Category - Alumni

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Chapman alumna makes a career of perpetually circling the globe

A career in the travel industry has taken Karyn Planett ’70 and her husband, Geoff Thompson, to places where “the beauty sucks the breath right out of you,” she says.

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Inside Cover Exclusive: Winter 2014

Sarah Van Zanten ’11, who competed in crew during her four years at Chapman, now coaches the Panther men’s rowing team. View more photos in this web-only exclusive from the winter 2014 "Chapman Magazine."

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Crowdfunding Opens New Roads to Revenue

Crowdfunding opens new roads to revenue for entrepreneurial Chapman students and alumni skilled at making it pay.

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Success feels good for nationally honored physical therapy alumnus

Football was his game of choice, and he thought it would be his future. He was a senior at a powerhouse high school, and serious college football scholarships were on the horizon. Then came that day in Hell Week when it...

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Clinic of Smiles

Sean Vreeburg '09 (M.S. '10) led this team from the USC Dental Humanitarian Outreach Program (DHOP) to the Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya. As co-manager of the trip, Vreeburg helped put 51 dental professionals and...

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Strings Attached

Even in an academic community full of classical passions, there's something about guitar love.

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Matt Jekowsky ’12: Production Assistant for Betty White

Matt Jekowsky '12 applies the skills he developed at Dodge College to his job as production assistant for NBC's "Betty White's Off Their Rockers."

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Former Marine Philip A. Quigley ’13 Prepares for a Career in Government

Philip A. Quigley '13 is preparing for a career in government, helping to shape American policies on threat management and emergency preparedness.

Far-Reaching Effects: Dale E. Fowler School of Law

A landmark $55 million gift from Dale E. Fowler ’58 and his wife, Sarah Ann, creates “a new trajectory for our law school that will lead to real prominence,” President Doti says.

A Message for the World

Munira Akhunzada and Shamsi Maqsoudi are back in their native Afghanistan now, advocating for clients and for change in their homeland’s legal system. But their impact on the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of...