Scientists Should Advocate for Research Funding

March 23, 2017 by | Research

Last week, President Donald Trump revealed his first budget proposal which would cut funding for several science agencies.  Budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would experience the largest cuts, roughly 18-30%.  While these cuts are extreme, non-defense spending on research and development has been declining steadily since

Convergence in the Sciences Schmid College aims to develop the next generation of outstanding science leaders, scholars

March 15, 2017 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

On Thursday, May 4th, I will have the pleasure of sharing the stage with Professor Georgiana Bostean during Lunch at the Forum hosted by Chapman University’s Town and Gown. I will maintain the feeling of suspense surrounding that event by not revealing too much about our presentation, but it is worth noting that Professor Bostean

Dara Hok ’16 Accepted into Stanford University Ph.D. Program Ranked #3 doctoral study in chemistry and earth sciences program in the nation

March 7, 2017 by | Alumni

The journey to Stanford for Dara Hok ’16 started when he left Cambodia’s bustling capital city Phnom Penh, and came to Chapman in the fall of 2012. He chose Chapman because of its rich “undergraduate research opportunities”, and coming from a graduating class of 32 students, “the smaller faculty to student ratio” was very attractive. As a chemistry and physics

Contribute to our Solutions – Become a Grand Challenges Advisor Our students need your help – they have some MASSIVE challenges in front of them!

March 6, 2017 by | Alumni

The Schmid College Grand Challenges Initiative is a student-driven program that develops learners who strive to explore, make connections, seek answers, and solve big problems. Launching in the fall 2017 semester, we will immerse students in small (~5 person) teams composed of individuals from different disciplines, backgrounds, and perspectives. Working together from day one, our

Keeping Up with Jonathan Woo ’15 “My Chapman education gave me a superb, interdisciplinary foundation to build medical knowledge off of.”

February 2, 2017 by | Alumni

We recently caught up with biochemistry and molecular biology alumnus Jonathan Woo ’15. Jonathan is in his second year of medical school at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine located in his hometown of Honolulu, HI. We asked him a few questions about how Chapman University influenced his getting

Environmental Science & Policy Students Lobby in Washington D.C.

January 30, 2017 by | News

What better way to get hands-on policy experience than to go to our nation’s capital and lobby members of Congress for a proposed carbon fee and dividend legislation! Thanks to Student Government Association funding, Citizens’ Climate Lobby , and support from Schmid College faculty and staff, five Chapman students were able to go to Washington