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Biological Sciences Student Receives 2nd Place Award in USPROC’s Introductory Statistics Class Project Competition Congratulations Nathan Mermilliod!

November 4, 2022 by | Research

Congratulations Nathan Mermilliod ’24 for winning 2nd Prize in the Undergraduate Statistics Project Competition’s (USPROC) Spring 2022 Introductory Statistics Class Project competition with his project titled “Women’s Chess Titles: The Unanticipated Effects Of Institutional Intervention On Female Participation In Competitive Chess.” This competition was sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Consortium for Advancement

Student Recap of the NSF IRES Experience Morgan Grimes '22 reflects on her time in Sweden

October 31, 2022 by | Summer Research

This past summer, biological sciences and chemistry double major Morgan Grimes ’22 traveled to Stockholm, Sweden for the National Science Foundation International Research Experiences for Students (NSF IRES) under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Jerry LaRue. The NSF IRES: Chapman–Stockholm International Research Experience in Heterogeneous Catalysis is a 10-week summer research experience in Stockholm,

Student Teams in Grand Challenges Initiative Collaborate with Johnson and Johnson Thomas Ogawa '24, Yuna Kim ’24, Dominic Carosso ’24, and Alan Lu '24 develop a smart pillbox

September 12, 2022 by | News

At first glance, making a new and improved pillbox does not sound that difficult. But what if that pillbox needs to be tamperproof and capable of dispensing multiple pills at specific times on specific days? “Turns out that once you start to think about the design requirements, it is not so simple,” noted computer science

Schmid Students Awarded Outstanding Poster Award at SoCal Chemistry Research Symposium Congratulations Mo Hijazi '24 and Leah Zahn '23!

September 1, 2022 by | Research

Chapman University students Mo Hijazi ’24 and Leah Zahn ’23 were recently awarded the Outstanding Poster Award at the SoCal Chemistry Research Symposium hosted by the University of California, Irvine on Friday, August 12. Due to the pandemic, the conference was held virtually. Mo Hijazi, Junior Biological Sciences major, presented his poster on his research

Simon STEM Scholar Shares Research Experience Ricardo Espinoza Hernandez '23 shares his REU experience as a Simon Scholar

July 14, 2022 by | Research

Simon Scholar Ricardo Espinoza Hernandez, a rising senior biology major, is currently working at the University of Iowa as a part of their REU program. Ricardo answered questions for fellow students interested in pursuing research, shared his research experience, as well as his experience as a Simon Scholar,  and what that means to his undergraduate

GCI Team at Wildland Fire Conference Study documents changes in number of people living at the Wildland-Urban Interface

June 22, 2022 by | Research

A team of science and engineering students that recently finished participating in the Grand Challenges Initiative has presented their results at the 2022 Fire and Climate Conference organized by the International Association of Wildland Fire. Jessica Viner, Slade Laszewski, and Wesley Ho led the project with fellow students Justin Ewoldt, Pionnah Gregorio, and Liz Lyon.

Chapman Students Present at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC)

June 2, 2022 by | Research

Four Chapman University students presented their research at the 45th annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC) at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California. WCBSURC is among the oldest, intercollegiate conferences of its kind in the nation and has been attended by students and faculty representing 193 institutions in 37 states

2022 Schmid College SURF Fellows Congratulations to the 2022 SURF Fellowship Recipients!

May 2, 2022 by | Summer Research

Congratulations to our 2022 Schmid College SURF Fellows! Every year, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence reviews applicants for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), a paid, 8-week long program dedicated to student research and creative projects. 2022 SURF Fellows Sarah Connolly Major: Chemistry Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christopher Kim Research: Effect of Particle Size on Arsenic

Dr. Jordan’s Theory of Weak Value Amplification Plays Key Role in Boosting Precision Optics

December 6, 2021 by | Research

Co-director of the Institute for Quantum Studies Dr. Andrew Jordan’s theory of weak value amplification with waveguides inspired a breakthrough in the development of a device that is a more sensitive, robust and compact platform for measuring optical phase. In partnership with researchers from the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, the device

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