Press Releases

Press Releases

The Grammy Awards Names Chapman University Assistant Professor a Music Educator Award Quarterfinalist Tammy Yi Receives Second Nomination in Two Years

Tammy Yi, assistant professor at Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts, was named a 2023 Grammy Music Educator Award quarterfinalist. The award recognizes educators who have made significant contributions and demonstrated commitment to music education. A Grammy Music Educator Award finalist last year, Yi says she’s honored to be in the running again. “Being recognized […]

Chapman University’s 2022 Economic Forecast Update Predicts a Recession as Early as Before the Year’s End

The following are highlights from the comprehensive report — Chapman Economic & Business Review, Volume 40 — to be presented in more detail at the June 23 Chapman University Economic Forecast Update. FORECAST ACCURACY It’s now official – Chapman’s forecast for real GDP growth of 5.7 percent that was presented at the 2021 forecast conference […]

Nobel Peace Prize-Winner Begins Presidential Fellowship at Chapman University Activist Nadia Murad Will Focus on Human Rights, Social Justice and Genocide

“You are here because you believe in the world, you believe in education, you believe in the health and future of a peaceful world, and you believe in your power to do something good,” Nobel Peace Laureate and human rights activist Nadia Murad, said to Chapman University’s class of 2022 during recent commencement celebrations. “I […]

New Wall Family Scholars Program to Support STEM Students Pursuing MBA

A new $1 million endowment will support Chapman University students looking to be leaders in the science and technology industries. The Wall Family Scholars Program launches in fall 2023 and will feature several high-level industry speakers and networking opportunities for students in addition to CEOs rotating as instructors of classes on subjects like tech enterprise. […]

Chapman University Designated a Military Friendly Campus Designation Highlights Chapman’s Commitment to its Student Veterans

Chapman University’s commitment to helping its student veterans fulfill their educational goals was recognized with a 2022-2023 Military Friendly School designation by Military Friendly. The group determines this designation using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey by Viqtory, with input from the Military Friendly Advisory Council of independent leaders in higher education. […]

Award-Winning Plant Research Helps Student’s Love of Science Blossom Chapman University student wins Goldwater Scholarship and develops a food security project with potential for global impact.

Kevin Nguyen ’24 was planting alfalfa in a biology lab at Chapman University when he learned that he had received a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. As his seedlings soaked up moisture from the soil, Nguyen let his achievement sink in. “Yes – I did it!” he remembers saying to himself as he read the email with the […]

2022 Economic Forecast Update Set for June 23 Annual mid-year update offered as a hybrid - in-person and virtual - event

Record-breaking gas prices. Soaring inflation. The war in Ukraine. What does it all mean for the economy? Find out on Thursday, June 23, when Dr. Jim Doti and his team of A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research experts present Chapman University’s 2022 Economic Forecast Update. Get valuable economic insight into the remainder of 2022 […]

Chapman University Announces Burra Executive Professor of Accounting

Chapman University has announced an endowment establishing the new Burra Executive Professor in Accounting at the Argyros School of Business and Economics. The new endowed professorship was made possible by a generous gift from Chapman Trustee Jim Burra and his wife, Kay. The endowed professorship comes as the most recent in Burra’s long history of […]

Congressman Lou Correa Delivers $1 Million Grant for Chapman University’s Earth Systems Science and Data Solutions Lab The grant funds continued research to assess and predict drought, climate change and natural hazards

ORANGE, CA. — Congressman Lou Correa visited Chapman University April 20 to deliver a $1 million grant, fueling continued research on climate change and California’s drought by the  university’s Earth Systems Science and Data Solutions Lab. Correa, who represents the 46th District, requested the bipartisan Consolidated Appropriations Act funds from the House Committee on Appropriations, […]

International Space Station Project led by Chapman University Scientists Offers Insight on Global Plant Growth and Water Use Study of nine plants in 11 ecosystems around the world could help the globe brace for a warmer, drier future.

A new study using images captured from the International Space Station (ISS) is helping scientists understand the inner workings of plant life on Earth by showing how different plants balance growth and water use. A team of scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Chapman University released the results of the study in the […]