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Introducing the Grand Challenges Initiative An innovative educational program launching fall 2017 at Schmid College

October 27, 2016 by Andrew Lyon | News

When I reflect upon being a scientist, three words come to mind: fascination, frustration, and exhilaration. A scientist’s fascination comes from the wonder of trying to understand and decipher the vast complexity of the world around us. Frustration creeps in as we discover how challenging that complexity is, and how unsophisticated some of our scientific

Becoming a Machine Learning Scientist Dr. Erik Linstead shares his journey with Experian Consumer Services at its "Creating a Better Tomorrow" event

October 20, 2016 by | News

Thanks to a strong partnership with Experian Consumer Services and its president, Guy Abramo, Schmid College’s Director of Computer Science Undergraduate Programs and the Machine Learning and Assistive Technology Laboratory (MLAT Lab), Erik Linstead, lead a talk about his path to becoming a machine learning expert (geek) with 200+ Experian employees a recent company event

Students in Cancer Biology Class Get a Lesson from Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

October 17, 2016 by | News

Last Thursday, Chapman University’s Biology of Cancer class hosted Lupe Romero, a nearly 5-year pancreatic cancer survivor, and Roberta Luna, a 14-year pancreatic cancer survivor. The women generously shared their highly personal experiences with pancreatic cancer to the room of approximately 25 upperclass biochemistry and molecular biology majors and biological sciences majors. Most of the

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 College

Center for Science and Technology Construction Site Tour

August 12, 2016 by | News

Kris Olsen and Kati Bye from Chapman University’s Campus Planning department joined Abacus Project Management, Inc.’s Sam Yacob to give the Schmid College of Science and Technology’s Dean’s office faculty and staff a tour of the Center for Science and Technology construction site. Scheduled for completion in fall 2018, the center will be the largest

Chapman Students Discover Something Hot Environmental science and policy students compete in the Dept. of Energy's Geothermal Design Challenge

July 11, 2016 by | News

A Chapman University team is a finalist in the U.S. Department of Energy, Center for Advanced Energy Studies, and Idaho National Laboratory’s Geothermal Design Challenge! Team Orange Magma consists of two students – Kyvan Elep ’17 and Lotus Thai ’17. Kyvan is an Environmental Science & Policy major with a minor in Secondary Education and

Announcing the 2016-17 Schmid Student Leadership Council

June 1, 2016 by | News

Schmid College is pleased to announce the 2016-17 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 an

Law Professor Thomas Bell, Esq. Joins Schmid Students To Discuss Intellectual Property Law When it comes to software and technology law, the answer to your question is probably "It Depends."

November 24, 2015 by | News

In the computer age, being somewhat law savvy is almost as important as understanding basic HTML – you don’t need to have a law degree but the importance in knowing what’s protected when creating software applications can be incredibly important in the fast growing world of technology. On Wednesday, November 18th, Schmid College of Science

Machine Learning & Assistive Technology (MLAT) Lab Opens With Reception After opening in January, Faculty, Staff, Students and Donors join for presentation and celebration

October 1, 2015 by | News

Chapman University’s Machine Learning & Assistive Technology (MLAT) Lab was only just founded in January of 2015, but the work coming out of it is already proving to be not just useful, but important. The goal, ultimately, of the MLAT Lab has been to provide a formal organization for researchers at Chapman who are dedicated to