Category - Campus Life

Hilbert Museum

Founders of Hilbert Museum of California Art to Receive Top Award from Arts Orange County

Mark and Janet Hilbert – art collectors, philanthropists and founding donors of the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University — will receive the 2018 Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy Award in Arts...

‘First-Gen’ Students Ready for Their Close-Ups New First and Foremost program focuses on career preparation.

Her achievements in high school helped Nathaly Del Real ’19 earn a full scholarship to a small New England liberal arts college, but she felt as adrift there as the snow. A first-generation college student, she was...

Chapman’s Efforts for the Earth Spring Forth Projects and special events abound as Earth Day approaches.

The earth renews itself each spring, and Chapman University’s efforts to sustain and protect the environment are abundant this year. The Rinker Health Science Campus recently earned a WaterStar Award from the Irvine...

Campus Community Invited to Presidential Forum President Struppa will lead discussion of Chapman Experience and strategic plan.

A message from President Daniele Struppa to the Chapman University community. In an effort to immediately improve communication, I’m hosting regular open forums to provide face-to-face updates on the Chapman Experience...

Reporting for Duty: First Director of Chapman University’s New Veterans Resource Center "I want to get Chapman on veterans’ radar," says Blas Villalobos.

There were many steps and successes on Blas Villalobos’ path to becoming the first director of Chapman University’s new Veterans Resource Center. Inspiration to join the Marine Corps hit early when a high school...

Chapman University Receives Record Number of First-Year Applications for Fall 2018

Good news and a hearty “Welcome to the Chapman Family” arrived this month for thousands of extraordinary students, as acceptance letters went out for fall 2018 admission to Chapman University. The Class of...

A New Look and Name for Argyros Forum 209 You're invited to the dedication of the transformed conference suite, thanks to SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union.

It’s a well-known hot spot around Chapman University – Argyros Forum, Room 209. The spacious area is a popular setting for meetings, luncheons, symposiums, guest lectures, award ceremonies and countless other gatherings...

Footloose on campus … and in the streets Chapman dancers use everyday places as performance spaces.

The dancers’ stages were a crosswalk, an art museum and an outdoor sculpture. Motorists, pedestrians and onlookers became instant audiences. The result? An experience that was part modern dance concert, part moveable...

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Among New Majors Offered to Chapman Students

When Chapman University undergraduates register for classes in April, they will see some new course offerings for this coming fall. One new major and two new minors have been created and approved. Global Communication...

Cross-Cultural Center Celebrates First Birthday Center organizers reflect on an inaugural year of providing a safe haven for all identities.

When asked to describe the spirit and energy of Chapman’s Cross-Cultural Center, communication studies student Beatrice Lam ’20 chose the words, “vulnerability” and “reassurance.” “When I walk into this room...