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New Research Analyzes Height, Weight, Income and More In Regards to Sex and Dating How does your BMI, how tall you are, and your job, influence your attractiveness?

September 29, 2015 by | Research

The idiom “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” has been used by everyone from Shakespeare to Benjamin Franklin, but what happens if you survey thousands of ‘beholders’ to try and get down to the bottom of what specifically beauty really means? That’s exactly what Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science’s David Frederick,

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Creative Youth Nonprofit Thrives With Help From MFT Program

June 19, 2018 by | Students

Chapman University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program has been a long-time partner with local creative nonprofit The Wooden Floor, an organization that combines dance and education to transform the lives of low-income/at-risk youth in Orange County. MFT students and faculty provide psychoeducational seminars for Wooden Floor students and their parents on topics such as depression,

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2018 Interdisciplinary Research Grant Awarded to Drs. Jenkins, Soangra, and Tierney

June 5, 2018 by | Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Brooke Jenkins, Dr. Rauhl Soangra, and Dr. Lynn Tierny were awarded the 2018 Interdiciplinary Research Grant for their proposal: Improving Quality of Care among Orange County Older Adults suffering from Bedsores. Combining their expertise in physical posture, gerontology, and psychological pain perception, these faculty members will work together on

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Crean Faculty Take Prestigious Wang-Fradkin and Valerie Scudder Awards 2018 Facuty Honors Convocation Report

May 25, 2018 by | News

On May 11, 2018 the offices of The President, Provost, and Vice President of Research held their annual Honors Convocation which recognizes faculty across campus for outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship, and research. Crean College faculty racked up six different awards in various categories including top prizes in research and creative activity. Here is a

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Crean College Academic Stars of 2018 Class of 2018 earns largest amount of department honors in Crean College history

May 23, 2018 by | News

On May 16, 2018 Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences held its annual Senior Awards Banquet. Graduates and their guests enjoyed a lovely dinner followed by an awards ceremony recognizing those with outstanding academic achievement in their major. Here is a list of the honorees: Department of Psychology- Department Honors (in alphabetical order) Samira

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Dr. Emmanuel John elected to ACAPT Board American Council of Academic Physical Therapy welcomes Chapman's DPT chair

May 3, 2018 by | News

Department of Physical Therapy program chair Dr. Emmanuel John has been elected secretary to the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), effective May 1, 2018. The ACAPT represents all accredited Physical Therapy (PT) Education programs in the country, currently 242 DPT Programs. This new appointment brings another layer of prestige to his already impressive

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Do Humans Possess Free Will? New class explores this age old question

March 27, 2018 by | News

Do humans really have free will or is action controlled by unconscious processes in the brain? If you and your classmates want to dive into these big questions, we have a new class for you! The Faculty Research and Development Council have awarded the 2018-2019 Co-Teaching prize to Assistant Professors Uri Maoz, Ph.D., and Michael

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CSD Class of 2018 Breaks Internship Record 14 students gain acceptance into top ranking medical practicum internships

February 14, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Chapman’s MS in Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) program has much to boast about these days. For the first time in the programs history, 14 students in the class of 2018 gained placement into top ranking medical practicum internships this summer and spring, including the highly coveted Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Hospital. CSD students

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Dr. Marcia Abbott’s journey to India inspires new research project Can yoga have positive health benefits on obesity and cardiovascular disease?

January 29, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Understanding how exercise changes hormones and genes for preventing and/or treating obesity is one of Dr. Marcia Abbott’s primary research interests. She is also an advanced practitioner and certified instructor of various forms of yoga, including Vinyasa and Yin. During winter break, she fulfilled a longtime goal of traveling to India to study a rigorous