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Grand Challenges Initiative Hosts Inaugural Networking Event Science students begin building their first professional network

September 20, 2017 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

Last Friday, Schmid College hosted its inaugural Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) Networking Event, where first-year students in the GCI spent the morning making connections with industry professionals and science professors in an effort to begin building their first professional network and necessary professional skills. Nearly 80 GCI students, science professors and industry professionals attended Friday’s

Summer Internship: Computer Science major Christina Berardi interns at Hewlett-Packard Enterprises

August 9, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Diligent is an understatement when used to describe Christina Berardi. A rising junior who is planning to major in Computer Science and minor in Business Analytics at Chapman’s Schmid College, Christina is spending her summer as a Software Development Intern for Hewlett-Packard Enterprises. Christina found a passion for computer technologies early on in high school,

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

Contribute to our Solutions – Become a Grand Challenges Advisor Our students need your help – they have some MASSIVE challenges in front of them!

March 6, 2017 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

The Schmid College Grand Challenges Initiative is a student-driven program that develops learners who strive to explore, make connections, seek answers, and solve big problems. Launching in the fall 2017 semester, we will immerse students in small (~5 person) teams composed of individuals from different disciplines, backgrounds, and perspectives. Working together from day one, our

The CoreLogic Machine Learning Challenge Students dive deep into real-world data

February 2, 2017 by | Industry

On January 27, over 30 students came together to apply their machine learning and analytics skills thanks to the corporate sponsorship and data provided by the industry-leading provider of financial, property, and consumer information, as well as a major service provider in the area of business intelligence and analytics, CoreLogic. The initial challenge for the student

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

Food Science Students Receive NAFFS Scholarship Award

September 15, 2016 by | News

For the 10th year in a row, The National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems (NAFFS) has selected Chapman University’s Food Science program to be the beneficiary of scholarship support. This fall, Food Science graduate students Anjali Sarath and Shauna Salcido-Keamo became the latest students to receive NAFFS scholarship awards. To celebrate this honor, Schmid