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Mapping in Melbourne

September 8, 2015 by | Faculty

In the first weeks of fall semester, the campus is abuzz with talk about what everyone did during the summer, how it sped by, and what adventures they had. For me, the most memorable part of this summer was experiencing winter in July for the first time in my life. I had the privilege of

Science Faculty Honored for Successes in Research Funding

May 8, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, the Chancellor’s Office through the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs recognized faculty who have received external financial support for their work.  The event honored five faculty members in particular who showed tremendous creative activity within their specific fields—three of whom were affiliated with Schmid College . The bestowed grants will

Chapman Hosts 3rd Annual Autism App Jam Public Viewing Fri. 4/24

April 21, 2015 by | News

Over 40 teams from four different universities are competing in this year’s third annual Autism App Jam, which culminates in a Final Judging and Public Viewing event on Friday, April 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Chapman University’s Sandhu Conference Center. According to the Autism App Jam website, it is a “two-week competition where

Radon Concentrations show no definite trend associated with Earthquakes in China

April 20, 2015 by Ramesh Singh | Research

In the last four decades, water and soil radon measurements in earthquake prone areas gave an indication of potential precursor of an earthquake based on short period data. However, at many earthquake prone areas no anomalous radon concentrations were observed. Radon fluctuations prior to L’Aquila earthquake of April 6, 2009, in Italy created lots of

Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

May 29, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. There’s a lot of information out there about healthcare – an estimated 500 petabytes’ worth of data that could hold the key to better diagnoses and even better treatment of everything from Alzheimer’s disease and cancer to diabetes. The question is,

Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Offers ‘Tasteful’ Insight in “Fine Cooking” He might not cook, but Dr. Caporaso's research has taken him everywhere.

September 17, 2010 by | Research

He’s no cook. “I can boil water for pasta,” says Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., food science professor,  Schmid College of Science. But Dr. Caporaso, whose expertise has taken him everywhere from the labs of Baskin-Robbins to the set of MythBusters, is the featured expert in a full-page story on the science of professional food tasting in the

A Taste for the Science of Food Aversions Food Science Professor Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., weighs in on specific food aversions, like those of cilantro or black licorice.

May 19, 2010 by | Faculty

Who knew that cilantro and black licorice are repugnant to some people, while others relish their tang and kick? Food Science professor Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Schmid College of Science, that’s who. So the producers and researchers with the syndicated Dr. Oz Show, which airs locally on FOX 11, asked him to weigh in with his

Professors Head to Harvard, Stanford For a Year Christopher Kim, Ph.D., and Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., offered positions abroad.

May 10, 2010 by | News

Two Chapman science faculty members have been offered prestigious opportunities to spend the next academic year researching at two of the nation’s top universities.  Christopher Kim, Ph.D., will spend the year as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, while Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., has been awarded a fellowship by Stanford University and will be working in

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