Author - Ryan Hines

Ryan is the public relations coordinator at Chapman University. He's passionate about finding and sharing the most compelling #ChapmanStories.
An artist's rendering of the future, first-ever Sikh American float to be included in the Rose Parade.

Chapman University film student to represent Sikh Americans in 2015 Rose Parade

Harjus Sethi, a senior who studies directing at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, was chosen by the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund to ride on the first-ever Sikh American float...

This Galapagos lava lizard has a dew goatee after waking up from a cold night.

Out of The Blue

Jonathan Amato '15 amassed many memorable images during an Interterm study trip to the Galapagos led by Professor Fred Caporoso, Ph.D. One was selected from among more than 1,200 submissions for placement on the back...

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‘Off The Page’: Paddling Puppies

Photographer Seth Casteel '03 returned to campus during the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration in October to inaugurate “Off the Page,” a new series of talks by people featured in Chapman Magazine.

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Seen & Heard: Don Cardinal at Opening Convocation

Don Cardinal, dean of the College of Educational Studies, delivered the annual “Aims of Education” address to incoming freshmen during Opening Convocation 2014.

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Carl Wilkens, witness to Rwandan genocide, to lecture on campus Monday, Oct. 27

Carl Wilkens, the only American who chose to remain in Rwanda after the genocide began there in 1994, will speak at Chapman University at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27.

New Experiences of Home Are a Fantastic Privilege

Six months ago I came across Pico Iyer’s TED 2013 talk titled “Where is home?” A big fan of Pico Iyer myself after reading his book The Man Within My Head, I could not resist spending 15 minutes of my time indulging his...

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What Comes to Mind When You Think of Home?

Various members of the Chapman community reflect on "home" -- whatever that is and whatever that conjures.

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"Windows": Six Decades Later, an Alumna Reflects on Her Chapman Experience

Mary Ellen (Zimmerman) Barnes '50, an English graduate, describes her first evening in her new home on the Chapman campus, which in 1946 was on Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles.


The Shifting Nature of Home

Pico Iyer, a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University, explores the new meanings of home in our mobile world.

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A Crisis in Housing

Today, more than any time, arguably, since the Great Depression, the prospects for improved housing outcomes are dimming for both the American middle and working classes. We need to develop a sense of urgency about the...