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Emmy-Winner Uzo Aduba Inspires Graduates at Top-Ranked Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Commencement

DOWNLOAD HIGH RES IMAGERY HERE DOWNLOAD EPK HERE FULL SPEECH HERE In a ceremony filled with hope and inspiration, three-time Emmy winner Uzo Aduba delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of...

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Chapman Grads Cross the Stage ‘In Celebration of Us’

Bill Hader offered heartfelt advice to the graduates during the 2024 University Commencement ceremony.

Chapman Students Part of Winning Team at ‘Peds Hack-a-Thon’

Two Chapman University students won CHOC Children’s annual “Peds Hack-a-Thon.” Pria Chawla ’25 and Ria Chawla ’25 were members of a five-person team that won with a pitch to redesign asthma...

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Aspiring Entertainment Lawyers Get Industry Experience at Chapman

Film aficionados have witnessed the work of Chapman University law students, perhaps without realizing it. Before a film is made, submitted to festivals and distributed, filmmakers must make sure they own or...

PeopleSoft HCM System Updates and Downtime

PeopleSoft HCM will be offline starting Friday, May 31, 2024, at 1:00 PM for system updates and will be back online Monday, June 3, 2024. For the full multi-year project overview and details of Year 1...

Driving Forward.
Shaping Our Future.

Our strength is our commitment to progress. We are true to our mission of personalized education, no matter the challenges. This is where teaching and research intersect. Where students can be deeply involved. Where global citizens prepare to take their place as the leaders of
tomorrow and make a difference.


A History of Forward Momentum.

Breaking ground and
building up are in Chapman’s DNA.


Leadership With Vision.

With the goal of tangible change, Chapman leaders
throughout the university create a roadmap for the future. 

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“We continue on a trajectory and transformation unlike any other in the country. Chapman leaders are committed to being more than the knowledge we discover and impart, but to creating a place that inspires the next generation of leaders.”

– Daniele C. Struppa

Engineering the Future.

panther pawAt Fowler Engineering, the best and the brightest include the underrepresented

Dean Andrew Lyon builds the Fowler School of Engineering to attract the “widest possible spectrum of thinkers” who will solve 21st-century problems.

Chapman University's Keck Center Exterior

140,000 Square feet

Keck Center for Science and Engineering, a 140,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility, houses both Schmid College of Science and Technology and Fowler School of Engineering.

Five of six new faculty members in the Fowler School of Engineering are women. Only 14% of U.S. engineering jobs are held by women. 


panther pawChapman’s Educational Studies Programs Work to Build Inclusive Curriculum

By “taking the classroom to the community,” Attallah College infuses coursework with diverse perspectives and prepares future educators to include the voices of all learners.

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70% of Chapman students work with Chapman faculty on collaborative research.


More than 100,000 middle school and high school students around the world have participated in Chapman’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education annual art, writing and film contest.

Transforming Industries.


New Dodge College dean Stephen Galloway connects students to high-profile industry leaders and prepares students to transform the future of entertainment.

Galloway in Folino

No. 4

Chapman’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is ranked No. 4 in the nation by industry publications The Wrap and The Hollywood Reporter.


Chapman’s annual list of top employers includes Disney, Apple, Netflix, Wells Fargo, Google and a number of other organizations of every size.

85% of Chapman alumni are employed within 6 months of graduation.


Asking the Tough Questions.


Through its “Engaging the World” programming, Wilkinson College leads conversations that drive change in our community and beyond.

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More than 25 events have attracted 2,200+ participants.

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