Environmental Science & Policy Students Lobby in Washington D.C.

January 30, 2017 by | News

What better way to get hands-on policy experience than to go to our nation’s capital and lobby members of Congress for a proposed carbon fee and dividend legislation! Thanks to Student Government Association funding, Citizens’ Climate Lobby , and support from Schmid College faculty and staff, five Chapman students were able to go to Washington

Simple Science: “Burning” Money through Chemistry! Dr. Jerry LaRue shows us the chemistry behind a fun magic trick.

January 10, 2017 by | Student Focus

Did you know that Chapman recently broke ground on its most innovative building to date? The 140,000 square-foot Center for Science and Technology is the manifestation of Chapman’s ongoing commitment to scientific advancement and discovery. Get your future Panthers in the scientific spirit with this engaging and silly experiment, recommended by Chapman’s own Dr. Jerry LaRue, head

Renewable plastic made from Mother Nature By Brenda Hernandez, MS in Food Science student

December 2, 2016 by | Student Author

Plastic Pollution Currently, the average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic every year…that is enough to circle the earth four times. Keep in mind that the circumference of the earth is 24,901 miles- yikes! Plastic constitutes approximately 90% off all the trash floating on the ocean’s surface, which can kill marine mammals.

Not so Vanilla: Could Genetically Modified Vanilla be the New Normal? by Leandra Filiaci. MS in Food Science student

November 15, 2016 by | Student Author

With summer ending and the leaves changing color, the countdown to our cherished fall holidays begin. Halloween just ended and Thanksgiving Break is right around the corner; this mixture of holidays and cooler weather creates a more comfortable and relaxed ambiance–an ambiance of familiar fall flavors–from pies and turkeys, to baked goods and spice-flavored drinks.

CRISPR-Cas9: the biological Photoshop® and GMO food regulation loophole By Tara A. Okuma, MS in Food Science student

November 7, 2016 by | Student Author

Avid Photoshop® users know how to nip, tuck, add, remove, and edit whatever they desire in photos. Edited and enhanced photos can be commonly seen throughout fashion magazines, but editing photos doesn’t change who the person is. Does it? The perceived body may be changed and skin blemishes may miraculously disappear thanks to Photoshop® but