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Alumnus takes 15 minutes to step toward fame Nieman Gatus '17 launches his R&B career touring the Philippines

It took Nieman Gatus ’17 roughly fifteen minutes to write “Knots” with his cousin Moira Dela Torre, recording it the same night. It was time well used: “Knots” has more than 3 million listens on Spotify and shifted the...

Bella Pepke, a cellist, listens intently to Kishi Bashi during the students' master class before his show in the Musco Center.

A Master Class with Kishi Bashi The classically trained violinist welcomes students into his unique performance world as plans evolve to honor Japanese American heritage at Chapman.

Standing on the stage of the all-but-empty Musco Center for the Arts with a small group of students on a weekday afternoon, the musician known as Kishi Bashi showed them how to create artistry with their feet. Spiky...

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...

Rabbi Corie Yutkin in Fish Interfaith Center

Chapman’s Director of Jewish Life Seeks to Guide Others to ‘Moments of Shabbat’

Rabbi Corie Yutkin, Chapman University’s director of Jewish life and a chaplain at Fish Interfaith Center, knows that a journey of faith can take many turns. “I came from a Conservative Jewish upbringing with Orthodox...

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.”...

Hilbert Museum Celebrates International Women’s Week with “Suffragettes” Painting, the Disney Art of Mary Blair and More

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University will participate in the university-wide celebration of International Women’s Week with a special exhibition of the painting “Suffragettes” by Isa Barnett.  The...

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...

From Chapman to NASA Student Soars at the Highest Level, Thanks to Internship at Glenn Research Center

Lauren Friend ’19 launched her Chapman University student experience to new heights when she scored her dream internship with NASA. But when she packed up and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, to join the scientists with the...

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...

cooper hefner sitting on couch

Next-Gen Storyteller Cooper Hefner ’15 was born into a world of storytelling. Growing up in a home next to the Playboy Mansion, he met a wide range of creative people, including those responsible for production at Playboy Enterprises, Inc.

Cooper Hefner ’15 was born into a world of storytelling. Growing up in a home next to the Playboy Mansion, he met a wide range of creative people, including those responsible for production at Playboy Enterprises, Inc.