Mike Paul Hughes – NASA Engineer, Music Producer, Composer, Writer, Inspirational Speaker Chapman University's Student Research Day will feature a keynote address from Mike Paul Hughes

April 19, 2017 by | Profiles

On May 10, Chapman University Student Research Day will feature a keynote address by Mike Paul Hughes, a NASA engineer who has spent the “last two decades [working] in the areas of guidance, navigation and control systems for spacecraft and entry systems.” Hughes’ work is well regarded among his peers, so much so that he “received NASA’s

Faculty Profiles: Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman #SwampMonsters -- Discovering how wetlands interact with climate change.

April 3, 2017 by | Profiles

Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman want to know how wetlands interact with climate change. To find out, they run a fun, innovative research group known as the #SwampMonsters. “It turns out that wetlands play a really important role in regulating the Earth’s climate,” they say. “These ecosystems store an estimated quadrillion pounds of carbon in

Faculty Profile: Dr. Keykavous Parang Dr. Keykavous Parang--Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and Global Affairs in the School of Pharmacy

March 16, 2017 by | Profiles

Dr. Keykavous Parang–Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and Global Affairs in the School of Pharmacy–is especially interested in the areas of medicinal chemistry and drug delivery. “The emphasis of my research lies at the interface between chemistry and biology with specific projects being focused in the fields of organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, nanomedicine,

Faculty Profile: Dr. Kelli Fuery Assistant Professor in Film Studies

March 8, 2017 by | Profiles

Dr. Kelli Fuery, Assistant Professor in Film Studies, is especially interested in film, media, cultural studies, and psychoanalytic theory. “My research has always been interested in how different theories of psychoanalysis and cultural studies can help us think about the experience of looking at or watching images, whether that is time-based–cinema, television, gaming, photography, or painting,”

Student Profile: Robert Shumaker (’17) Winner of the 2016 Isabel Sparks President’s Award for Original Poetry

February 23, 2017 by | Profiles

As a creative writing major at Chapman University, Robert Schumaker (‘17) actively participates in a number of creative endeavors, most recently serving as the editor-in-chief of Calliope, the university’s student art and literary magazine. Robert also writes poetry and has been practicing this craft seriously for the past three years, both in and out of classes.

Student Profile: Kayla Velloso Kayla Velloso is an emerging filmmaker with a passion for documentary films.

January 24, 2017 by | Profiles

Kayla Velloso is an emerging filmmaker with a passion for documentary films. In 2015, she participated in Chapman University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, where she conducted research for a feature length documentary film project entitled Hillbilly. The SURF program offers undergraduate students a unique opportunity to pursue research and creative activity with the