Category - Campus Life

Chapman University’s Town & Gown Celebrates 50 years

January 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Chapman University’s Town & Gown. The group, which is committed to bringing campus and community together, marked their golden anniversary with an event on the sound stages...

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What students need to know about staying healthy this flu season

This year’s flu season has walloped the country. But students can take action to avoid the virus or recover quickly if they contract it, say Chapman University health and medical experts.

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Chapman creates a new hub of student housing with apartment purchase

Chapman University has closed escrow on an expansive apartment building near Anaheim’s GardenWalk with plans to convert it to student housing. Called Chapman Grand, the residence hall will serve up to 900 students when...

Why mindfulness is everywhere, and where to begin

Chapman University is one of just five Western Region schools honored by U.S. News & World Report for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” To celebrate such distinction, we offer Teach Me This, a series of quick lessons...

From childhood dream to early action acceptance, it’s Chapman all the way

The sixth-grade assignment was to write a letter to her future self, so Ellie Wilson dreamed big. She would travel with friends to Sydney, Australia. Marry a cute guy from her favorite band, One Direction. And attend...

Taking a shine to silver Art historian explores the cultural history of familiar but precious metal in new book

If silver had a season, this would be it. It’s everywhere, from sterling menorahs and heirloom silverware trotted out for holiday dinners, to shiny gifts in small boxes. But, in fact, it’s always around us – in our...

We want to hear from you Your thoughts and ideas will help shape Chapman’s future

Great things are happening at Chapman University. As we plan a future with that momentum in mind, we want to hear from you about what we can do to improve the Chapman Experience for all members of our community. Through...

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Poet Carolyn Forché on shaping our humanity in a harsh world

An education prepares us for life and work. Yet no class could have readied poet Carolyn Forché for the moment in El Salvador in 1978 when a military man dumped a sack of human ears onto the table where they had just...

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Alumna expands Chapman connections, thanks to Biology of Cancer course

She didn’t expect the tears and nostalgia. After all, it had been nearly 40 years since Susan Reyburn Lemieux ’77 had visited Chapman University. Driving back to campus this fall, she imagined things would be quite...

What we bring to the table International students explore Thanksgiving traditions, sometimes with contributions of their own

A graduate student from Cameroon will join family and friends for Thanksgiving bearing a turkey marinated in a special blend of spices she brought from her homeland. “You wouldn’t find it here,” said...