Category - Features

Marty and Me – Professor Harry Ufland retraces his steps with film legend Martin Scorsese, offering insights on creative breakthrough. Professor Harry Ufland retraces his steps with film legend Martin Scorsese, offering insights on creative breakthrough.

Just how hard is it to see greatness coming? Maybe it’s downright impossible. Or maybe what it takes is a sharp eye for talent, heaps of professional foresight and cab fare for a grad student who barely has a dollar to...

The Science of the Science Center

Thousands of steel beams make up its skeleton, and everything from hallways to ductwork will serve as arteries. While 30,000 welds hold things in place, a sophisticated system will help make sure cool air keeps moving...

Scholar at Sea – Building on a shipboard experience, Professor Bill Cumiford ’63 is still taking Chapman students on journeys of discovery. Building on a shipboard experience, Professor Bill Cumiford ’63 is still taking Chapman students on journeys of discovery.

For Bill Cumiford ’63, a passion to teach is now woven into the double helix of his DNA. “If you tell me on Friday that I’ll be teaching a new class,” he says, “by Monday I’ll be ready.” But even after decades as a...

Building to Breakthroughs – Chapman’s ambitious new Center for Science and Technology will provide room to stretch. Where better to see a culture of research truly flourish? Chapman’s ambitious new Center for Science and Technology will provide room to stretch. Where better to see a culture of research truly flourish?

Chapman chemistry professors pride themselves on interacting with each student during lab sessions, but to get to those students they must weave in and out of alley like aisles. A molecular biologist is researching...

Leah Thomas '17 high-fives a park ranger during her time at President's Park in D.C.

Capital Growth – A D.C. internship expands the horizons of Environmental Science and Policy student Leah Thomas ’17 as she does the same for young visitors. A D.C. internship expands the horizons of Environmental Science and Policy student Leah Thomas ’17 as she does the same for young visitors.

  Meet Leah Thomas ’17 and step into her D.C. summer. Take a tour of President’s Park and the White House Visitor Center. Learn about the intersection of science, conservation  and social justice. Go to chapman...