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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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Slowing Economy Forecast for 2019 No recession is predicted, but growth will be tempered by a stock market correction and a cooler housing market.

Let’s start with the good news. The economic recovery will continue in 2019, becoming the longest expansion in U.S. history, according to the latest Economic Forecast from Chapman University economists. But that...

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Founding Dean for Fowler School of Engineering Announced Andrew Lyon plans a school where innovation and diversity will shape the next generation of problem-solvers.

Andrew Lyon guided Chapman University’s science programs into a period of record growth and envisions the same at new school of engineering.

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Protecting the Health of ‘Artistic Athletes’

Suicide, career-ending injuries and the stress of relentless workouts might seem like problems seen just among elite athletes. But many performing artists also are at a high risk for developing these conditions, says a...

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5 Questions The Heart of Happiness: Julia Boehm explores the link between optimism and cardiovascular health.

Happiness might sound like just a feel-good topic for research. But it’s a serious subject with multiple implications for health and longevity. Julia Boehm, Ph.D., assistant professor in Chapman University’s Department...

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The Mind of a Mom In Laura Glynn’s lab, the effects of pregnancy and parenthood get special scrutiny, driving hopes for advances in preventive care.

Scientist Laura Glynn has long been interested in the perinatal period and its implications for both mothers and children. Her work could someday help physicians flag conditions that contribute to preterm birth and...