Congratulations to Sanika Pandit ’21, who was recently awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP)! The NSF GRFP recognizes graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and math who are pursuing further education in masters and doctoral programs. The fellows receive opportunities for international research and professional development, as well as an annual
Rosita Saul ‘20 graduated with a B.S. in biological sciences and a minor in Holocaust history. During her time at Chapman, Saul was greatly involved around campus, where she was a member of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), a child life volunteer at UCI Health, a volunteer at Higher Ground, a tutor at the
After visiting a sports medicine doctor in high school, Rachel Isaacs ’18 (M.S. ’19) was inspired to pursue a career as a physician. Entering college at Chapman as a biological sciences major, Rachel wasn’t planning to participate in research as an undergraduate because she was worried about the additional time commitment with her already full
To kick-off Homecoming Weekend, Schmid College Distinguished Alumni recipient Dr. Ryan Van Ramshorst and his wife, Christine Van Ramshorst, sat with Schmid students on the McCardle Steps to have a real conversation about the medical profession and maintaining a work-life balance. Dr. Ryan Van Ramshorst graduated from Chapman in 2006 and went on to medical
Biological sciences alumna, Harmanpreet Bhatti ’17, entered Chapman planning to pursue a career in forensic medicine or pathology. Looking to gain more research experience, she found Dr. Georgiana Bostean’s Social Determinants of Health Research Laboratory. Joining Dr. Bostean’s laboratory ended up changing her outlook and career path. “What I didn’t realize was how ill-informed I was about
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
Stephen Neil received his bachelors in biological sciences from Chapman in 2016. Following graduation, Stephen worked for a year as a lab technician at Largen Inc. before moving to Thermo Fisher Scientific. During his time at Chapman, Stephen served as captain of the men’s water polo team and was a member of the Greek organization
Just one year ago, I couldn’t have imagined the roller-coaster research on algal blooms would take me on. My name is Joselyn Aceves, and I am a recent Chapman graduate. I graduated this past May 2016 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and minor in Environmental Sciences. This whole idea of studying harmful algal blooms
Alumnus Dor Shoshan and his family have much to celebrate. Dor graduated with honors in May from Chapman University’s Biological Sciences program. He received both the Outstanding Senior Award in Biological Science as well as the Ronald M. Huntington Award for Outstanding Scholarship representing the graduating senior with the most distinguished record of academic scholarship.
Schmid College saw its current students and alumni alike receive prestigious distinctions for the 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Of over 16,000 applicants vying for grants to fund their research, only 2,000 received awards.