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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...

Vidal Arroyo poses with Career Center staff.

The Road to Rhodes Chapman’s first Rhodes Scholar talks about how the Career and Professional Development Office helped him achieve his dreams.

Just a year ago, Vidal Arroyo ’19 had never heard of a Rhodes Scholarship. Now, the recent Chapman University graduate is making history as Chapman’s first Rhodes Scholar, one of just 32 scholars from the U.S. We...

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...

Flor Gonzalez (JD '19) with Dean Matt Parlow.

A Voice for the Voiceless Flor Gonzalez (JD ’19) aims to make a positive impact on communities.

While growing up, Fowler School of Law’s 2019 Dean’s Award recipient Flor Gonzalez (JD ‘19) would spend her summers visiting her hometown in Mexico in an off-the-grid, rural community that didn’t seem like a priority...

peruvian soccer team

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...

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...

Man in mask and 17th century costume dancing alone

A Tale of Two Languages Brett Sprague '10 Tells Us How His Chapman Experience Prepped Him for an International Career Move

Tenor Brett Sprague ’10 took a big leap this year in his opera career, moving across nine time zones to Munich, Germany and launching a two-season engagement at the Theater Erfurt. The College of Performing Arts...

Kelly Galindo with Kurdish soldiers who provided security during her filming in Iraq. (Photo courtesy of Alberto De Coste Calla)

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...

Chapman doctoral students

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...

Woman patient getting vaccination

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...