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Antonina Ruszkowska

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Secrets to Success: Adam Kalawi ’14 Alumni Interview “The secret to success is genuine interest, tenacity, and effective time management.”

April 14, 2017 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

We recently caught up with biochemistry and molecular biology alumnus Adam Kalawi ’14. Adam accomplished an incredible amount of achievements during his years at Chapman. To name a few, he was recognized for 10 honors and awards, was a part of 4 organizations, and was a part of the University Honors Program. We asked him

Keeping Up with Jonathan Woo ’15 “My Chapman education gave me a superb, interdisciplinary foundation to build medical knowledge off of.”

February 2, 2017 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

We recently caught up with biochemistry and molecular biology alumnus Jonathan Woo ’15. Jonathan is in his second year of medical school at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine located in his hometown of Honolulu, HI. We asked him a few questions about how Chapman University influenced his getting

Renewable plastic made from Mother Nature By Brenda Hernandez, MS in Food Science student

December 2, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

Plastic Pollution Currently, the average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic every year…that is enough to circle the earth four times. Keep in mind that the circumference of the earth is 24,901 miles- yikes! Plastic constitutes approximately 90% off all the trash floating on the ocean’s surface, which can kill marine mammals.

The Rapid Pulse of Pulses by Avinash Shrikantia, MS in Food Science student

November 30, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

2016 has been quite the year for pulses in the food and dietary supplement industry. The UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of the Pulse and since then, the industry has gone nuts (1). Companies and startups have innovated pulses into snacks, chips, cereals, pastas, and many other forms of common foods (Banza Pasta,

How to have a local Holiday Meal? by Luz E. Rivera, MS in Food Science student

November 17, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

The big holiday season is just around the corner, and we all should be planning how we are going to prepare all the big meals. If you want to try something different for Christmas or New Year’s Eve, maybe having a local holiday meal might be a good idea. But, what is a local holiday

The wine headache….Are sulfites to blame? by Jennie Monfried and Anjali Sarath, MS in Food Science students

November 16, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

It’s wine o’clock somewhere! The wine connoisseurs of 2016 are hunting their nearest organic grocery stores to find sulfite free wine. Who cares about the price, the undertones, the age, the place of origin, or even the type of wine for that matter… these days the sulfite free label is believed to be the golden

Not so Vanilla: Could Genetically Modified Vanilla be the New Normal? by Leandra Filiaci. MS in Food Science student

November 15, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

With summer ending and the leaves changing color, the countdown to our cherished fall holidays begin. Halloween just ended and Thanksgiving Break is right around the corner; this mixture of holidays and cooler weather creates a more comfortable and relaxed ambiance–an ambiance of familiar fall flavors–from pies and turkeys, to baked goods and spice-flavored drinks.

CRISPR-Cas9: the biological Photoshop® and GMO food regulation loophole By Tara A. Okuma, MS in Food Science student

November 7, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

Avid Photoshop® users know how to nip, tuck, add, remove, and edit whatever they desire in photos. Edited and enhanced photos can be commonly seen throughout fashion magazines, but editing photos doesn’t change who the person is. Does it? The perceived body may be changed and skin blemishes may miraculously disappear thanks to Photoshop® but

TRICK or TREAT! What are you actually eating this Halloween? by Natalie Tom, Food Science student

October 28, 2016 by | Schmid College of Science and Technology

“TRICK or TREAT!!” screamed a bunch of children as soon as I opened the front door. I began distributing handfuls of candy to these little kids giving the most candy to the kid with the best costume, of course. As I closed the door, I reach for my favorite candy and cracked it open while

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