Rebecca Green

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Celebrating Another Year of Success! Our 2020 Annual Report

September 17, 2020 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

The new semester is underway and it sure looks different from this time last year. However, we’ve had the pleasure of (virtually) meeting the students in our first-year foundations grand challenges courses these past few weeks and there is one thing that does not seem to have changed: the students’ motivation for learning about science

Grand Challenges Initiative Team Sponsorship Opportunities Work with one of our student teams!

August 31, 2020 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

The Grand Challenges Initiative is Chapman University’s groundbreaking new approach to training the next generation of leaders in science and engineering. The program provides foundational skills in critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and teamwork for every undergraduate student entering the Schmid College of Science and Technology and the Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School

Welcome to the GCI Showcase! Virtual Q&A and Awards on May 15

May 11, 2020 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

Welcome to this year’s virtual GCI Showcase! Projects will be online for viewing and judging all week, with live Q&A with student teams on Friday, May 15, beginning at 1:00 p.m. To join students for conversation, please consult the following schedule: GCI Showcase Schedule Finally, we invite everyone to join us at 2:45 p.m. as

2019 GCI Showcase Highlights Team Arduino: Developing a Wearable Heart Health Monitor

May 7, 2020 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

This team began their project in their Freshmen Foundations Course of the Grand Challenges Initiative in Fall 2017. At the time, the team was made up of students majoring in biological sciences and biochemistry who had never written a line of code. By the end of their experience, they had learned how to create a

2019 GCI Showcase Highlights Featured projects from the inaugural cohort of GCI teams.

May 4, 2020 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

As our students put the final touches on this year’s posters, let’s take a look back at the work done by last year’s cohort. First up, a team who took on the grand challenge of providing clean water to the world. Take a look at their poster below! CleanWaterPoster.pdf

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