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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 […]

Chapman University Announces Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad to Speak at 2022 Commencement The May 20 Commencement also begins the survivor and human rights activist's three-year term as a Presidential Fellow at Chapman.

Chapman University has announced that Nadia Murad, a human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, will be the keynote speaker at the university’s 2022 Commencement ceremony. The May 20 event will mark the beginning of Murad’s appointment to a three-year term as a Presidential Fellow at Chapman. It’s a continuation of Chapman’s connection with […]

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STUDY INTERNATIONAL: ‘Belonging’ is key to college students’ success, researcher says Michelle Samura, associate professor of education, says belonging on campus takes ongoing effort – by students and their college

KTLA: In absence of Roe v. Wade, which states could eliminate abortion access? Chapman Law Professor Lawrence Rosenthal discusses the leaked Supreme Court draft document

DEADLINE: Chapman Student’s Film to be Featured in Tribeca Film Festival Student filmmaker Venk Potula stars in and produced "Four Samosas" which is set for a world premiere in competition at the festival.

NEWSWEEK: America is Headed for Class Warfare Joel Kotkin, the presidential fellow in urban futures, penned an opinion about the rising tide of class conflict that is problematic for Democrats and the GOP.

SHOWBIZ CHEAT SHEET: ‘Squid Game’: Park Hae-soo Thinks Cho Sang-woo Was Pretty Reasonable Park joined the cast of 'Squid Game' and writer/director Hwang Dong-hyuk at a Q&A at Chapman University.

VOGUE: Is Monogamy Over? Inside Love’s Sharing Economy Amy Moors, assistant professor of psychology, shares her expertise and research on romantic partnership.