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Welcome to the Fall 2017 Issue of "Chapman Magazine"

IN THIS ISSUE UP FRONT President Struppa tracks the development of Chapman’s new five-year plan. First Person: Beyond names on a list, “OC’s Wealthiest” improve our communities. CHAPMAN NOW Donna Ford Attallah ’61 sows...

A 5-Year Plan Made of Concrete and Ambition – Message from the President Message from the President

During the summer, the Board of Trustees held a retreat to pave the way for a new five-year strategic plan for Chapman University. Our institution is, in this sense, quite remarkable. Most universities, like...

Full Circle – The Bowen family transforms a tragic loss into an enduring legacy. The Bowen family transforms a tragic loss into an enduring legacy.

When Ana Bowen and Rosa Lardenoit presented a gift of $100,000 to Chapman University from the estate of their late brother Joaquin “Jay” Cuetara, the moment was bittersweet. The gift supports the Matthew Bowen Memorial...

Food science alumnus warms up to success with soup, coffee, tea and more

The butcher was curious – Why so many bones? The neighbors were befuddled – You’re making soup in the garage? Friends raised their eyebrows – Do you realize your clothes smell like beef broth? But Chapman University...

Tracing history, honoring a community Emigdio Vasquez mural highlights Chapman exhibitions included in Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

It was the golden-brown eyes and work-worn face of the man in the outdoor mural that stopped the Chapman University student in her tracks. “It’s beautiful,” said Amanda Remy ’21, whose grandparents came from Mexico. “My...

The future is bright for first-gen students, thanks to Chapman’s Promising Futures

Crystal De La Riva ’09 (M.A. ’17) was a terrific student at Orange High School, earned scholarships and had the support of nearby family when she enrolled at Chapman University. So, despite being the first in her family...

Chapman earns highest ranking yet in U.S. News & World Report list

Chapman University rose to No. 5 in its category in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” list released Tuesday. This year’s ranking is the highest ever earned by Chapman in the list of Regional...

Wave of inspiration An art student's sculpture made from beach litter will highlight the Ocean Conservancy's Coastal Cleanup Day

So many straws. Littered in beach sand. Swept into the watershed and onto the shoreline. Then carried out to sea by the tides. “When you go to a restaurant, ask for no straw. You don’t really need it,” says Katie Peck...

Bausch attends Italian premiere based on his work before film opens in France

After a glamorous premiere in Italy at the Venice International Film Festival on Aug. 31, a new film based on the stories of Richard Bausch opens in France on Sept. 27. The film, Espèces menacées (Endangered Species) is...

Rodgers Center to open fall event series with ‘Denial’ film screening, author visit

A screening of the feature film Denial, a panel discussion with Armenian Genocide experts and a talk by a champion of human rights make up the fall events series offered by Chapman University’s Rodgers Center for...