The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a $1.4 million small-business grant to REAL Prevention, a youth substance-use prevention company co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D.
They made elephant toothpaste. Moved like a river. Stirred up a batch of fake ice cream that actually looked delicious. What could those endeavors possibly have in common? They’re all recent adventures enjoyed by local elementary school students, thanks to a variety of community and civic engagement programs staffed by Chapman University students and faculty
President Trump’s decision June 1 to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement continues to draw reactions from across the nation and around the world. We asked some Chapman experts for their reactions to the decision and to look ahead to its possible impact.
Chapman University’s Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has received a 10 year reaccreditation by its accrediting body, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology is one step closer to launching its new program, the Grand Challenges Initiative, as the first cohort of five Grand Challenges Initiative Postdoctoral Fellows will come on board this summer. Starting in fall 2017, the fellows will join Schmid College’s faculty to mentor nearly 50 small interdisciplinary
Sitting at his tidy desk at Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy, pharmacist Jeff Goad turns toward his computer and clicks open a website featuring minute-by-minute health and safety alerts from around the globe. In seconds a world of trouble fills the screen. There’s a yellow fever outbreak in Colombia, a cyclone in Australia and civil
A highly respected scientist in the field of quantum information and computation, Eleanor Rieffel, Ph.D., will visit Chapman University for a talk titled, “A NASA Perspective on Quantum Computing: Opportunities and Challenges,” on Friday, May 26 at 2 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 212. Hosted by Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies, this event is free
Chapman University has honored two biology and physics professors with its 2016-2017 Wang-Fradkin Professorships, the University’s highest recognition for faculty research. Jennifer Funk, associate professor of biological sciences, was awarded the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship. The Junior Wang-Fradkin Professorship went to Justin Dressel, assistant professor of physics. The awards were presented at the 22nd Annual Faculty
If you love surprises, then you would have had a blast at Chapman University’s annual Student Research Day on Wednesday, May 10. Who knew that just because the label says it’s catfish may not mean it’s so? Or that if you’re running a Gilmore Girls Instagram account, the best day to post news is Wednesday?
“What is the future of geothermal energy and how will it impact you?” This was the question that more than a hundred student teams across the United States attempted to answer for the Geothermal Design Challenge, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory and the Center for Advanced Energy Studies. But the tricky