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Justin Dressel: Grainy Digital Photographs

January 20, 2016 by | Professor

Dr. Justin Dressel, assistant professor of physics at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, was recently featured on WAMC’s The Academic Minute explaining, “how quantum physics has a lot to do with what shows up on your screen.” If you missed the live broadcast of Dressel’s The Academic Minute, its audio & transcript can be found

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

Schmid College Faculty Invite Students for Research Opportunities The 2015 OURCA Faculty Research Expo

November 20, 2015 by | Research

Chapman University faculty showcased its scholarly and creative research last week at the Fifth Annual Faculty Research Expo hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Seven of Chapman’s nine schools and colleges presented opportunities for students to study in their desired fields. The event was open to students interested in researching with

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

Funk Lab in Irvine

April 3, 2015 by | Research

Starting at the beginning of spring semester on Wednesday and Friday mornings, I would head out to the University of California at Irvine’s Extension Center near the Great Park. At this site, I have been working with Dr. Jennifer Funk and her lab technician, Julie Larson, on a project assessing how water availability influences leaf

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

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

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 Beauty and Ecological Benefits of Legumes

February 27, 2015 by | Events

The February 25 soiree, “ An Illuminating Look at Legumes ”, hosted by Leatherby Libraries and Schmid College of Science and Technology was a great success! The stunning artist renderings in the library showcase the variety of legumes: tiny wildflowers, woody vines and even gigantic trees all fall under the Fabaceae family plant species.

William Wright: predator lobsters, night-diving and undergraduate research

February 12, 2015 by William Wright | Research

This research story starts during my sabbatical leave way back in 2009. I talked two Chapman students — John Berriman ’11 and Daniel Goldstein — into taking a research-diving certification course so that we could go under water at night to present yucchy sea hares to lobsters inside and outside the USC Wrigley Marine Science

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