Nearly 30 students presented their research at the 27th Annual Student Research Conference on Saturday, which returned to the Chapman campus for the first time in many years. Both oral and poster presentations were made by undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students from universities across the region including UC Irvine, UC San Diego, USC, California State
She didn’t expect the tears and nostalgia. After all, it had been nearly 40 years since Susan Reyburn Lemieux ’77 had visited Chapman University. Driving back to campus this fall, she imagined things would be quite different now. Hardly recognizable. Then Lemieux saw iconic Memorial Hall, the 96-year-old building overlooking the historic core of campus.
The butcher was curious – Why so many bones? The neighbors were befuddled – You’re making soup in the garage? Friends raised their eyebrows – Do you realize your clothes smell like beef broth? But Chapman University food science alumnus Tuan V. Nguyen (M.S. ’94) was undaunted. He was on a quest to create an
The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging recently awarded a five-year $3.7 million grant to Hillard Kaplan, Ph.D., to pursue his research on Alzheimer’s disease. As part of a larger research project called The Tsimane Health and Life History Project, Dr. Kaplan has been studying a tribe in Bolivia that are of interest to the
When senior Haley Miller ’17 loads her Chapman University kayak full of research equipment and paddles out into the coastal wetlands of Orange County, she marvels at the contrast between her quiet world and the bustling highway nearby. “It’s really peaceful. You see the cars that drive by the overpass and you think about all
Chapman University’s Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies is launching an ePrize, or “education Prize,” to foster collaboration among local districts and charter schools around innovations that improve educational outcomes for underserved students in Orange County. The inaugural prize will be awarded on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Attallah College’s free and public Roundtable
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,
That smiling face on the Angel Stadium scoreboard Sept. 20 was Chapman University’s Victoria Carty, Ph.D., an associate professor of sociology in the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Carty was honored before the game as a Wells Fargo Home Run Hero for her work with Higher Ground, an Anaheim nonprofit that provides
Chapman University has announced a $21 million gift from the W. M. Keck Foundation for enhancement and elevation of Chapman’s science and engineering programs. The gift names the University’s soon-to-be completed science building on its main campus – The Keck Center for Science and Engineering.
The hurricanes keep coming, along with heartbreaking images of lives, homes and communities destroyed. So it’s understandable that well-meaning people feel compelled to launch a clothing drive, collect shoes or zoom down to the flooded communities to help the people who’ve lost everything in the storms. But don’t do it. At least not yet, say