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2014-04-04 23:39:15

Theodor “Ted” Nelson, Ph.D., will have his life’s work honored at Chapman University on April 24, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the publication of his book Computer Lib. In a conference called “Intertwingled,” Nelson’s more than 50 years of influence in the world of personal and academic computing will be celebrated in talks by a dozen of today’s leaders in technology and creativity. Orange, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Internet computing iconoclast Theodor “Ted”...

2014-02-14 08:28:17

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandman University has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning. "Our ability to provide innovative and flexible...

2014-01-30 23:02:15

Coming to Chapman from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Lyon begins his tenure as the third dean of the Schmid School on July 1, 2014. Orange, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Chapman University has appointed Dr. Andrew Lyon the new dean of the Schmid College of Science and Technology. Coming to Chapman from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Lyon begins his tenure as the third dean of the Schmid College on July 1, 2014. He replaces Dr. Janeen Hill, who served as dean for the...

2014-01-27 23:02:59

Brandman will offer competency based bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2014 Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Brandman University, a private nonprofit institution, has engaged with education content and technology enabler Flat World Education to offer an online competency based bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA). “Our vision is to be the leader in the evolution of adult learning and launching our competency based BBA helps achieve this vision,”...

2014-01-15 08:25:54

The educational website BestCounselingDegrees.net announces its 2014 rankings for top online counseling degrees based on affordability. WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 25 most affordable top online counseling degree programs in the United States are now ranked in a new article published on BestCounselingDegrees.net. The schools named in the article were gleaned from a list of more than 100 top online bachelor's degree programs as rated by U.S. News and World Report. The...

2013-11-19 23:01:15

With an estimated 3 million students enrolled in fully online programs nationwide, Brandman University Chancellor Gary Brahm separates fact from fiction when it comes to online learning. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 With unemployment hovering at 7.3 percent and many employers still holding off hiring despite strong profits, the challenge facing many adults is whether or not to seek additional education in hopes of being prepared to jump back into the work force or to advance their...

2013-11-07 23:20:57

Chapman University’s Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship will host its fourth annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dinner honoring serial entrepreneur, Angel investor, and venture capitalist Jeff Kearl. The dinner will take place Feb. 27, 2014, in Chapman University’s Sandhu Conference Center. Orange, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Chapman University’s Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship will host its fourth annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dinner honoring serial...

2013-10-08 23:04:23

François Englert, a Belgian theoretical physicist, and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence and founding member of the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for his prediction of the Higgs Boson particle, which has helped the world’s physicists solve some of the deepest mysteries of the universe. Orange, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 François Englert, a Belgian theoretical physicist, and Distinguished...

2013-08-13 10:48:40

Chapman University’s David Frederick will present new research at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association that examines men’s and women’s beliefs about who should pay for dates during courtship, and how couples actually go about splitting expenses. The paper, Who Pays for Dates? Following versus Challenging Conventional Gender Norms, contains survey data from more than 17,000 participants; a quarter of whom also provided written commentaries to explain their...

2013-06-11 23:19:19

New Location: Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa -- Media Welcome to Attend and Cover ORANGE, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 WHAT:     Chapman University´s 2013 Economic Forecast Update PRESENTERS:      James L. Doti, Ph.D., president of Chapman University and Bren Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics; and Esmael Adibi, Ph.D., director of Chapman´s A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research and Anderson Chair in Economic Analysis....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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