Category - Business & Economy

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Chapman University economists see more jobs in Orange County’s future

Remember aerospace jobs? They’re back, according to Chapman University’s 2018 Economic Forecast. Particularly in Orange County. “If you just look at individual categories, the highest manufacturing sector since 2010...

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Biannual Student Research Day offers opportunity to showcase projects

Chapman students, staff, faculty and visitors packed the Sandhu Conference Center Wednesday afternoon to view a diverse array of more than 100 student posters representing every college and discipline. Tackling issues...

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40 years of forecasting — and teaching Chapman University's Economic Forecast is still a teachable moment for President Emeritus Jim Doti

He’s a renowned economist who developed a unique forecasting model with a track record of superb accuracy. Hundreds of business leaders file into the Segerstrom Center for the Arts each year for his presentation at the...

Chapman Law Mediation Clinics Receive Ninth Circuit ADR Education Award

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s mediation clinics received the 2017 Ninth Circuit Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Education Award, presented by the Ninth Circuit ADR Committee at a ceremony in the...

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Student entrepreneur wins local competition, prepares to launch her product in the New Year

Sierra Levanto became an entrepreneur as a high school sophomore in Boston. However, it took a cross-country move and meeting her mentor at Chapman before she decided to pursue her product idea professionally. Levanto...

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Serving those who served: Fowler Law alumna provides legal aid to veterans

When Cory Vigil came home from Iraq, the terrible things he had seen and done under orders came home with him, heavier than any overloaded pack. Filled with hair-trigger anger caused by post-traumatic stress disorder...

Girls Inc. camp creates entrepreneurs Chapman's Launch Labs space hosts fledgling businesses at fair

The buzz of commerce filled the Leatherby Center Launch Labs at Chapman University this month as more than a dozen pop-up businesses opened shop. The sound had a slightly higher pitch: Most of the entrepreneurs were 8...

Chapman economists predict regional slowdown and lukewarm national growth

Slower job growth and tepid construction activity are among the major factors that will shape Orange County’s economy during the rest of 2017, according to the latest economic report from Chapman University economists...

Know a girl who means business? Then check out this summer camp

Some of Orange County’s future entrepreneurs will get a jump-start on their careers this July, thanks to a collaboration between Girls Inc. and Chapman University.

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A father-and-son café An Argyros School grad and his dad test Subway concept

Seated side by side in their sandwich shop on the corner of Glassell Street and Walnut Avenue, Mathew Riscalla ’16 and his father Daniel have an easy give and take. Their Subway Café, a new interpretation of the usual...