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Press Room

Welcome to the official Chapman University Press Room. The Public Relations team is happy to help you tap into the extraordinary wealth of knowledge available at Chapman. Please contact us to connect with expert faculty and professional resources for your print, broadcast or web stories.

Media Contacts

Molly Thrasher
Director of Public Relations
(714) 289-3143 (desk)
(657) 561-4359 (mobile)

Carly Murphy
Public Relations Coordinator
(714) 289-3196 (desk)
(714) 497-9683 (mobile)

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Recent Posts

Riding the Wave: fear of sharks surpasses public speaking as sharks dominate the news Media Pitch

As you cover beach season stories, Chapman University’s 2023 Survey of American Fears offers a depth of data to the narrative. A trend has emerged: sharks are more feared than public speaking and other common anxieties. Key insights from the survey, which ranked 97 fears among 1,014 Americans, include: 30.1% of Americans are scared or […]

New study shows mechanisms of Hagfish burrowing into deep sea sediment

Scientists at the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University developed a novel way to observe the elusive burrowing behavior of hagfish. Dr. Douglas S Fudge and his team created a specialized tank of transparent gelatin in order to visualize how the hagfish behave and locomote within sediments.  Hagfishes are bottom-dwelling marine animals […]

Demographia International Housing Affordability Report Highlights Global Housing Affordability Crisis

Chapman University Center for Demographics and Policy and The Frontier Centre for Public Policy presents the 2024 edition of Demographia International Housing Affordability, authored by Wendell Cox.  The annual report  provides housing affordability ratings for the third quarter of 2023 in eight nations: Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the […]

Chapman in the News

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PHARMACY TIMES: Pharmacy Focus: What to Know About Medication and Summer Travel

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Newsom praises Biden, shoots down post-debate questions about replacing him

NEW YORK TIMES: Trump Biopic Inches Toward Distribution Deal

FORTUNE: Impossibly high home prices are ‘feudalizing’ California as unaffordable housing markets pose existential threat to middle class, study says

CNN: These cities are now so expensive they’re considered ‘impossibly unaffordable’

‘Impossibly unaffordable’: US study shows Australian cities rank among the top most unaffordable housing markets in the world A study out of Chapman University in the US has found nearly all of Australia’s major cities rank in the top 25 per cent of least affordable housing markets in the world.

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