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Girls Inc.

These Kids Mean Business Girls Inc. summer camps change lives one "Smart-Up" at a time.

It’s never too early to gain the confidence and knowledge needed to run a business. Girls Inc. of Orange County agrees. Each summer, girls in third through fifth grade kickstart their futures by participating in a...

Holly Warlick, Carol Jue and two Taiwanese basketball players

Empowering Women On and Off the Basketball Court As a State Department sports envoy to Taiwan, Chapman basketball coach Carol Jue shared a powerful message for women and girls.

It’s typhoon season in Taiwan. Thunder. Lightning. Sheets of water are coming down and the gym is starting to flood. But it takes more than a little rain and wind to stop true basketball fans, especially when there’s a...

Student dancers from Wooden Floor gather in studio.

Gliding Across the Floor, Breaking Through the Ceiling Through dance, Chapman and The Wooden Floor are partners in creating student opportunity.

It’s approaching 5 p.m. and raining – the kind of day when many kids might just rush home and hunker down over video games. But in a large dance studio in Santa Ana, nearly two dozen schoolgirls in black tights and...

Alisa Driscoll (M.A. '19) with Congressman Lou Correa

Chapman Women Honored at Rep. Lou Correa’s 2019 Women of the Year Awards

Chapman University’s Alisa Driscoll, a familiar face and friendly liaison between the University and the local neighborhood, was among the Chapman women honored by Congressman Lou Correa at his 2019 Women of the Year...

A Refuge of Support: Aiding Survivors of Domestic Violence, Law Professor Wendy Seiden Helps Clear a Trail Out of Homelessness

Until late February, California’s vast homelessness crisis was on display along the Santa Ana River Trail. A sprawling encampment of more than 700 people became both a panorama of human suffering and an eyesore to more...

From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again...

Students Offer Tech Help to Senior Citizens Fraternity member creates Orange Senior Center program.

A device like a smartphone, a tablet or a laptop can unlock the world. It also can sit useless in a drawer. Or frustrate to no end. Technological gadgets can be especially confounding to older people born long before...

Law students in classroom

Tax Law Clinic Assists Low Income Clients by Providing Counsel and Compassion

“Tis impossible to be sure of anything but death and taxes.” English Actor Christopher Bullock coined this well-known expression in 1716 and it still rings true today. It’s that time of year again… the dreaded tax...

Veterans, families and elderly find help and advice at Chapman legal centers

Members of the military who lost homes to foreclosure while deployed. A grandmother confined to the bedroom of her own house by a drug-using relative. A veteran ravaged by post-traumatic stress syndrome denied benefits...