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Off to Yale with a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Alumni Spotlight: Sara Siwiecki '18

April 22, 2019 by | News

Congratulations to biochemistry and molecular biology alumna Sara Siwiecki ’18 who was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship will support Sara as she starts in the Ph.D. program in biochemistry, biophysics, quantitative biology, and structural biology at Yale University this upcoming fall. “I would like to thank Dr. Fudge for all his

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,

Schmid College 2019 Graduates What you need to know about Graduation!

March 26, 2019 by | News

Schmid College Graduating Class of 2019! The Chapman Commencement weekend will be one you’ll remember for years to come. We’re excited to have all Chapman graduating students together on Wilson Field at Closing Convocation on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 7 p.m. Closing Convocation will honor your achievements and celebrate the work you’ve done in your

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

Leonardo Eifert ’13 Chess Tournament Inspires New Chess Club

December 12, 2018 by | News

On Friday, November 16, 2018 students, faculty, friends and alumni gathered to play chess in honor of beloved mathematics major Leonardo Eifert ’13 who passed away due to post-surgery complications in 2015. Also in attendance were students from the chess teams at Beckman High School and University High School. The proceeds from this annual tournament supports

Announcing the 2017-18 Schmid Student Leadership Council

September 12, 2017 by | News

Schmid College is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Schmid Student Leadership Council (SSLC)! The SSLC is a select group of Schmid College undergraduate and graduate students who serve as leaders and ambassadors for Schmid College of Science and Technology, as well as advisors to the Dean’s office and the faculty of Schmid College. “This is