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

Announcing the 2016-17 Schmid Student Leadership Council

June 1, 2016 by | News

Schmid College is pleased to announce the 2016-17 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 an

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