What do American's Fear Most?

Earthquakes? Terrorist attacks? Clowns? Professor Christopher Bader and his team of researchers release the Chapman University Survey of American Fears, identifying the most common fears in America, and analyzing how different variables play into societal perceptions.

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Our faculty graduated from the same prestigious schools as their colleagues at other world-class universities. They do the same caliber of research. They speak at the same international conferences. They get interviewed on national television, write textbooks, and garner national awards. The only difference from their colleagues is that our faculty know their students by name.

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Being connected with a dedicated, resourceful, and innovative network is one of the most important aspects of attending a university. Chapman cultivates an environment of family, so when you're in the "real world" a friend is just around the corner. Panther Pride is with you for a lifetime.

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It's not often you come to a place in life where the decision you make will change your future forever. College is one of those places. At Chapman we are a community of makers. We make companies, we create art and we think of new ideas. We share a love of making things and taking them out into the world. We support each other. We are one family with many #ChapmanStories.

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