Category - Chapman Magazine

The Life Blood of Possibility – Engineering placed Joe Kiani on a path to fulfilling rewards, and now he’s working to see that those opportunities grow. Engineering placed Joe Kiani on a path to fulfilling rewards, and now he's working to see that those opportunities grow.

Joe Kiani spoke only a few words of English when he arrived in the United States from Iran at the age of 9. Five words, to be precise. “Yes, no and I don’t know,” Kiani says with a laugh. Now, as chairman and CEO of...

Treasured Friends and ‘Stranger Things’

Imagination and fantasy were the themes of Chapman Celebrates 2017, but one more could be added to that lineup – stellar alumni. One of the great highlights of Chapman University’s annual Broadway-style stage revue and...

In Touch With History – Two murals connect Chapman to its heritage, its community and to the sweeping Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA project. Two murals connect Chapman to its heritage, its community and to the sweeping Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA project.

Imagine being that rare college artist who gets to work on a Getty project. That’s the gig Chapman University art major Cooper Richmond ’18 landed this semester. Richmond was selected to assist renowned mural artist...

Famous Figures, Hidden Gems

Much has been made lately of the inequality of income in our nation. It’s said that the millions of dollars made by a select few smack of a failed economic system – a system that rewards the “haves” rather than the...

Lasting Lessons – As a teacher and philanthropist, Donna Ford Attallah ’61 sows seeds of generosity that continuously enrich the lives of Chapman students. As a teacher and philanthropist, Donna Ford Attallah '61 sows seeds of generosity that continuously enrich the lives of Chapman students.

Donna Ford Attallah ’61 calls it “this little story” she likes to tell. Ever the teacher, she tells it because it contains a good lesson. It began when she was a young woman about to start college and won a $200...

Anxiety on the Rise, Fear Survey Finds

A year after the Chapman University Survey of American Fears identified undercurrents that rose to the surface in the 2016 presidential election, the 2017 Fear Survey revealed Americans are increasingly anxious and...