Category - Business & Economy

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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.

Subway Cafe, Orange, restaurants, Mathew Riscalla '16

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...

Fowler School of Law, Blizzard Entertainment, video games, eSports

Video game growth creating legal jobs Fowler Law alumni find success at Blizzard Entertainment

Don't worry, Mom! There are jobs in video games. Fowler School of Law alumni land at Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment, developer and publisher of World of Warcraft and Overwatch.

Chapman experts explore the impact of withdrawal from Paris climate accord

President Trump’s decision June 1 to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement continues to draw reactions from across the nation and around the world. We asked some Chapman experts for their reactions...

Professors honored for research, scholarly achievements and service

Chapman University has honored two biology and physics professors with its 2016-2017 Wang-Fradkin Professorships, the University’s highest recognition for faculty research. Jennifer Funk, associate professor of...

Chapman provides hopeful future for executive MBA grad and her daughter

The Valencia orange tree a few steps outside Beckman Hall is not the only reason Maria Correa (MBA ’17) chose Chapman University for her graduate studies. But it definitely helped. As Correa toured the campus to learn...