Chapman’s Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) pushes our first and second-year students to think big about the most challenging issues facing our society. From tackling the issue of microplastics in the ocean, to designing and building an insulin pump with 3D printing, to developing apps to help children with autism, our students work from their very
2017 Cheverton Trophy winner Taylor Lee Patti delivered the following speech at the 2017 Closing Convocation ceremony held the evening of Friday, May 19, 2017 on Wilson Field. I’d like to start off by thanking all of the aunts and uncles who helped raise me and all of the Chapman faculty and staff who helped
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
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.
Elizabeth Berrigan is one of Chapman’s shining stars. Starting this fall she’ll be aiming for a Ph.D. in theoretical physics at State University of New York at Stony Brook. She obtained her first degree from Chapman last May in biochemistry, and her second Chapman degree last December in physics. This semester, she is completing research at MIT and in January,