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
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
Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., has received several prestigious awards this year. The Professor and Director of Chapman’s Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations (CEESMO), recently returned from a trip to South Korea’s capital where he was elected as a Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST). He was gifted
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.
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
With Super Bowl Sunday just days away, football fanatics and casual fans alike are preparing to host parties and cheer for their favorite team as the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles face off in Minneapolis. More than 110 million Americans are expected to tune in, but who will win is not the only question
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
A Chapman University School of Pharmacy junior faculty member has been awarded a $1,059,867 grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for ataxia research. Ataxia is a degenerative, hereditary disease of the nervous system. Those diagnosed often experience the same symptoms as someone who is drunk, such as slurred speech, stumbling and falling. All
A record-setting 10 professors are the newest members of Chapman University’s Million Dollar Club, a distinction awarded by the Office of Research and University Advancement to faculty who have brought in $1 million in external funding and donations while at Chapman. It is the largest cohort to receive the honor, representing disciplines throughout the campus,
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?