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What’s in a Name? For Amazonian Tribes, There’s a Connection to Culture and Identity A Chapman professor's research helps officials in Peru embrace the use of native names.

The proper names preferred by a tribe of native people living in the Peruvian Amazon are lovely and captivating, even in their English translations. “Shining Anaconda” and “Proud Bird” are just two examples. But to the...

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Chapman Film Professor Shines a Light on Those Who Fight Sex Trafficking Kelly Galindo's documentary '26 Seconds' brings awareness to a global problem.

Chapman University film professor Kelly Galindo had a pretty ambitious idea when she set out to make a short documentary about an organization in Thailand that liberates girls and women caught in the illicit sex trade...

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More than One Path to a Doctorate at Chapman

For many people, the first few years after college graduation is a typical time to begin graduate school. But two Chapman University students are proving that an advanced degree is an achievement that needn’t fit into a...

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Vaccination Is Best Protection Against Measles, Say Chapman Health Experts No reported cases at Chapman, but students are encouraged to check immunization records.

It’s the souvenir nobody wanted. The high number of measles cases spreading across the United States had their origin in unvaccinated international travelers bringing the virus home, says Jeff Goad, Pharm.D., professor...

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Chapman University Alumni ‘The Duffer Brothers’ to Deliver Commencement Speech

Matt and Ross Duffer ’07, the Chapman University alumni who created the Netflix hit “Stranger Things,” will deliver this year’s commencement speech at Chapman. The Duffers’ speech will kick off Commencement Weekend on...

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A New Age of Medicine A School of Pharmacy research project uses nanoparticles to target hypertension.

The number of Americans at risk for heart attack and stroke is staggering. According to the American Heart Association, nearly half of all U.S. adults have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. That’s an...

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The Science of Shelf Life Chapman Professor Explains the How and Why Behind Shelf-Stable Foods

When Costco recently introduced a 27-pound tub of mac-and-cheese packets with a 20-year shelf life, the stuff sold out in a day. It’s unclear whether the product was scooped up by doomsday planners or working parents...

Cheverton Award winner Vidal Arroyo '19 stands with Dean Price and Provost Pfeiffer.

Cheverton Winner Pursues Life of Service, Thanks to Life-Changing Course Cheverton finalists reflect on their Chapman Experience

From becoming the first person in his immediate family to go to college to being Chapman’s first Rhodes Scholar — one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world — it’s safe to say it’s been a...

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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...

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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 –...