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Recent Posts

Scientists Study Bolivian Amazon Communities for Clues to Healthy Brain Aging Chapman scientist Hillard Kaplan says there's a 'sweet spot' of food consumption, exercise and even exposure to pathogens that maximize health, well-being and cognitive function.

Chapman University scientist Hillard Kaplan‘s latest research in the Indigenous communities of Bolivia’s tropical forests offers insight into healthy habits that could improve our brain and cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of disease. Kaplan is the lead writer of the research article, “Brain volume, energy balance, and cardiovascular health in two nonindustrial South American […]

Chapman University Honors Holocaust Survivors in Annual Art and Writing Contest Winners were chosen from nearly 250 registered schools globally

Middle and high school students from throughout the United States and abroad shared their creativity in prose, poetry, art and film in the 24th annual Holocaust Art and Writing Contest co-sponsored by the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University and The 1939 Society, an organization of Holocaust survivors. Nearly 250 schools in 32 […]

New Dean Selected for Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law Paul Paton, an international expert in legal ethics, takes the role in June

Chapman University announced this week that Paul Paton has been named Dean of the Fowler School of Law and Donald P. Kennedy Chair in Law. The internationally recognized expert in legal ethics and former interim CEO of the Canadian Bar Association joins Chapman on June 30.  Paton is currently the Thomas W. Lawlor Professor of […]

Chapman in the News

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WIRED: How Do People Live in Orbit? Ask the Space Archeologists

NATURE MIDDLE EAST: South American tribes more resilient to brain ageing than Westerners

THE 19TH: Nearly 300,000 women served during the Iraq War. Two decades later, they remain ‘the invisible veterans.’ The increase in women soldiers, and the visibility of their service, led to policy changes over the next 20 years.

OCBJ: Chapman Appoints Legal Ethics Expert Paul Paton as New Law School Dean

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Oscars Analysis: Why ‘Everything Everywhere’ — and the Academy — Won

VOICE OF OC: Local Government and Climate Change