Category - Features

Super Commuter – With help from a Chapman subsidy, Brandi Valentine skirts the high cost of Orange County housing by taking the train to her Inland Empire home. With help from a Chapman subsidy, Brandi Valentine skirts the high cost of Orange County housing by taking the train to her Inland Empire home.

Call the main number for Chapman University, and the friendly voice that answers belongs to Brandi Valentine: “Chapman University. How may I direct your call?” Though she works Monday through Friday in a university...

Anything Imaginable – At the Keck Center and throughout Chapman, the Fowler School of Engineering is advancing from concept to reality. At the Keck Center and throughout Chapman, the Fowler School of Engineering is advancing from concept to reality.

Only a few decades ago, the word engineer summoned images of machines, bridges, electrical grids and chemical production plants. To some, it even meant the man – and it was inevitably a man – who drove a locomotive...

Get Your Motor Running

Anyone who says engineering doesn’t involve emotion needs to spend an afternoon at the Porsche Experience Center in Carson, Calif. An hour behind the wheel of a 500-horsepower, adrenaline-pushing rocket from...

‘Our Job is to Save Lives’

The challenges of ailing children live in the medical datasets Louis Ehwerhemuepha scours every day. It’s his job to find and nurture the hope. As data scientist for CHOC Children’s hospital, Ehwerhemuepha (M.S. ’13, Ph...

A Champion of Achievement

Approaching hesitantly, some of the Hispanic students in computer science instructor Rene German’s data structures class had questions for him: “Are you Hispanic? Do you speak Spanish?” “And I said, ‘Yes, I do,’” German...

Dialed in to Solutions

When Reagan Williams was 12, he didn’t have the music-on-the- move luxury of Spotify or MP3 players. So he did what any other overachieving 12-year-old would do. He built his own FM radio station. No, really, he did...