Press Releases

Press Releases

Statement Regarding Chauvin Trial Verdict

The following is a statement Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs Jerry Price sent to the Chapman University community on Tuesday, April 20. The past year has been a significant time for this country as we all work to advance social justice and we want to acknowledge the mental and physical toll […]

Chapman University and The Orange County Register to Hold April 20 Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccine

PRESS CONTACT:  Amy Stevens Director of Public Relations amstevens@chapman.edu (657) 390-6760 Orange, Calif. – Chapman University and The Orange County Register will hold a virtual town hall at 12 p.m. (PST) on Tuesday, April 20, to share up-to-date information concerning the COVID-19 vaccines. The program will be followed by a moderated interactive Q&A. “Chapman University […]

Fowler School of Law Names Inaugural Wylie A. Aitken Professor of Law, Race, and Social Justice

Nationally recognized Top 100 trial lawyer and Chair Emeritus of Chapman University’s Board of Trustees Wylie A. Aitken has established a new professorship to support a faculty member whose teaching, scholarship and/or service furthers Chapman University’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Janine Young Kim has […]

Chapman Food Scientist Available to Comment on The Guardian’s Global Analysis of Seafood Fraud Professor Rosalee Hellberg, Ph.D., offers an expert perspective on the worldwide health threat of seafood fraud and mislabeling.

A new meta-analysis by The Guardian revealed that seafood fraud is happening on a vast global scale. Examining studies of 9,000 seafood samples from supermarkets, restaurants, markets and fishmongers in more than 30 countries, the analysis found that 36% of the products were mislabeled. Rosalee Hellberg, Ph.D., associate professor of food science, is available for […]

Bank of America Orange County Market Manager Shari Battle Named Chair of Chapman University’s Industry Partners Council

PRESS CONTACT:  Amy Stevens Director of Public Relations amstevens@chapman.edu (657) 390-6760 Orange, Calif. – Chapman University announced Shari Battle as the new chair of The Industry Partners Council. Battle, Bank of America SVP, market manager of Orange County, will lead the council in facilitating a strategic corporate support network by building a pipeline for student […]

Chapman Immigration Law Expert Available to Comment on Record Number of Children in Border Patrol Custody

Marisa S. Cianciarulo is a specialist in immigration law with a human rights focus at Chapman University Fowler School of Law. She is available for media interviews about these topics. She can be reached by contacting Director of Public Relations, Amy Stevens, at (657) 390-6760 or amstevens@chapman.edu. Quotes from Professor Cianciarulo:  The situation at the […]

An Instructor’s Guide to Reducing College Students’ Stress and Anxiety With a focus on undergraduate students in STEM disciplines, a new review from Chapman University provides practicable and evidence-based strategies for instructors to ultimately help improve college students’ academic performance and quality of life.

Orange, Calif. – Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, college students were reporting record levels of stress and anxiety. According to the American College Health Association Fall 2018 National College Health Assessment, 63% of U.S. college students experienced overwhelming anxiety throughout the year. Plus, stress can impact students’ academic performance, and students with higher stress levels […]

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 […]

Chapman University Bucking the Trend of Flat Giving in 2020

PRESS CONTACT: Amy Stevens Director of Public Relations (657) 390-6760 amstevens@chapman.edu A recent survey found 65 Percent of Colleges Raised Less in 2020 Than 2019 but the advancement team at Chapman University was able to have one of its best fundraising years ever, despite of (or possibly because of) the pandemic challenges. Thanks to the generosity of several major […]

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 […]