One Chapman College Graduate and the Apollo Space Program Alumnus Cal (Collins) Roe '62

September 8, 2016 by | Alumni

Cal (Collins) Roe grew up in Burbank, CA, where he graduated high school and studied engineering at a local community college. Following his then-girlfriend’s example, Roe enrolled in chemistry classes and then decided to join his girlfriend at Chapman College to study the chemistry of plastic materials – a decision that would set the pace of the rest of his career. Pursuing plastics

Center for Science and Technology Construction Site Tour

August 12, 2016 by | News

Kris Olsen and Kati Bye from Chapman University’s Campus Planning department joined Abacus Project Management, Inc.’s Sam Yacob to give the Schmid College of Science and Technology’s Dean’s office faculty and staff a tour of the Center for Science and Technology construction site. Scheduled for completion in fall 2018, the center will be the largest

Chapman Students Discover Something Hot Environmental science and policy students compete in the Dept. of Energy's Geothermal Design Challenge

July 11, 2016 by | News

A Chapman University team is a finalist in the U.S. Department of Energy, Center for Advanced Energy Studies, and Idaho National Laboratory’s Geothermal Design Challenge! Team Orange Magma consists of two students – Kyvan Elep ’17 and Lotus Thai ’17. Kyvan is an Environmental Science & Policy major with a minor in Secondary Education and

Simple Science: Making Your Own Summer Putty Dean Andrew Lyon offers an easy experiment to make with your kids this summer

July 7, 2016 by | Dean

Did you know that Chapman recently broke ground on its largest and most audacious building to date? The 140,000 square-foot Center for Science and Technology is the manifestation of Chapman’s ongoing commitment to scientific advancement and discovery. Get your future Panthers in the scientific spirit with this engaging and silly experiment, recommended by Chapman’s own

Experiencing the Mappiest Place on Earth Faculty and students attend ESRI User Conference, the world’s largest gathering of GIS professionals

July 7, 2016 by | Research

An urban planner, a geographer, and a sociologist walk into a bar. No, it’s not the beginning of a bad joke—it’s just another day at the world’s largest gathering of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) professionals, the ESRI User Conference held annually in San Diego, CA. This conference may be the “mappiest place on Earth,” bringing together

To Burgeoning Scientists: Build Ladders of Success with Courage, Persistence, and Imagination

June 24, 2016 by Rebecca Richards-Kortum | Events

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., director of Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health Technologies and esteemed professor at Rice University, delivered the keynote address to Schmid College’s class of 2016 at this year’s Commencement ceremony on May 22. Below is the much-requested transcript of her inspirational address, edited for publication on this blog. As Chapman University graduates, you made it to the

Leonardo Eifert’s ’13 Memory Lives On At Chapman in a chess tournament and scholarship fundraising campaign

June 4, 2016 by | Student Focus

On December 5, 2015, Chapman alumnus Leonardo Eifert ’13 passed away due to post-surgery complications. Leonardo was a beloved mathematics major and physics minor who was well known about campus for his friendliness, compassion for others, and patience. We like to imagine that he is teaching and learning somewhere else now, with access to answers