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How to Get an Internship

December 11, 2014 by | News

Half the school year has gone by. You think about the upcoming Holiday break, wondering what to do. Some of your friends are traveling. Others are going home. Some are even doing an internship. Wait, an internship? Internships provide students with on-the-job experience in a corporate or academic setting. From these experiences, students can discover

Holiday Dinner into Disaster: Salmonella and E. coli at Farmers’ Markets

December 9, 2014 by | News

Healthy eating is becoming a rising trend in American society. Capturing big names like Michelle Obama in her “Let’s Move” initiative, the USDA has proven that Americans are choosing healthier, fresher foods, but at what cost? Is America trading one epidemic for another? With Salmonella and E. coli on the American radar since the outbreaks

2014 Faculty Research Expo: Opportunity Abounds

November 18, 2014 by Ray Scheller | News

It was an overwhelming sight at the George H. W. Bush Conference Center on November 12 at the 4th annual campus-wide Faculty Research Expo. This event has been hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research since its inception and is a true manifestation of the office’s commitment to providing research opportunities to its undergraduate students.

Food Science Team Wins Best Flavor

November 14, 2014 by | News

At this year’s International Food Fair a dish called “Pav Bhaji” or “Pao Bhaji” really tantalized tastebuds. The team of consisting of Akanksha Jain, Sridhruthi Abbaraju, Vijay Mathivanan, Tushar Sawant, Dhwani Patel, Maulik Pandya, and Vineel Parvatanemi from the Food Science and Business departments prepared the dish. The team’s  dish actually won “Best Flavor” while in competition

Women In Science and Technology (WIST) at Chapman

November 13, 2014 by Aneesha Prakash | News

Aneesha Prakash is a computer science major, math minor and president of  Women in Science and Technology at Chapman. Though the ratios of females to males in science and technology have been improving, the rate of change is not as fast as it could be and women are still not equals in all STEM areas. Part of the

A Journey to Galapagos Island

August 19, 2014 by | News

“Nothing can be more improving to a young naturalist, than a journey in a distant country.” – Charles Darwin Beagle Round the World (1839) ch. XXIII, 607 The Galapagos Islands are unlike any other place in the world and stand as one of the most majestic conversions of biology, geology and human history. Dr. Fredric

Trending Topics in Food Science: Q and A with food science expert Anuradha Prakash

August 7, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. As director of the food science program at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology — and with nearly two decades on the faculty at the university — Anuradha Prakash is a leading authority on food science. She answered questions on the topics

The Future of Food Sustainability

July 24, 2014 by | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. One increasingly important aspect of food science is sustainability — the ability to reduce spoilage and to conserve and protect resources throughout the entire food production process. As the population continues to grow — and the United Nations projects that the world will reach

The Future of Big Data Careers

July 10, 2014 by Joe Yogerstl | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. One of the nation’s leading authorities on big data retrieval, Erik Linstead is an assistant professor of computer science in the School of Computational Sciences at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology. We asked him why big data retrieval is so important right now

Chapman University receives $1 million Grant from Keck Foundation for Chemistry Undergraduate Program

July 8, 2014 by | News

Chapman University’s continuing growth in the sciences has been given a $1 million boost from the W.M. Keck Foundation. The Foundation awarded Chapman the Undergraduate Education Grant, which will provide funding to purchase new, cutting-edge instrumentation to be used to transform chemistry undergraduate teaching, learning and research at the University. “We are thrilled the Keck