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

April 21, 2015 by | News

Over 40 teams from four different universities will compete in the third annual Autism App Jam at Chapman University on Friday, April 24. The event challenges participants to collaborate and develop functional apps to assist individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Creativity and innovation are to be expected at this year’s competition, if

FOODucation: A Workshop for Girls Inc!

April 19, 2015 by | News

On Saturday April 11th, Chapman’s Food Science Program had the pleasure of hosting an interactive educational experience for Girls Inc! High school students from different regions of Orange County were brought to Chapman University to learn about Food Science, thanks to the collaboration between FSNSA and Girls Inc. female leaders Christie Pearce, Amanda Perl and

Schmid College Alumna Wins NSF Competition

April 17, 2015 by | News

In a big year for Schmid College students participating in the National Science Foundation Fellowship competition, alumna Elizabeth Berrigan ’14 was among the few awarded the prestigious grant. NSF bestowed the grants to only the top 7% of applicants from an already elite pool. Berrigan, who double-majored in Physics and Biochemistry at Schmid College, said she

Schmid Students Receive Honors at Fellowship Competition

April 16, 2015 by | News

Schmid College saw its current students and alumni alike receive prestigious distinctions at the 2015 National Science Foundation Research Graduate Fellowship competition. Of over 16,000 applicants vying for grants to fund their research, only 2,000 received awards. 

Food Industry Networking Night – Spring 2015

April 15, 2015 by | News

Chapman University’s Food Science Graduate Program hosted its 4th Annual Food Industry Networking night on April 1, 2015.  This year’s event, co-hosted by first year students Emma Gottschall and Alex Hoang, saw over 110 food industry professionals, alumni and current students exchange ideas, reconnect with professors and colleagues, and, of course swap business cards!  Year

Food Chains: Human Rights and the Fair Food Program

April 14, 2015 by | News

Last month OCFAC joined with Chapman University’s Food Science and Nutrition Student Association to host a thought-provoking film and panel presentation attended by over 50 individuals. The film Food Chains was centerpiece, a 2014 documentary profiling the successful effort of Florida farm workers to gain basic wages and safer working conditions from some of the world’s largest supermarket and

April 20: Sigma Xi Lecture “Experimental Investigations of the Origin and Early Evolution of Life”

April 3, 2015 by | News

Monday, April 20, Schmid College hosts Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Nicholas Hud for his lecture “Experimental Investigations of the Origin and Early Evolution of Life” from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Argyros Forum Student Ballroom, (AF 119A). This lecture is free and open to the public. Lecture Description The principles of evolution are extremely

World Water Day and Your Backyard

March 22, 2015 by | News

World Water Day was first established in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly. Designating March 22 of every year to water, this year’s theme for World Water day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development,’ celebrating how water is linked to all areas of our lives. Particularly in the southern California region water has been a hot

Science Forum: Earth in Context with Dr. Anne Egger

March 11, 2015 by | News

  March 18 2015, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Chapman University,  Argyros Forum Student Ballroom, AF 119A   Our global society faces a number of challenges including adapting to climate change, assuring the availability of freshwater, and managing our energy resources wisely, all of which require a robust understanding of the intersection between Earth science

College Bowl Team for the Regional Win!

March 5, 2015 by | News

Once again, Chapman University’s food science students reign as the Mountain West region’s champions of Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) College Bowl. Next stop: Chicago for the National Competition at the IFT Annual Meeting! The team just returned from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where they competed this weekend and won the regional competition. Next they