Press Releases

Press Releases

Majority of Orange County Residents Support Mandatory Mask Mandate Nearly 75% believe the government’s response to the pandemic was just right or did not go far enough

PRESS CONTACT:  Amy Stevens Director of Public Relations amstevens@chapman.edu (714) 289-3143 office (657) 390-6760 mobile Orange, Calif. –Chapman University’s 2021 Orange County Annual Survey of 703 county residents found that anti-maskers and COVID-deniers do not represent the majority. Despite highly publicized protests, eighty-three percent (83%) of those surveyed said that the coronavirus is a real […]

Study Finds Hidden Conflict in the Mutually Beneficial Relationship Between Legumes and Rhizobia

Orange, Calif. – The mutually beneficial relationship between legumes and rhizobia, the nitrogen-fixing soil bacteria that make their home in legume root nodules and create nutrient-rich fertilizer for them, is one of the most well-known and agronomically important examples of symbiosis. New research from Dr. Kenjiro Quides, a Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow in the […]

Chapman Works with OC Nonprofit to Provide Courses for Formerly Incarcerated Youths

Link to: Chapman University Newsroom Story PRESS CONTACT:  Bethanie Le  Public Relations Coordinator bele@chapman.edu  (714) 289-3181 Correctional education programs are one of the most effective interventions, reducing recidivism rates by 43%. However, the majority of these programs focus on the adult population and rarely serve youths who have been impacted by the juvenile justice system.  Chapman […]

Chapman University Experts Available To Discuss Coronavirus

The following scholars at Chapman University are available to offer expert commentary on a variety of topics related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects. Also see our Newsroom’s COVID-19–related news. Find experts by category in the lists below: Pharmacy and Medicine | Public Health | Psychology and Mental Health | Technology | Food […]

The truth about resiliency: Stop looking for simple answers and start asking the right questions

PRESS CONTACT:  Amy Stevens Director of Public Relations amstevens@chapman.edu (657) 390-6760   As we enter another round of lockdowns due to COVID, many self-help experts have shared their general tips for staying resilient but Chapman University Professor and Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. David Pincus, doesn’t believe in simple, one-size-fits all answers. “Everyone to focus on answers, but […]

Chapman University Experts on the 2020 Presidential Elections and Transition

The month of November marks a significant time in American politics as 2020 is an election year. With two, starkly different candidates, this election is set to be historical by design.  The following scholars at Chapman University are available to offer expert perspectives on a variety of topics related to the 2020 Election, including public […]

W.M Keck Foundation Awards Argyros School of Business and Economics $200,000 for Economic Research

PRESS CONTACT:  Amy Stevens Director of Public Relations amstevens@chapman.edu  Orange, Calif. – The W. M. Keck Foundation awarded Chapman University’s George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics a $200,000 gift to establish the Robert Day Endowment for Research in Economic Analysis.  The new endowment will produce grants to expand the impact of Chapman’s world-renowned […]

How Chapman University is Meeting the Challenges of Remote Lab Instruction

PRESS CONTACT:  Bethanie Le  Public Relations Coordinator bele@chapman.edu  (714) 289-3181 As universities are continuing remote learning to limit the spread of COVID-19, one of the concerns is how to replicate classes that require hands-on instruction, such as the undergraduate laboratory experience.  A solution: Chapman University shipped the equipment to students’ homes. Approximately 600 lab kits were sent to […]