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Chapman University Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Spot Areas of Destruction in War-Torn Syria

Orange, Calif. –Existing data on building destruction in conflict zones currently rely on eyewitness reports or manual detection, which makes it generally scarce, incomplete, and potentially biased. With satellite imagery becoming more ubiquitous, research has demonstrated that artificial intelligence applied to satellite imagery holds promise for automated detection of war-related building destruction. While these results are […]

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 (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 […]

Chapman in the News

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GOOD HOUSEKEEPING: How to Quit Being Jealous Jennifer Bevan, professor of communication, quoted as an expert source on jealousy for Good Housekeeping magazine.

ABC7 NEWS: Violent militias looking to recruit members with law enforcement backgrounds, OC professor says Pete Simi, associate professor of sociology, interviewed about the overlap between the rise of anti-government militias and white supremacist extremism

THE CONVERSATION: Seabirds are today’s canaries in the coal mine – and they’re sending us an urgent message Brian Hoover, marine ecologist and Grand Challenges Initiative postdoctoral fellow, co-authored a piece in The Conversation about his research on how seabirds reflect ocean health.

HUFFPOST: Wait, What The Heck Is A ‘Parasocial Relationship’? Riva Tukachinsky Forster, associate professor of communication studies, shares the deeper reason to why we're all invested in celebrities' lives.

ORANGE COAST MAGAZINE: Letters Home: Chapman University’s Immense Collection of American War Letters Orange Coast Magazine featured Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters, and how the collection offers a glimpse into the minds of troops writing from battles throughout history.

EdSurge: How Are Final Exams Changing During the Pandemic? Stephanie Bailey, assistant professor of physics, and her class' community-service project, where students were tasked with teaching physics concepts to their elderly conversation partners, was mentioned in EdSurge.