Communication Sciences and Speech Disorders program wins state awards

February 5, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University’s Communication Sciences and Speech Disorders program in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences has won three awards from the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The honors include: Outstanding Achievement in Speech and Language; Program of the Year, in recognition of the program’s work at the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center in Santa Ana,

Will he spill Taco Bell’s Super Bowl beans? Not a chance. But food scientist Brad Natsume offers a peek into the idea labs that create the chain's zesty flavors

February 3, 2016 by | Science and Health

The food scientists tucked deep in the headquarters of fast food giant Taco Bell have been cooking up secret surprises. Not the least of which is a mysterious menu item ballyhooed this week in a flurry of clever teaser videos that pile on the secrecy like a scoop of extra salsa. The big reveal is

For Chapman student, UN climate talks an opportunity to help make a difference

December 14, 2015 by Clayton Heard '16 | Arts and Culture

As an Environmental Science and Policy major at Chapman University, I’ve enjoyed many opportunities to sharpen my skills and build my knowledge. Earlier this year I took part in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, during which Chapman students helped Team Orange County build a net-zero solar-powered home. However, last week I was involved

Endeavoring to dream big Scientist tells Student Research Day participants what it took to land Space Shuttle Endeavor at California Science Center

December 10, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

If you’re hired to rethink the air and space collection of a major science museum, the sheer bulk and hulk of your winged artifacts force you to think big. But what Kenneth E. Phillips, Ph.D., did at the California Science Center was by his own admission more than shooting for the moon. He wanted to

For these six tips to improve holiday harmony, we are grateful

November 20, 2015 by | Science and Health

Chances are you don’t really want your family’s Thanksgiving to look like that iconic Normal Rockwell painting. It’s lovely. But seriously, for people sitting down to plain celery, ice water and what is probably an overdone bird, those folks are way too chipper. But Americans do attach a lot of hopeful expectations to Thanksgiving, along