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Learning Through Harvest Dr. Atamian's Outreach Program teaches students in Orange High School special education class about agriculture

August 22, 2019 by | Faculty

During the spring and summer 2019 Agriculture Outreach program provided hands-on farming experience to 8 Orange High School (OHS) students from the Special Education Department in the class of Mr. Damian Paez. Head of the Agriculture Outreach Program is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D. The goal of this program is to teach

Dr. Gregory Goldsmith Elected an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

April 5, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and the Director of the Grand Challenges Initiative Gregory Goldsmith, Ph.D. was elected as a 2019 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The ESA is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy,

Biological Sciences Faculty Dr. Hagop Atamian Receives Half a Million Dollars in Federal Research Funding

February 20, 2019 by | News

First-year assistant professor of biological sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D., received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to utilize natural resources in agricultural productivity. A plethora of microorganisms in the soil interact with plant roots and help them grow better, and so far

Food Science Faculty Dr. John Miklavcic Granted AOCS Award The Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award

January 14, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Food Science John Miklavcic, Ph.D., has received the Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award given by The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). This award is given out annually to researchers who have completed their Ph.D. within the past 10 years or who are under the age of 36. The award recognizes

Meet the New Dean: Jason Keller, Ph.D. Congratulations to Dr. Keller on being selected as Interim Dean of Schmid College

January 7, 2019 by | News

Chapman University has selected Dr. Jason Keller as the interim dean of the Schmid College of Science and Technology. He replaces Andrew Lyon, Ph.D., who has served as dean of Schmid College for the last four years and has been appointed to lead the University’s new Fowler School of Engineering, as its founding dean. Dr. Keller earned

2017-18 Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Science professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2017 Faculty Research Expo

October 12, 2017 by | Events

Wondering what kinds of hands-on research experiences science faculty offer students? Are you a Chapman undergraduate looking to participate in scientific research? Check out the descriptions below and then contact the professor to inquire about open opportunities. Last week marked the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week (DRAW) hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), and many

Top Honors for Teaching, Scholarship and Academic Support Awarded to Schmid College Faculty and Staff Funk, Dressel awarded Wang-Fradkin Professorships; Moshier receives Valerie Scudder Award; Hunnewell receives Barbara Mulch Award

May 12, 2017 by | News

The 2017 Faculty Honors Convocation was held Friday, May 12 in the Bush Conference Center of Beckman Hall, room 404, and Schmid College faculty were recipients of the highest honors awarded. 2017-2019 Wang-Fradkin Professorships Faculty Research and Development Council and the Provost’s Office selected Dr. Jennifer Funk, professor of biological sciences and director of the Biological Sciences program,

Scientists Should Advocate for Research Funding

March 23, 2017 by | Research

Last week, President Donald Trump revealed his first budget proposal which would cut funding for several science agencies.  Budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would experience the largest cuts, roughly 18-30%.  While these cuts are extreme, non-defense spending on research and development has been declining steadily since

With the AIMed Conference, Schmid and CHOC’s Relationship Grows Deeper December's conference is just another example of the two institutions rich collaboration.

January 20, 2017 by | Research

The Children’s Hospital of Orange County, or CHOC as its more commonly known in the local area, is approximately 1.7 miles away from Schmid College’s main hub in Hashinger Science Center on Chapman’s main campus . The two institutions’ relationship is much deeper than just geographic proximity though, and for the last several years CHOC

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