Category - Diversity & Inclusion

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 Ian Barnard in front of the Stonewall Inn

50 Years After the Stonewall Riots Chapman professors reflect on Stonewall’s place in the history of LGBTQIA+ activism.

This month, the worldwide LGBTQIA+ community will honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots as part of annual Pride celebrations. The historic New York City protest, which began June 28, 1969, and lasted for six...

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Looking for Herself in the Media Mirror A Chapman student and her research partner seek insights amid the Asian-American stereotypes in film and on TV.

Jacky Dang ’20 braces for the worst when she gets into an Uber or Lyft. Oftentimes drivers and other strangers she meets don’t believe her when she says she is from Huntington Beach. They ask where she is really from –...

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Chapman Community Invited to Campus Vigil in Unity with Chabad of Poway

A vigil in solidarity with the Chabad of Poway Synagogue will be at 4 p.m. today, Monday, April 29, in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel of the Fish Interfaith Center.

Women’s Week Opens with a Math Problem — How to Get More Women Mathematicians

History proves that women can master mathematics. Hypatia of Alexandria was so renowned a mathematician in ancient Greece that Raphael included her in his famous classical work, “The School of Athens.”...

Connecting Music and Japanese-American History with Kishi Bashi The Kishi Bashi String Quartet and Master Class will shed light on a dark chapter of U.S. history.

Music, cultural awareness and history will converge in two days of events featuring singer-songwriter, composer and violinist Kishi Bashi on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 27 and 28, at Chapman University’s Musco Center...

Reporting for Duty: First Director of Chapman University’s New Veterans Resource Center "I want to get Chapman on veterans’ radar," says Blas Villalobos.

There were many steps and successes on Blas Villalobos’ path to becoming the first director of Chapman University’s new Veterans Resource Center. Inspiration to join the Marine Corps hit early when a high school...

‘It Just Feels Like Home’ Chapman’s new Cross-Cultural Center welcomes students eager to bridge divides and foster inclusion. Chapman’s new Cross-Cultural Center welcomes students eager to bridge divides and foster inclusion.

After the years of planning, after all those discussions and questions that started with “should” or “would” or “what if” and were freighted with serious thoughts, concerns and hopes about Chapman University’s new Cross...

Lights, camera, fun! Chapman students bring filmmaking to life for at-risk kids in Anaheim

A beloved celebrity was dead. The detective was determined to nail the suspect. Never mind that the case was … a tad squishy. “Did you kill Sponge Bob Square Pants?” the young investigator asked the suspect. “No! I...

‘Moneythink’ mentoring program prepares Orange High teens Chapman club teaches about credit, other issues

Seated around a small table with a handful of Orange High School students, Nick Sapp ’19 made a hypothetical offer. Which would you rather have? A million dollars? Or one penny, with your investment doubled every day...