STUDY INTERNATIONAL: ‘Belonging’ is key to college students’ success, researcher saysMichelle Samura, associate professor of education, says belonging on campus takes ongoing effort – by students and their college
DEADLINE: Chapman Student’s Film to be Featured in Tribeca Film FestivalStudent filmmaker Venk Potula stars in and produced "Four Samosas" which is set for a world premiere in competition at the festival.
NEWSWEEK: America is Headed for Class WarfareJoel Kotkin, the presidential fellow in urban futures, penned an opinion about the rising tide of class conflict that is problematic for Democrats and the GOP.
POPULAR SCIENCE: What an extraterrestrial archaeological dig tells us about space cultureIn the first archaeological survey of its kind, Justin St. P. Walsh, associate professor of art history and archaeology, is leading the International Space Station Archaeological Project (ISSAP) to study the physical objects used by astronauts aboard the 23-year-old laboratory and mini-community.
NPR: Archaeologists launch first-ever ‘dig’ into life on the International Space StationFirst-ever archaeological study of humans in space, observes the lives of the crew living on the International Space Station
APOLLO: Outer space – the final frontier for the art market? Justin Walsh, associate professor of art history and archaeology at Chapman University, discusses the long tradition of sending art to space.
Engineering Dean and Chemistry Researcher Andrew Lyon Receives Distinguished Educator Award From Greater Irvine Chamber
Fowler School of Engineering Dean Andrew Lyon, an internationally known chemist, researcher and professor at Chapman University, was honored Wednesday, Oct. 13, with a Distinguished Educator Award by the Greater Irvine Chamber. The inaugural Distinguished Educators program, presented at the Hilton Irvine, recognizes exemplary Orange County educators at all levels of learning, with a particular […]
C-SPAN: 2021 Historians Survey of Presidential LeadershipAuthor and scholar of American history and new faculty member Luke Nichter participated in C-SPAN's 2021 Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership.
NBC News: Back to Not-So-Normal: Psychologists Eye Pandemic Stress as U.S. ReopensBrain Institute’s Uri Maoz and Postdoc Marie-Christine Nizzi interviewed about the continuance of pandemic stress as the country reopens and many return to work.
ABC News: ‘The View’ Honors Trailblazers from LGBTQIA+ Community During Pride MonthJosie Totah, a television writing major at Dodge College, cited in ABC News as an entertainment superstar paving the way for the LGBTQIA+ community.
The Christian Science Monitor: Nicaraguans Sound Alarm Over Declining Democracy. Who’s Listening?Mateo Jarquin, assistant professor of history, quoted in The Christian Science Monitor about current political unrest in Nicaragua.
Refinery 29 | Our Childhood Crushes Were Sweet, Weird, & Kind Of Made Us Who We Are TodayRiva Tukachinsky Forster, associate professor of communication studies, quoted in Refinery 29 about how early childhood crushes can be a healthy and important psychological step in young people’s development.
Discover Magazine: An Indigenous Amazonian Group May Hold a Key to Slowing Down the Aging ProcessHillard Kaplan, professor of health economics and anthropology, featured in Discover Magazine about his research on the Tsimane people in Bolivia.
Orange County Patch: Housing Bubble, Construction Boom Mark OC Comeback: ForecastPresident Emeritus Jim Doti and his Economic Forecast findings on construction, inflation and rising interest rates featured in Orange County Patch.
CNN: Science and Pop Culture Look to the Skies to Answer the Ultimate Question: Are We Alone?CNN cited the Chapman University Survey of American Fears, which found that 41.4% of Americans believe that extraterrestrials have visited Earth at some time or another.
Forbes: 14 Tips For Crafting An Effective Apology Communications PlanVice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications Jamie Ceman quoted in Forbes on the most effective ways to craft a sincere apology.
ABC7 NEWS: Violent militias looking to recruit members with law enforcement backgrounds, OC professor saysPete Simi, associate professor of sociology, interviewed about the overlap between the rise of anti-government militias and white supremacist extremism
THE CONVERSATION: Seabirds are today’s canaries in the coal mine – and they’re sending us an urgent messageBrian Hoover, marine ecologist and Grand Challenges Initiative postdoctoral fellow, co-authored a piece in The Conversation about his research on how seabirds reflect ocean health.
HUFFPOST: Wait, What The Heck Is A ‘Parasocial Relationship’?Riva Tukachinsky Forster, associate professor of communication studies, shares the deeper reason to why we're all invested in celebrities' lives.
ORANGE COAST MAGAZINE: Letters Home: Chapman University’s Immense Collection of American War LettersOrange Coast Magazine featured Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters, and how the collection offers a glimpse into the minds of troops writing from battles throughout history.
EdSurge: How Are Final Exams Changing During the Pandemic?Stephanie Bailey, assistant professor of physics, and her class' community-service project, where students were tasked with teaching physics concepts to their elderly conversation partners, was mentioned in EdSurge.
OC REGISTER: Seniors share life stories with students, students share dance with seniorsChapman University dance students performed choreographed dance routines based on their weekly Zoom conversations with a group of residents from the Emerald Court senior living community in Anaheim.
CNN: What Elon Musk’s Asperger’s comment could mean for the business worldCristina Giannantonio, professor of human resource management, Amy Hurley-Hanson, associate professor of management, and Amy Jane Griffiths, assistant professor of clinical counseling, were all mentioned, discussing business leadership and the autism spectrum.
NY TIMES: How the Golden Globes Went From Laughingstock to Power PlayerStephen Galloway, dean of Dodge College, quoted in a New York Times article about how the Golden Globes steadily gained influence in Hollywood and how scrutiny of its practices and lack of diversity led to NBC saying that it would not air its show in 2022.
OC REGISTER: Chapman baseball coach Scott Laverty wins 500th gameChapman University head baseball coach Scott Laverty won the 500th game of his career as the Panthers rolled to a 9-3 victory over University of La Verne
WSJ: Lots of Jobs Await the Class of 2021. So Does Plenty of Competition.Stacey Moynahan, an assistant dean of undergraduate programs and Argyros School career services, quoted on the impact that the coronavirus will have on the class of 2021 and their job search.
OC REGISTER: Orange County colleges, universities have mixed plans for graduations in person, more plan fall returns to campusSheryl Bourgeois, executive vice president and chief advancement officer, and Lawrence Brown, vice provost for academic administration, quoted about Chapman's plans for commencement and fall 2021 classes.
CNET: Postpandemic moviegoing is going to be much differentRussell Schwartz, associate professor at Dodge College, interviewed about what post-pandemic moviegoing looks like and the permanent changes the film industry will have to adopt.
ABC7: Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause: College students scrambling to figure out vaccine alternativesJeff Goad, professor and chair of pharmacy, and Chapman University senior student Lindsey Arabian respond to the recent news of federal health agencies recommending to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson shots.
PBS FRONTLINE: After Jan. 6, Investigating the Contours of a “Broad Fascist Movement” in the U.S.Pete Simi, associate professor of sociology, interviewed for the PBS Frontline film, American Insurrection, which investigated the threat posed by violent far-right groups that have ties to anti-government, white supremacist ideologies and criminality.
VOICE OF OC: OC Jewish Community Calls For An End On Comparing Coronavirus Vaccine to HolocaustMarilyn Harran, director of the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and Stern Chair in Holocaust Education, quoted about how comparisons of the coronavirus vaccination efforts to the Holocaust are offensive
LA TIMES: Will Johnson & Johnson woes make it harder to get COVID-19 vaccine in California?Jeff Goad, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, quoted about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the discussions on whether the cases of serious blood clots are connected to the vaccine or are coincidental
CBS LOS ANGELES: Study Shows That Consumer Confidence In OC Is On The Rise As Residents Brace For Light At The End Of The Tunnel A new study from Chapman University finds that consumer confidence in Orange County is soaring back to pre-pandemic levels as businesses begin to reopen and more people receive their coronavirus vaccinations.
KTLA WEEKEND MORNING NEWS: Man fights 27 years for freedom after being wrongfully convictedJimmie C. Gardner, criminal rights advocate and Chapman communication studies student, interviewed by KTLA about the fight to clear his name of a crime he didn’t commit back in 1989. After battling with courts for 27 years, he was finally exonerated in 2016.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Stacey Abrams on Georgia Voting Controversy: “Boycotts Work Best When the Target is Responsive”Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and Glamour magazine hosted a panel called "Women in Focus: Women, Big Tech and the Future of Hollywood," which included politician, author and producer Stacey Abrams as a panelist.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Filmmaker Bong Joon Ho on How Hollywood Should Respond to Anti-Asian ViolenceThe Hollywood Reporter featured moments from the Dodge College Master Class with Oscar-winning filmmaker Bong Joon Ho.
DAILY PILOT: Orange County Water District works to clean polluted groundwater from decades of manufacturingCHRISTOPHER KIM, professor of chemistry, quoted about an Orange County Water District project to clean up groundwater contamination.
NY TIMES: An Online Museum Shows Life During WartimeAndrew Carroll, founding director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman, featured about the new virtual Museum of American War Letters, making a range of communications from battle zones available online.
AL JAZEERA: Why hate crime convictions are so difficult to secure in USJanine Young Kim, professor of law, quoted in an Al Jazeera story about why hate crime convictions are so difficult to secure in United States.
OC REGISTER: Coronavirus pandemic exposes stark differences in Orange County The Orange County Annual Survey conducted by Chapman University's Fred Smoller and Michael Moodian was cited in The Orange County Register.
LA TIMES: Suburban radicals: Inside the resurgence of right-wing extremism in Orange CountyPETE SIMI, associate professor of sociology, providing expert commentary about hate speech and right-wing extremism in Orange County.
SPECTRUM NEWS: Kathy Fiscus’ Fall Down a Well Changed the Face of Breaking NewsSuzanne Lysak, associate professor of broadcast journalism and documentary, quoted in Spectrum News, commenting on the growth and changing standards of breaking news coverage and how it became a part of every daily news organization.
CBS LOS ANGELES: Lawmakers Pushing For Enforcement Of Gender Neutral Toy Departments At Big Box StoresMarisa Cianciarulo, professor of law, interviewed about Assembly Bill 1084, which would prohibit big box stores from displaying gender on aisle signs.
OC REGISTER: After 27 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, college graduation is in sightJimmie Gardner, criminal rights advocate and Chapman communication studies student, shares his story in The Orange County Register
POPULAR SCIENCE: Animals are better at social distancing than we’ll ever bePatrícia Lopes, assistant professor of biological sciences, provides expert commentary on a new review paper that shares the ways that disease outbreaks can shift social behavior, in both humans and in other animals.
NEW SPECIES PODCAST: New Species—of Slime-Producing Hagfishes…Douglas Fudge, associate professor of biological sciences, was a guest on the podcast discussing his research. Fudge traveled to the Galapagos Islands to study hagfish slime and was part of a team that discovered four new species of hagfishes
VOGUE BUSINESS: The ethics and future of flattering AR filtersMegan Vendemia, assistant professor of communication studies, quoted about digital, face-enhancing altercations and how users interpret and respond to that altered sense of reality
MARKETPLACE: GameStop: The movie. And the TV show. And the documentary …Emily Carman, associate professor of film studies, quoted on how bankers and Wall Street are often portrayed in films and why this story arc has worked, dating back to films from the Great Depression.
OC REGISTER: Masks? Global warming? Chapman survey shows OC voters lean left of perception on several issuesFred Smoller, associate professor of political science, and his 2021 Orange County Annual Survey results featured
WASHINGTON POST: ‘Dearest Sweetheart’: The passion and poignancy of wartime love lettersANDREW CARROLL, founding director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman, featured about the center’s work in preserving stories of love during times of war.
THE SACRAMENTO BEE: California’s COVID vaccine schedule keeps changing. Here’s whyJEFF GOAD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, quoted on the logistics and framework of who is to receive the COVID vaccine, and how this framework is a "living document"
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Bryan Cranston Surprises Chapman University Students During Virtual Master ClassDodge College’s Master Class, where award-winning actor-director Bryan Cranston made a surprise virtual appearance, is recapped.
OC REGISTER: High School Student’s Nonprofit Seeks Social Justice ReformsThe Panther Experiential Philanthropy Project (PEPP) mentioned for their support towards high school students that worked with the OC Justice Project to hand-package COVID-19 safety supply kits to give to people recently released from state prison.
CALMATTERS: Despite Months to Prep, Why California Lags on COVID VaccinationJEFF GOAD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, quoted about California’s handling of the coronavirus vaccine rollout and the complexities behind it.
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL: GameStop Stock Surging Lures Some Las Vegans to Join Wild RideSTEVEN GJERSTAD, presidential fellow in the Economic Science Institute, quoted about about GameStop shares’ sudden spike.
SPECTRUM NEWS: Chapman University Works with Nonprofit to Help Formerly Incarcerated YouthVictoria Carty, associate professor of sociology, interviewed about a Chapman's partnership that is providing formerly incarcerated youths with courses taught by Chapman professors.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: I Tried to Start a Pandemic Pod for my 5-Year-Old. Here’s How it Went WrongLaura Glynn, professor of psychology, quoted about the additional stresses of parenting young kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.
THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW: Rex Chapman Meets Teacher Who Went Viral On His TwitterJames Brown, professor of peace studies, and Chapman Student Valentyna Simon '24, who organized a surprise Zoom "thank you" message for Dr. Brown, recapped their experiences on The Kelly Clarkson Show.
BUSTLE: The Heartwarming Message Behind “Main Character” Videos On TikTokAMY JANE GRIFFITHS, assistant professor of clinical counseling, quoted about the TikTok trend that is inspiring people to harness "main character energy" in their everyday lives.
OC REGISTER: 500,000 jobs were lost and 6,600 lives were saved by California’s pandemic mandates, study saysJIM DOTI, president emeritus, and his Economic Forecast findings on the impact of California's strict business limitation featured.
SPECTRUM NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccine on Its Way, but Will Every Health Care Worker Want It?KARL HESS, associate professor of pharmacy, interviewed about the COVID-19 vaccine and how it is only effective with widespread participation.
USA TODAY: ‘Most valuable surrogate’: Spouses key in battleground states, lending firepower in final campaign pushLori Cox Han, professor of political science, quoted about the role of women and spouses in politics.