Schmid College’s MLAT Lab receives donation from Experian to help fund Research in Machine Learning

April 6, 2017 by | Science and Health

At a ceremony on April 4, Chapman University expanded its science learning opportunities thanks to a donation from Experian. The $750,000 pledge will create the Experian Assistant Professorship in Machine Learning. “We are grateful for the generosity of Experian and excited to be able to put their gift to use immediately to expand machine learning

Institute for Quantum Studies’ paper receives distinguished Cozzarelli Prize

March 3, 2017 by | Science and Health

Physicists from Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies have received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for a paper published in 2016. The prize is awarded by the National Academy of Sciences for their article, Quantum violation of the pigeonhole principle and the nature of quantum correlations.  The National Academy was founded by Abraham Lincoln. The research

Chapman University’s Dr. Nancy Alvarez Elected President of American Pharmacists Association Dr. Lawrence “L.B.” Brown – also of Chapman University – completes his term as Immediate Past President

March 3, 2017 by | Science and Health

Nancy Alvarez , PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, Assistant Dean, Experiential Education and Continuing Professional Development for Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy (CUSP) will begin her one-year term as the American Pharmacist’s Association (APhA) 162 nd president when she is officially inducted into the office on March 27, at the  2017 APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in

Frances Smith Therapy Center offers low-cost alternative for individual, marriage and family therapy

January 31, 2017 by | Science and Health

Orange County residents have the opportunity to take advantage of Chapman University’s Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy at costs much lower than traditional clinics. Chapman’s center is open to the public and treats a wide range of matters including:  family stress, couple conflict, divorce recovery, anxiety, election stress, step family issues, chronic

Chapman professor’s prevention program cited by U.S. Surgeon General Miller-Day's 'keepin' it REAL' is a model for drug education

January 19, 2017 by | Science and Health

The U.S. Surgeon General’s groundbreaking recent report, Facing Addiction in America, cites a program co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D., as a model for substance-abuse prevention. Issued amid an opioid crisis that has seen annual overdose deaths surpass deaths from both car accidents and gun violence, the Surgeon General’s 428-page November report commends

Psychological well-being and physical activity in older adults

December 1, 2016 by | Science and Health

In a paper just published by researchers at Chapman University, findings showed associations between psychological well-being and physical activity in adults ages 50 and older. “Researchers have long studied how physical activity can lead to improved mood and feelings of well-being,” says Julia Boehm , Ph.D., and lead author on the study, “however, less