Category - Alumni

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A Cut Above

  With The Barber set to hit theatres this spring, Chapman Filmed Entertainment ventures into trailblazing territory. Producer Travis Knox ’93 could have used a dozen different metaphors to describe the challenges...

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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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Real Life Between Her Fingertips

Kelsey Kloss '14, assistant health editor for "Reader’s Digest," doesn't recognize a world that, according to Instagram, is Lord Kelvin pink or Toaster yellow.

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The D.C. You Don’t See

In a town that often abounds with partisan bickering, policy advocate Katie Vlietstra Wonnenberg ’03 builds relationships that cross divides.

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Can we talk about race and be funny? ‘Dear White People’ filmmaker says yes

For starters, Justin Simien ’05 wants his breakthrough feature film to make you laugh. But he also hopes to start a serious conversation.

Chapman University alumnus Seth Casteel ’03 dives in with the dogs

His bubbly, irresistible photos of underwater dogs made Seth Casteel ’03 an international phenomenon two years ago, and also gave "Chapman Magazine" its most popular cover ever. With his latest release, "Underwater...

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Jewel of an Idea

As the director of global enterprise for jewelry-making business Sasa Designs, Megan MacDonald '02 helps hearing-impaired women in Kenya join the global marketplace.

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Legacy Scholarship honors Ryan Odenwalder (J.D. ’09)

Ryan Odenwalder (J.D. ’09) was one of the top students at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Although a car accident ended his life in April 2010, his legacy lives on through the Ryan L. Odenwalder...

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Brewmaster, Esq.

Although Steve Napolitano ’03 pursued history with a passion, and his interest in the law propelled him to a Chapman J.D. degree, these days he’s pouring himself into a whole new pursuit. He co-founded Bottle Logic...

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Peak Experiences

Cusco, Peru, welcomes visitors with lush green mountains and unique cultural adventures. This is the new home of Rebecca Williams ’09, who's business is all about immersing visitors in the authentic culture of Peru.