The Return of ChapmanU Science On Tap After a successful run of speakers in the Fall, ChapmanU Science On Tap returns to Provisions Market for three more discussions in the Spring.

January 25, 2016 by | Events

You walk into Provision Market in the Orange Circle and immediately you’re hit with a dozen different scents. The sweet aromas of coffee, hops, sandwiches and meat and cheese plates fill the air. And sitting attentively on stools and benches are people ready to learn and be entertained. They sip on their beverages and munch

Justin Dressel: Grainy Digital Photographs

January 20, 2016 by | Professor

Dr. Justin Dressel, assistant professor of physics at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, was recently featured on WAMC’s The Academic Minute explaining, “how quantum physics has a lot to do with what shows up on your screen.” If you missed the live broadcast of Dressel’s The Academic Minute, its audio & transcript can be found

Edible Food Packaging Food for thought and packaging

January 19, 2016 by | Student Author

Imagine walking into a grocery store where everything is wrapped in edible skins, with no other packaging. You would be able to eat your ice cream or protein bar right off the shelf, its package or wrapper included! Think biodegradable skins and shells like those of fruits (coconuts, bananas, apples, etc.). Would you be afraid

Law Professor Thomas Bell, Esq. Joins Schmid Students To Discuss Intellectual Property Law When it comes to software and technology law, the answer to your question is probably "It Depends."

November 24, 2015 by | News

In the computer age, being somewhat law savvy is almost as important as understanding basic HTML – you don’t need to have a law degree but the importance in knowing what’s protected when creating software applications can be incredibly important in the fast growing world of technology. On Wednesday, November 18th, Schmid College of Science

Apples of the Future: The Argument for Genetically Modified Apples The so-called "franken-fruit" known as the Arctic apple could last longer and have a positive impact on environmental waste.

November 23, 2015 by Tara Okuma | Student Author

First it’s Thanksgiving. And then there’s an entire month of holiday parties and dinners. At the center of many of them will be pie – either pumpkin or apple. It seems only fitting then that Food Science student Tara Okuma weighs in on Southern California’s apple picking season and the process of creating drought-tolerant apples.  Fall season brings about colder weather,

Schmid College Faculty Invite Students for Research Opportunities The 2015 OURCA Faculty Research Expo

November 20, 2015 by | Research

Chapman University faculty showcased its scholarly and creative research last week at the Fifth Annual Faculty Research Expo hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Seven of Chapman’s nine schools and colleges presented opportunities for students to study in their desired fields. The event was open to students interested in researching with

Science Blender: Interdisciplinary Breakthrough Creates A World in Higher Decibels

November 19, 2015 by Melinda Sherrill | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . For the second paper this term, students were asked to investigate an “interdisciplinary breakthrough”.  Below is one student’s writing on the topic. At around the age of 10, I knew something was wrong. With eyes bulging like a newborn pug, I remember

Science Blender: Interdisciplinary Breakthrough at Stonehenge

November 13, 2015 by Liliana Dawidoff | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . For the second paper this term, students were asked to investigate an “interdisciplinary breakthrough”.  Below is one student’s writing on the topic. For four years, the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has been underway, surveying the area, over four square miles, surrounding Stonehenge.

Mike Nemerouf’s Journey From The Army To Chapman University The Math Major discusses his time overseas and how his work as an interrogator informed his decision to come to Chapman.

November 11, 2015 by | Student Focus

If you ran into Mike Nemerouf on campus, you’d likely remember him. He’s tall, a bit older than your standard undergraduate student, and a genuinely warm presence. His positivity and embrace of life are pretty apparent right off the bat, but his story of coming from nine years in the Army into Chapman for math and