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2017-18 Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Science professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2017 Faculty Research Expo

October 12, 2017 by | Events

Wondering what kinds of hands-on research experiences science faculty offer students? Are you a Chapman undergraduate looking to participate in scientific research? Check out the descriptions below and then contact the professor to inquire about open opportunities. Last week marked the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week (DRAW) hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), and many

Summer Internship: Computer Science major Christina Berardi interns at Hewlett-Packard Enterprises

August 9, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Diligent is an understatement when used to describe Christina Berardi. A rising junior who is planning to major in Computer Science and minor in Business Analytics at Chapman’s Schmid College, Christina is spending her summer as a Software Development Intern for Hewlett-Packard Enterprises. Christina found a passion for computer technologies early on in high school,

Summer Research: Sara Siwiecki spends summer at Yale connecting biological, physical, and engineering sciences

August 2, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Meet Sara Siwiecki, a rising senior who is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology with a biophysics minor. If you haven’t seen her around campus, you haven’t been looking. Sara not only helps with hagfish research with Professor Fudge, but she is also a member of the Schmid Student Leadership Council, a Supplemental Instruction Leader

Summer Research: Vidal Arroyo Studies Pediatric Cancer Epidemiology at Baylor College of Medicine

July 28, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Summer research projects aren’t uncommon for students in Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, but being accepted into every REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program that you apply to is. Vidal Arroyo, a third year biochemistry and molecular biology major, can proudly say that he did. After applying to over 30 programs and

Research: Just Do It Biological sciences senior Jessica Rush’s advice after presenting her climate change research this summer in Puerto Rico

July 10, 2017 by | Research

I’m a rising senior double majoring in Biological Sciences and Spanish. Most importantly, I have been a “Swamp Monster” since spring semester of my sophomore year. Being a Swamp Monster means I, along with other undergraduates, work alongside Chapman faculty Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman conducting research in wetland ecology.  It also

Top Honors for Teaching, Scholarship and Academic Support Awarded to Schmid College Faculty and Staff Funk, Dressel awarded Wang-Fradkin Professorships; Moshier receives Valerie Scudder Award; Hunnewell receives Barbara Mulch Award

May 12, 2017 by | News

The 2017 Faculty Honors Convocation was held Friday, May 12 in the Bush Conference Center of Beckman Hall, room 404, and Schmid College faculty were recipients of the highest honors awarded. 2017-2019 Wang-Fradkin Professorships Faculty Research and Development Council and the Provost’s Office selected Dr. Jennifer Funk, professor of biological sciences and director of the Biological Sciences program,

Schmid College Students Take Top Honors at 2017 Campus Leadership Awards Taylor Patti wins Cheverton; Sara Wanous wins Peterson; Taryn Miyake wins Huntington

May 5, 2017 by | News

At the end of each academic year, Dean of Students Jerry Price, Ph.D. and his office celebrate remarkable achievements among the Chapman University undergraduate student body at the Campus Leadership Awards. Schmid College students took many honors, including three of the highest: the Ronald M. Huntington Award for Outstanding Scholarship, the Gloria and Julian Peterson

Chapman Food Science Wins Regional College Bowl Competition! Next stop: Las Vegas for nationals

April 19, 2017 by | Research

On Saturday, April 8th, Chapman’s College Bowl team took home the title of Pacific Southwest College Bowl Champion at the regional Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) Pacific Southwest area meeting hosted by Cal Poly Pomona. Four schools (Chapman University, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and Cal State Long Beach) competed

Scientists Should Advocate for Research Funding

March 23, 2017 by | Research

Last week, President Donald Trump revealed his first budget proposal which would cut funding for several science agencies.  Budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would experience the largest cuts, roughly 18-30%.  While these cuts are extreme, non-defense spending on research and development has been declining steadily since

With the AIMed Conference, Schmid and CHOC’s Relationship Grows Deeper December's conference is just another example of the two institutions rich collaboration.

January 20, 2017 by | Research

The Children’s Hospital of Orange County, or CHOC as its more commonly known in the local area, is approximately 1.7 miles away from Schmid College’s main hub in Hashinger Science Center on Chapman’s main campus . The two institutions’ relationship is much deeper than just geographic proximity though, and for the last several years CHOC