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Alumni Spotlight: Physician Assistant – Kayla Ferrari ’12

March 4, 2019 by | Alumni

Kayla Ferrari received her bachelors in biological sciences from Chapman in 2012. Following graduation, Kayla went on to graduate school at the University of Southern California. She now works as a physician assistant at Altamed Medical Group in Santa Ana.  During her time at Chapman, Kayla served as president of Global Medical Brigades, was an

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Biological Sciences Faculty Dr. Hagop Atamian Receives Half a Million Dollars in Federal Research Funding

February 20, 2019 by | News

First-year assistant professor of biological sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D., received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to utilize natural resources in agricultural productivity. A plethora of microorganisms in the soil interact with plant roots and help them grow better, and so far

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First Networking Event for Schmid College Proved to be a Huge Success

February 15, 2019 by | Events

On Thursday, February 7th, 2019 Schmid College launched the very first Schmid Networking Event to facilitate professional connections for students across all science disciplines and class levels at Chapman. STEM students, alumni, and faculty came together with 30 STEM professionals from corporations such as Microsoft, CHOC, Cordoba Corporation, and Allergan, to strengthen rapport and further

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Food Science Faculty Dr. John Miklavcic Granted AOCS Award The Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award

January 14, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Food Science John Miklavcic, Ph.D., has received the Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award given by The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). This award is given out annually to researchers who have completed their Ph.D. within the past 10 years or who are under the age of 36. The award recognizes

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Meet the New Dean: Jason Keller, Ph.D. Congratulations to Dr. Keller on being selected as Interim Dean of Schmid College

January 7, 2019 by | News

Chapman University has selected Dr. Jason Keller as the interim dean of the Schmid College of Science and Technology. He replaces Andrew Lyon, Ph.D., who has served as dean of Schmid College for the last four years and has been appointed to lead the University’s new Fowler School of Engineering, as its founding dean. Dr. Keller earned

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Leonardo Eifert ’13 Chess Tournament Inspires New Chess Club

December 12, 2018 by | News

On Friday, November 16, 2018 students, faculty, friends and alumni gathered to play chess in honor of beloved mathematics major Leonardo Eifert ’13 who passed away due to post-surgery complications in 2015. Also in attendance were students from the chess teams at Beckman High School and University High School. The proceeds from this annual tournament supports