This past weekend, Brian Alters became President of the Board of Directors of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE). The President for the past 18 years was Kevin Padian, Professor of paleontology at U.C. Berkeley. NCSE is frequently in the middle of heated national controversy. With the addition of the teaching of climate change to
The CES’s very own Dr. Judy Montgomery is working with President Jim Doti and Lisa Mertins on their blog about their new children’s book endeavor. President Doti will write the story and Lisa will illustrate it. They collaborated on their first children’s book, A Christmas Adventure in Little Italy in 2010. It is the story of little
The CES’s very own Dr. Alters has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) This is a very prestigious honor and the CES sends our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Alters for all his achievements and this wonderful honor! For more on this wonderful award please visit the Happenings article.
On January 7, 2012, at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious professional associations of its kind, Dr. Brian Alters, College of Educational Studies and the Schmid College of Science and Technology, gave the closing plenary lecture to the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) which was formed in 1902. Dr. Alters delivered
Our very own Dr. Brian Alters was quoted in two separate articles this past week! One in the Los Angeles Times titled Biology test omits creation theory, complains Kentucky educator and then in an article from Orange Coast College about the retirement of one of Dr. Alter’s mentors, Dr. Tom Garrison.
Three Ph.D. students, Janae Dimick, Darla Hagge, and Nicol Howard recently received Faculty-Sponsored Student Scholarly/Creative Research grants. The grants will be used to present their research at professional conferences. Janae’s research topic, sponsored by Dr. Anna Wilson, is Battling for the Dream: Best Practices to Improve Access to Higher Education for Undocumented Students Residing in
October 26, 2011 FROM: Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. Chancellor, Chapman University It is with sadness that I inform you that Donna Cucunato, Associate Professor Emerita of the College of Educational Studies, passed away Saturday at her home surrounded by her family. Admired and respected for her dedication and passion for serving students, it was
September 23-24, 2011 saw Chapman University’s College of Education Studies team up with the School of Law and local non-Profit, Team Up for Down Syndrome to host the Emerging Scholars Conference. The event invited emerging scholars to explore issues of disability, diversity, and human rights in education, the social sciences, humanities and law. Participants included doctoral students,
Congratulations are in order to the CES‘s student group, NSSLHA for winning the Chili Cook Off at Homecoming this weekend! They served up a delicious dish and the CES is very proud! Congrats NSSLHA!