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Graduate Students Participate in University’s Inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition for Cash Prize and Bragging Rights

May 4, 2018 by | Research

It’s a numbers game: Fifteen Chapman University graduate students representing six colleges had just 180 seconds and one slide to share their research work, passion and findings with the judges on Wednesday evening. A countdown clock kept students on pace as they addressed everything from Civil War letter writing, financial literacy, to the Gypsy Holocaust

Alumni Growing Grassroots Climate Advocacy Citizens' Climate Lobby's Krause, Wanous draw in students.

April 19, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Combating climate change takes hundreds of decisions by millions of people to change small daily habits as well as big governmental policies. Chapman University alumni Taylor Krause ’16 and Sara Wanous ’17 are part of those efforts in their work with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, an organization that puts the emphasis on citizens. Krause made

Chapman Professor Publishes Childcare Recommendations for Conference Organizers Patricia Lopes joins Mothers in Science to tackle the “Childcare-Conference Conundrum.”

March 12, 2018 by | Research

Many women in science are raising concerns over the fact that parents with young children are often excluded from fully participating in academic conference activities. Early-stage researchers in the sciences often try to attend face-to-face academic conferences to advance their career by communicating new discoveries, forming collaborations, meeting potential funding agencies and recruiting new students.

Conference Celebrates Chapman Professor’s Pioneering Concepts in Physics Yakir Aharonov defined new concept in 1988.

March 2, 2018 by | Research

Dozens of researchers from across the world joined Chapman University faculty and students for an Anniversary Conference celebrating the work of National Medal of Science winner and Chapman Professor of Theoretical Physics Yakir Aharonov, Ph.D. Attendees enjoyed 15 speakers, poster presentations and a panel discussion during the two-day event on campus. The group surveyed the

President Daniele Struppa to record first podcast "Before the Abstract" brings you real life stories from researchers

January 9, 2018 by | Research

Chapman University President Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., will record his first podcast in San Diego Thursday evening as other math enthusiasts from across the globe gather in the same city for the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM). This event is a partnership between Story Collider and Springer Nature and will present five true, personal stories from

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?