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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.

Can You Tell Me How to Get … to a Completely Different Street? Chapman theatre students gain unique skills by taking a racy puppetry turn onto "Avenue Q."

Don’t tell Cookie Monster. But some people frown on the prospect of cookie crumbs in monster fur. That was the message during a recent rehearsal for Chapman University’s upcoming production of the triple-Tony-winning...

New Director of Muslim Life Ready to Teach, Counsel and Tackle Misconceptions

Shaykh Jibreel Speight is the first Director of Muslim Life and a new chaplain at Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center. So his calendar is filling quickly as he plans programs and events to serve Muslim and non...

Paul Churchill '05 behind the microphone as he records his 'Recovery Elevator' podcast.

Another Way to Sobriety Paul Churchill '05 and his podcast connect people who want to leave alcohol behind.

When Paul Churchill ’05 sits down alone behind a microphone in Bozeman, Montana, a community starts to come alive. My name is Paul Churchill and I have a confession to make. I’m 32 years old, I live in southwest Montana...

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5 Questions The Heart of Happiness: Julia Boehm explores the link between optimism and cardiovascular health.

Happiness might sound like just a feel-good topic for research. But it’s a serious subject with multiple implications for health and longevity. Julia Boehm, Ph.D., assistant professor in Chapman University’s Department...

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Star-Studded Evening Raises Nearly $2 Million for Student Scholarships at Chapman University

A founding member of the Grateful Dead. An Emmy-winning television producer. Two dynamic philanthropists. At Chapman Celebrates, all were proud Panthers in support of student scholarships.

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A Season of Awards for the Hilbert Museum Chapman's art museum is honored by City of Orange.

This fall has turned out to be quite a season of awards and public recognition for Chapman University’s Hilbert Museum.  It all began with founders Mark and Janet Hilbert being honored with the Helena Modjeska...

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How You Can Help Victims of California Fires For now, out-of-area people should stay put and offer financial donations if they're able, say faculty who study disaster recovery.

Faculty who study the best practices of disaster relief and assistance offer insights into the best ways to help fire victims.

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The Wonders of Slime

The first time she saw one, Lauren Friend ’19 was repelled. “Maybe even disgusted,” she says. But over time, she has developed a healthy respect for her research subject, the humble hagfish, which despite its slimy...

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The Amenities Factor Brainstorming students help Jim Doti expand his highly successful econometric model, and suddenly California’s soaring housing costs start to make sense.

It’s a fundamental fact of real estate life: Location matters. But what if your location is also near the ocean? It turns out, that’s a bigger influence on price than economists previously understood. Factor in those...