Category - cover-story

Smiling graduate students sit in robes and regalia during ceremony.

Chapman University Caps Off a Milestone Year Duffer Brothers Offer Wisdom, Humor to Class of 2019

Students, family, faculty and friends crowded into the stadium on a quintessentially sunny California day to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of Chapman’s 2019 graduating class. The highly attended Closing...

graduation crowd

Chapman to Celebrate More Than 2,200 Grads During 2019 Commencement 'Stranger Things' creators the Duffer Brothers fame to speak at Closing Convocation.

A Rhodes Scholar headed to Oxford University, a Fulbright recipient who will work with young students in Taiwan and an accomplished physical therapist who returned to campus to earn a doctorate are just a few of the...

boat

‘We saw so many moments of growth’ Around the globe and through the years, the power of the Semester at Sea experience endures.

When I arrived at Chapman University in 2007, I had a go-to icebreaker for freshman orientation. I shared with the group that all of my schools – from preschool to college – are within a five-mile radius of each other...

chapman alumni

Chapman Alumna Brings Heart — and Joy — to Her Work as KonMari Consultant

Chapman Alumna spreads the joy of household order as a Gold Level certified consultant in the KonMari method, using methodology rooted in the bestseller “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up.”

Meeting and Learning From Holocaust Survivors Nearly 1,000 middle and high school students gather at Chapman University's annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest for lessons more timely than ever.

By his own account, middle school student Ezekiel Torres is not the kind of guy who’s ever at a loss for words.  But then he toured Chapman University’s Holocaust library and later stood spellbound while an 89-year-old...

brain

Brain Institute Receives Over $7 Million for Research on Neurophilosophy of Free Will

The newly-minted Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Science (The Brain Institute) at Chapman University, with Dr. Uri Maoz as project leader, is the recipient of a total of $7.04 million to study how...

Plans for Stepped-Up Fundraising, Enhanced Health Science Campus Unveiled Chapman President Daniele Struppa outlines his vision in State of the University address.

In his annual State of the University address, Chapman President Daniele Struppa reviewed ambitious projects that will shape the University’s future – from the fledgling Brain Institute, which just received $7 million...

Chapman Public Opinion Survey Foretold High-Speed Rail’s Disfavor Among Many Survey Findings to be Featured at March 27 Conference

The decision to curtail California’s high-speed rail plan reflects the disfavor residents already felt for the $77 billion project, says a Chapman University professor.

banner-arroyo

The Soul of a Scholar Vidal Arroyo’s path to becoming Chapman University’s first Rhodes Scholar has enough of those what-if moments that listeners to his story can’t help but wonder at the turning points.

Vidal Arroyo’s path to becoming Chapman University’s first Rhodes Scholar has enough of those what-if moments that listeners to his story can’t help but wonder at the turning points.

Tattooed Renewal Mastering the art of cosmetic restoration, Kimberly Armstrong (M.A. ’98) transforms lives – including her own.

The electric tattoo needle humming along the edge of Linda Lee Franklin’s eyes sounds like a bumblebee flying a little too close for comfort. But Franklin isn’t worried. The retired schoolteacher is happy to lie still...