Deepak Chopra and Other Experts to Discuss "The Nature of Reality" at Chapman University, March 31, 2011 at 6 p.m.

Mar 24, 2011, 17:52 ET from Chapman University

ORANGE, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International bestselling author and wellness expert Deepak Chopra, M.D. will appear at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m.  He will be part of an expert panel discussing "The Nature of Reality" in the Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios (283 N. Cypress Street, Orange).    The panel will take on two big questions that have been long pondered in the fields of science, religion, philosophy and literature: "Is there an ultimate reality?" and "If so, can it be accounted for by science?"   General admission is $25.   More information and to purchase tickets: or 714-289-2040.

Moderated by Chapman's chancellor, Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., the panel also includes Michael Shermer, founder of Skeptic Magazine and The Skeptics Society; Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., dean of Chapman's Schmid College of Science; Stuart Hameroff, M.D., professor emeritus of anesthesiology at the University of Arizona; Leonard Mlodinow, Ph.D., Caltech physicist and co-author with Stephen Hawking of the bestseller The Grand Design; Carmichael Peters, Ph.D., Chapman assistant professor of religious studies; Henry Stapp, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories physicist; Jim Walsh, founder/CEO of Human Energy System Alliance; and Bill Wright, Ph.D., Chapman associate professor of biology.  

Deepak Chopra, M.D. is founder of The Chopra Foundation, senior scientist with The Gallup Organization, adjunct professor of executive programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Well Being. As a global leader and pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine, Chopra has worked to transform the way the world views physical, emotional and spiritual wellness. He is the author of more than 60 books, with 18 bestsellers in both the fiction and non-fiction categories to his credit.  His most recent book is The Soul of Leadership.

About Chapman University

Chapman University, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, is one of the oldest, most prestigious private universities in California and excels in the sciences, film and media arts, performing arts, educational studies, business, law and humanities.  Chapman's picturesque campus is located in the heart of Orange County – one of the nation's most exciting centers of arts, business, science and technology.  Known for its blend of liberal arts and professional programs, Chapman University enrolls more than 6,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students, and is listed among the top universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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