Schmid College Faculty Receive Top Honors for Teaching and Scholarship Buniy awarded Wang-Fradkin Professorship; deBruyn, Keller receive Valerie Scudder Award

May 16, 2016 by | Faculty

The Junior Wang-Fradkin Professorship, Chapman University’s highest faculty award in recognition of exceptional merit in scholarly or creative activity Wang-Fradkin Professorships, was awarded to Roman Buniy, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics, at the 21st Annual Chapman University Faculty Honors Convocation, held Friday, May 13, in the George H.W. Bush Conference Center. The Junior Wang-Fradkin Professorship is

Rice 360° Director Rebecca Richards-Kortum to Deliver Schmid College Commencement Address Rice 360° is a research and education institute that promotes the design and dissemination of appropriate health technologies with the goal of improving health and reducing poverty.

May 12, 2016 by | Events

We are very pleased to announce Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.,director of Rice 360°:Institute for Global Health Technologies and esteemed professor at Rice University, will deliver the keynote address for this year’s Schmid College of Science and Technology Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 22 at 4:00 p.m. on Wilson Field. Rebecca Richards-Kortum is the Malcom Gillis University Professor and Professor of Bioengineering

Inaugural Program Honors and Capstone Conference Showcases The Brilliance of the Class of 2016 The conference featured knowledge that could have "potential impact locally, globally, and individually"

May 11, 2016 by | Events

On Saturday, May 7th, the Schmid College of Science and Technology hosted its inaugural Program Honors & Capstone Conference. The event served as an opportunity for Schmid honors students to present their research to faculty, staff, peers and the public in a conference style setting that featured over 25 speakers and a formal breakfast. “It

Celebrating Dr. Virginia Carson

May 5, 2016 by | Faculty

On April 19 Chapman University leadership, faculty, staff, friends and family, and over 20 alumni from four decades came back to campus to celebrate Dr. Virginia Carson’s retirement. Dr. Carson wore many hats during her 45 years at Chapman including Professor of Biological Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, former dean of

Interdisciplianry Breakthroughs: 3D Printing of Functioning Bone and Tissue Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

March 21, 2016 by Bailey Jones | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of the term asked students to: Research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below

Science vs. Conventional Wisdom: Stretching Before Exercise Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

March 14, 2016 by Dain Miller | Student Author

Throughout the year, we publish essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of this term asked students to: research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below is one student’s essay on

Conventional Wisdom v. Science: Knuckle Cracking Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

March 5, 2016 by Kiyoko Nakatsui | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of the term asked students to: Research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below

Conventional Wisdom v. Science: It Does Not Take Seven Years to Digest Chewing Gum Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

February 22, 2016 by Michael Kolinsky | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of the term asked students to: Research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below

Faculty Notes- February 2016 A collection of Schmid College faculty recent paper acceptances and publications, as well as upcoming presentations

February 15, 2016 by | Faculty Notes

Paper Acceptances & Publications Justin Dressel, PhD Journal: Physical Review A Title: Qubit measurement error from coupling with a detuned neighbor in circuit QED Authors: M. Khezri, J. Dressel, A. N. Korotkov Collaborations: UC Riverside, Chapman U Published: 11/5/2015 Abstract: In modern circuit QED architectures, superconducting transmon qubits are measurement via the state-dependent phase and

What Tutoring is and What Tutoring is not.

February 9, 2016 by | Faculty

Tutoring is probably one of the oldest teaching methods. In ancient Greece, in the time of Plato and Socrates, the children of the wealthy were educated individually or in small groups by masters or tutors. During the Middle Ages the children of nobles and the wealthy continued receiving their education from tutors. When more formalized