Press Releases

Press Releases

New Report Reveals Path to Revitalize California Industries and Middle-Class Employment

The Chapman Center for Demographics and Policy, in partnership with the New California Coalition, has published a report titled ‚ÄúNurturing California Industries.‚ÄĚ This report provides a detailed analysis of California‚Äôs current economic situation and presents a roadmap for promoting long-term sustainable growth. To delve deeper into the report‚Äôs findings, professor Marshall Toplansky from the Argyros [...]

Chapman University Redefines Homecoming: Celebrating Innovation, Progression and Community Through Master Classes

While many universities across the nation celebrate Homecoming with a focus on football, Chapman University is rewriting the playbook by spotlighting innovation, progression, and community through a unique series of master classes taught by faculty industry experts. Homecoming 2023 at Chapman University promises to be a weekend like no other, where learning takes center stage, [...]

Health Equity remains a major issue in Southern California Chapman University Continues Leading the Dialogue on Critical Health Equity Issues

As health equity continues to be a pressing concern in Southern California, Chapman University’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences are teaming up to initiate discussions and awareness around this vital topic. Unveiling Inequalities in Access to Health and Healthcare The 2023-24 Engaging the World [...]

Chapman Undergraduate Researchers Harness Summer Fellowship to New Ground on Perennial Topics The university’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program sparks studies focused on LGBTQ issues, music trends, seafood mislabeling and disabled veterans.

Chapman University proudly showcases the achievements of four students who have delved into diverse realms of research and creativity, in an eight-week summer research program that includes a $4,000 stipend for 30 hours of research work per week. As part of Chapman’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, these projects encompass multiple topics from reimagining [...]

Chapman University Class of 2027 Sets Milestones for DEI Enrollment

Today, Chapman University welcomed the Class of 2027 as students from 46 states and 59 countries converge on campus for the start of their college journey. The university's admission office received an overwhelming application pool, processing a total of 16,146 applications for the first-year cohort, along with an additional 1,520 transfer applications. This surge in [...]

Chapman University’s Attallah College Awarded $249k Grant to Enhance Special Education Programs

Chapman University‚Äôs Attallah College of Educational Studies has been awarded a $249,106 planning grant to develop a new Special Education teacher preparation pathway program.  This fills the critical need to develop an educational pipeline for qualified special education educators in California. ABC News reported that 78% of K-12 public school principals reported that it was [...]

Chapman University Receives Transformative $15 Million Gift from Trustee Parker Kennedy

Chapman University is poised for a transformative leap forward, thanks to a groundbreaking $15 million gift from Board of Trustee Chair Parker S. Kennedy. This unprecedented gift, one of the most substantial in the university’s history, is set to propel Chapman’s Fowler School of Law to new heights and amplify the law school’s nationally ranked [...]

Cynthia West Named Director of Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship & Business Ethics

Cynthia West, Ph.D., a serial entrepreneur with decades of experience in technology start-ups, will lead the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship & Business Ethics, a center associated with Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics. The program boasts over 14 courses and 10 faculty members and offers students a minor or emphasis in entrepreneurship. In [...]

Chapman University’s Dean of Attallah College Earns Coveted Impact Academy Fellowship through Deans for Impact

Chapman University's Attallah College of Educational Studies Dean Roxanne Greitz Miller has been appointed an Impact Academy Fellow by the national nonprofit organization Deans for Impact (DFI). This recognition emphasizes Miller's profound commitment to revolutionizing and enhancing teacher preparation, positioning her alongside a distinguished cohort of educational leaders who share the same dedication. Teacher preparation [...]

Chapman University retains its spot on Princeton Review‚Äôs ‚ÄėBest Colleges‚Äô List

Chapman University is continuing its climb in top college rankings. Princeton Review announced this week that Chapman is included in its ‚ÄúBest 389 Colleges ‚ÄĒ 2024 Edition.‚ÄĚ The guidebook features only about 15% of America‚Äôs four-year colleges, and praises Chapman‚Äôs graduate schools, its Argyros School of Business and Economics, and its Fowler School of Law. [...]