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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...

Professor Jim Doti presents forecast update

Job Losses for California, Slowdown for U.S. Economy but No Recession This Year Chapman economists say state's industries are especially vulnerable to trade war.

The trade war will slow the U.S. economy and hit California sharply, according to the 2019 Economic Forecast Update from the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University. “Our estimate is that for...

baseball team poses after victory

Chapman Baseball Wins NCAA DIII National Championship

For the first time in 16 years, Chapman University’s Men’s Baseball Team has won the NCAA DIII Baseball National Championship. Led by head coach Scott Laverty, the Panthers crushed Birmingham-Southern College in Game 2...

Rescue teams evacuating neighborhood from wildfire

Fighting Fires With Facebook Chapman researchers use social media data to help first responders prepare for the next mega-fire

In 2018, California experienced the deadliest, most destructive wildfire season in its history, burning a staggering 1.8 million acres. More than 100 people died. Now Chapman University researchers at the Center of...


Chapman Baseball Catches Some Dreams and Heads to the Division III College World Series After winning the NCAA Division III Super Regional, the Panthers take on Washington and Jefferson

The current Chapman baseball season is full of excitement for fans. After defeating Concordia University of Texas 3-2 in the NCAA Division III Super Regional, Chapman Baseball will advance to the Division III College...

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...

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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...


‘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...

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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...