Chapman Dedicates Keck Center for Science and Engineering, Which Promises ‘an Incredible Future’

October 12, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Ribbon-cuttings are usually just door-opening events to celebrate a new building. But not so at Chapman University’s official unveiling of its new Keck Center for Science and Engineering. Even as University supporters, alumni, faculty and students gathered at the center’s entrance, activity inside was well underway. First-year students in General Chemistry I toiled away in


Chapman Pharmacist Urges People to Get Flu Shots On the 100th anniversary of the 1918 flu pandemic, don't underestimate this formidable bug, Professor Goad says.

October 11, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

The 2017-2018 flu season was brutal, led to more than 80,000 U.S. deaths and sent an estimated 900,000 people to the hospital with complications, according to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. The only silver lining is that more people will roll up their sleeves and get a flu shot this year, says Jeff Goad,


Chapman’s Keck Center: The Future Begins Now Oct. 11 Dedication Will Officially Usher in New Era in Science Education at Chapman University

September 27, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Convergence. That’s the goal for the practice of science at Chapman University, and it’s a goal the Keck Center for Science and Engineering helps to achieve. From inception, this space was meant to advance interdisciplinary study and accelerate progress on the scientific and societal problems that impact the world. Its design supports the transcendence of


‘Conversing With Cancer’ A new book by Chapman faculty members offers a prescription for better health communication practices.

August 10, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Cancer begins heaven knows when. But for most people it announces itself with a jolt of a diagnosis, followed by various treatments, sidelined plans, lousy side effects, medical bills, leaves of absence, recovery and hope for remission. It’s a lot for patients, family members and health practitioners to discuss, whichever direction the wild ride takes.


Full Accreditation Awarded to Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy

June 29, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy (CUSP) has received full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. This changes the status of Chapman’s Pharmacy School from Candidate Status to Fully Accredited. “We have met every milestone along the way to achieving this goal on time and on plan,” said Ron Jordan, R.Ph. FAPhA, founding dean


Chapman University Ranks in Top 10 of the Nation’s Best Undergraduate Health Sciences Programs

May 23, 2018 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman University was recognized as ranking in the top 10 on College Choice’s “Best Health Sciences Bachelor’s Degrees” list. College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, placed Chapman at No. 9. The ranking is based on institutional reputation, graduation rates, selectivity and faculty resources. The data from their ranking comes


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