Schmid College announces first cohort of Grand Challenges Initiative Fellows

May 31, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

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

Professors honored for research, scholarly achievements and service

May 12, 2017 by | Campus Life

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

Student researchers discover that surprise can be the prize

May 12, 2017 by | Campus Life

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?

Pretty hot stuff! Chapman students create stunning infographic for U.S. Dept. of Energy Geothermal Design Challenge

May 5, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

“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

Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos to give a talk on their new book May 13 Event is free and open to the public – book signing to follow

April 27, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

Well known pioneer in integrative medicine Deepak Chopra, M.D., will visit Chapman University for a public talk on May 13 on his latest book You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why it Matters – coauthored by Chapman physicist Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., who will also present at the talk. All are welcome to