Big Data, Big Discoveries: Nonlinear Datapalooza Event

February 9, 2015 by Molly Fitzpatrick & Jessica Arnaldo | Research

Living in a world of big data and discovery, individuals are prone to ask the question, “What do I do now?” You may have spent hours collecting the data, though it may also be very overwhelming, leaving you with many unanswered questions. In the first non-didactic conference of its kind, Datapalooza was held by the

Psychological Well-being Effect on Diabetes Risk

January 22, 2015 by | News

Dr. Julia Boehm, Assistant Professor for Crean College, Department of Psychology was recently published in Health Psychology, a respected journal publication of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Boehm’s research investigates the association between psychological well-being and incident diabetes. Creating the first study of it’s kind, associating positive psychological health to the probability of being diagnosed

Dr. Frederick Jealousy Research Receives Widespread Media Attention

January 20, 2015 by | News

Dr. David Frederick, Assistant Professor of Psychology for Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences received worldwide media attention for his recent research findings.  A total of 63,894 participants ages 18-65 years completed the survey, in the first large-scale examination of gender and sexual orientation differences regarding infidelity and jealousy.  The published research was picked up

Students & Alumni Honored at DPT White Coat Ceremony

January 14, 2015 by | News

January 9th brought a new generation of scholarly students to Chapman University’s renowned Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. One of the longest running and highly prestigious DPT programs in the United States, only the top 5% were accepted and will continue 87 years of tradition and excellence this upcoming year. Welcoming the Class of 2017 was Dr. Jacklyn Brechter,

Chapman Faculty Researches Sexual VS. Emotional Infidelity

January 12, 2015 by | News

Ever wonder what makes your significant other jealous? Are you the one who gets jealous, but don’t know why certain situations make you more envious than others? Learning to trust more or gaining the trust of others might be on your ‘New Years Resolutions’ list. It may be helpful to start the new year understanding feelings from the beginning. According

DPT Welcomes New Students!

January 6, 2015 by | News

January 5, 2015 marked the start of Crean College’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 2015 new student cohort. Familiar faces greeted each other as many students had previously met at the October 2014 luncheon. Held at the The Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus, the DPT Student Orientation welcomed the new cohort with a

Chapman University Publishes Research on Jealousy – Impact of Sexual vs. Emotional Infidelity

January 5, 2015 by Sheri Ledbetter | Uncategorized

In the largest study to date on infidelity, Chapman University has learned men and women are different when it comes to feeling jealous. In a poll of nearly 64,000 Americans this study provides the first large-scale examination of gender and sexual orientation differences in response to potential sexual versus emotional infidelity in U.S. adults. According

Crean College Presents at Student Research Day

December 18, 2014 by | News

Wednesday, December 10th 2014 marked a day of opportunity and advancement at Chapman University’s Student Research Day. Students of Crean College showcased 10 studies and months of research, displaying their collaboration with renowned faculty and fellow students. Studies of sleep deprivation, maternal behaviors, distracted driving, and the risks associated with alcoholism were among the topics

Physical Therapy Students Put the FUN in Fitness

December 17, 2014 by | News

Eleven Chapman Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students took their first day of winter break to support athletes at the Southern CA Special Olympics. They along with two physical therapy faculty members conducted fitness tests for athletes preparing for the Fall Games.  The FUNfitness program is a worldwide program through Special Olympics provided by physical

Stroke Boot Camp, Fall 2014 a Great Success!

December 4, 2014 by | News

The infectious energy was in the air as the theme was “Pirate Day.” Participants and students, dressed in pirate garb, were laughing and eagerly awaiting their obstacle course to commence. A treasure hunt was set up to travel participants through a guided course that included mock versions of the infamous walking the plank, a row