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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

April 2015 Nepal Earthquake was an Eye-Opener for the Region The recent 7.8 earthquake destroyed almost half a million buildings in the Himalayan region, home to nearly 900 million people.

October 15, 2015 by Ramesh Singh, PhD | Research

Today we recognize The Great California Shakeout of 2015, on October 15, 2015, at 10:15 a.m., to bring awareness to the importance of earthquake preparedness. Dr. Ramesh P. Singh‘s recent article on the April 2015 Nepal earthquake reminds us how devastating these phenomena can be. The recent earthquake [Magnitude 7.8] of April 25, 2015, occurred at 11:56

Beans: The Magical Fruit As the cooler weather approaches, crock pots will be warming up delicious chili... but let's learn more about the beans in that chili.

September 29, 2015 by A.J. Rafter | Events

With the Chili Cook Off and Homecoming just days away, it seemed appropriate to have Food Science student A.J. Rafter take a crack at analyzing one of the crucial components of any great chili: Beans. Make sure to look at the schedule events for Homecoming weekend, and make sure to RSVP.  Beans, Beans, the magical fruit that

The Numaserver Offers Big Opportunities For Computational and Data Sciences

August 14, 2015 by | News

For Computational and Data Science  faculty and students, the recent acquisition of the Numaserver is important, but the advantages it provides are only just being tapped into. Installed at the end of May, 2015, the Numaserver is still in the experimental phase of its installation. Faculty members and students have just started using the device,

A Summer with NASA’s Student Airborne Research Program

August 11, 2015 by Taylor Krause | Research

I am participating in the Student Airborne Research Program (SARP), which is a program funded by NASA and is targeted toward undergraduates of junior standing (AKA entering their senior year).  It’s a national program that takes place in Southern California, but includes students from all over the US and US territories (we have one girl from Puerto Rico).  There are a total of 32 students participating in the program, with

E-cigarettes, Youth and Retailer Proximity to Schools

May 28, 2015 by | Research

This year I participated as the student leader for Dr. Georgiana Bostean ’s Social Determinants of Health research lab. Over two semesters, we studied the new phenomenon of electronic cigarette use and the potential risks it poses to youth. The research team applied our knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to studying the density

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

April 21, 2015 by | News

Over 40 teams from four different universities are competing in this year’s third annual Autism App Jam, which culminates in a Final Judging and Public Viewing event on Friday, April 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Chapman University’s Sandhu Conference Center. According to the Autism App Jam website, it is a “two-week competition where

Radon Concentrations show no definite trend associated with Earthquakes in China

April 20, 2015 by Ramesh Singh | Research

In the last four decades, water and soil radon measurements in earthquake prone areas gave an indication of potential precursor of an earthquake based on short period data. However, at many earthquake prone areas no anomalous radon concentrations were observed. Radon fluctuations prior to L’Aquila earthquake of April 6, 2009, in Italy created lots of

Alumna Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

April 17, 2015 by | News

In a big year for Schmid College, alumna Elizabeth Berrigan ’14 was among the few awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in Physics and Astronomy – Theoretical Physics. 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 felt Chapman University played a significant

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