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March Research Highlights New alumni publications began as Grand Challenges Initiative projects

March 29, 2024 by | Research

Recent publications by faculty, alumni, and undergraduate students in the Schmid College of Science and Technology demonstrate the breadth of research activity across the college. Richelle Tanner, assistant professor of environmental science and policy, has been awarded a new grant from the Division of Biological Infrastructure at the National Science Foundation. The two-year award, which

February Research Highlights

February 27, 2024 by | Research

There’s an explosion of new research in the month of February from students, postdoctoral scholars and faculty in the Schmid College of Science and Technology. Among the new papers:  Desiree Forsythe, a Grand Challenges Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow, has published a new study in the Journal of Higher Education. Titled Committing to Racial Justice as a

What Can Philosophers and Scientists Learn from One Another? MPP conference explores interdisciplinary connections

February 21, 2024 by | Events

What is the utility of studying philosophy? And what is the purpose of studying it alongside the sciences? These were the questions at the heart of a recent conference held at Schmid College. From January 30 to February 2, “Is Philosophy Useful for the Sciences, And/Or Vice Versa?” brought together philosophers and scientists alike to

January Research Highlights Pilot-wave theory, DNA barcoding, and Schmid research at SICB and SABER

January 23, 2024 by | Research

Scientists and engineers from Schmid College of Science and Technology and the Fowler School of Engineering were on the move once again in January, presenting research at the annual meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) and the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER West).  At SABER West, seven

Biology Education Research Group Presents Research at 8th-Annual SABER West Conference Topics ranged from active learning and study habits to racial identity in STEM

January 22, 2024 by | Research

This past weekend, Assistant Professor of Biology Jeremy Hsu and his lab participated in the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) eighth-annual west-coast conference at the University of California, Irvine. SABER members pursue research that explores theory and methods for improving post-secondary biology education.  Hsu’s team, the Chapman Biology Education Research group

December Research Highlights Strong showing from Schmid at annual AGU conference

December 7, 2023 by | Research

Recent grants, presentations and publications by faculty in the Schmid College of Science and Technology showcase the breadth of research activity across the college. A new training grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture secured by faculty Rosalee Hellberg, Anuradha Prakash and Lilian Senger will provide more than $250,000 to support developing future leaders in

November Research Highlights Quantum gravity, dairy processing, and evapotranspiration

November 9, 2023 by | Research

New publications for faculty in the Schmid College of Science and Technology showcase the breadth and depth of research across the college’s physics, biology education research, environmental science and policy, and food science programs. Jeremy Hsu, an assistant professor of biological sciences, has published new research on “Investigating the Influence of Assessment Question Framing on

Schmid Heads to Portland for National Diversity in STEM Conference

November 1, 2023 by | Events

“The conference was everything I would have benefited from when I was an undergraduate thinking about a future in research. I hope we can bring that experience to Chapman and Schmid so that our students can feel belonging and supported as they journey through their own future plans in STEM.”  This past weekend, three Schmid

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