2017-18 Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Science professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2017 Faculty Research Expo

October 12, 2017 by | Events

Wondering what kinds of hands-on research experiences science faculty offer students? Are you a Chapman undergraduate looking to participate in scientific research? Check out the descriptions below and then contact the professor to inquire about open opportunities. Last week marked the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week (DRAW) hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), and many

Grand Challenges Initiative Hosts Inaugural Networking Event Science students begin building their first professional network

September 20, 2017 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

Last Friday, Schmid College hosted its inaugural Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) Networking Event, where first-year students in the GCI spent the morning making connections with industry professionals and science professors in an effort to begin building their first professional network and necessary professional skills. Nearly 80 GCI students, science professors and industry professionals attended Friday’s

Announcing the 2017-18 Schmid Student Leadership Council

September 12, 2017 by | News

Schmid College is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Schmid Student Leadership Council (SSLC)! The SSLC is a select group of Schmid College undergraduate and graduate students who serve as leaders and ambassadors for Schmid College of Science and Technology, as well as advisors to the Dean’s office and the faculty of Schmid College. “This is

Science on Tap Returns For The 2017-2018 Season Starting September 12th, Dean Andrew Lyon and Science on Tap returns to Provisions Market in the Orange Circle

September 1, 2017 by | News

On September 12th, Science on Tap returns for its third season. With Provisions Market again playing host for Schmid College’s science discussion series, Dean Andrew Lyon will sit down with different guests to cover a variety of different topics while sipping on craft beers and gourmet coffees. The 2017-2018 lineup will consist of seven different

Summer Internship: Computer Science major Christina Berardi interns at Hewlett-Packard Enterprises

August 9, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Diligent is an understatement when used to describe Christina Berardi. A rising junior who is planning to major in Computer Science and minor in Business Analytics at Chapman’s Schmid College, Christina is spending her summer as a Software Development Intern for Hewlett-Packard Enterprises. Christina found a passion for computer technologies early on in high school,

Summer Research: Sara Siwiecki spends summer at Yale connecting biological, physical, and engineering sciences

August 2, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Meet Sara Siwiecki, a rising senior who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology with a biophysics minor. If you haven’t seen her around campus, you haven’t been looking. Sara not only helps with hagfish research with Professor Fudge, but she is also a member of the Schmid Student Leadership Council, a Supplemental Instruction Leader

Summer Research: Vidal Arroyo Studies Pediatric Cancer Epidemiology at Baylor College of Medicine

July 28, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Summer research projects aren’t uncommon for students in Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, but being accepted into every REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program that you apply to is. Vidal Arroyo, a third year biochemistry and molecular biology major, can proudly say that he did. After applying to over 30 programs and

Research: Just Do It Biological sciences senior Jessica Rush’s advice after presenting her climate change research this summer in Puerto Rico

July 10, 2017 by | Research

I’m a rising senior double majoring in Biological Sciences and Spanish. Most importantly, I have been a “Swamp Monster” since spring semester of my sophomore year. Being a Swamp Monster means I, along with other undergraduates, work alongside Chapman faculty Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman conducting research in wetland ecology.  It also

“To whom much is given, much is expected” Triple Physics, Math and Spanish Major Taylor Lee Patti's Cheverton Speech from 2017 Closing Convocation

May 25, 2017 by Taylor Lee Patti | News

2017 Cheverton Trophy winner Taylor Lee Patti delivered the following speech at the 2017 Closing Convocation ceremony held the evening of Friday, May 19, 2017 on Wilson Field. I’d like to start off by thanking all of the aunts and uncles who helped raise me and all of the Chapman faculty and staff who helped