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Apples of the Future: The Argument for Genetically Modified Apples The so-called "franken-fruit" known as the Arctic apple could last longer and have a positive impact on environmental waste.

November 23, 2015 by Tara Okuma | Student Author

First it’s Thanksgiving. And then there’s an entire month of holiday parties and dinners. At the center of many of them will be pie – either pumpkin or apple. It seems only fitting then that Food Science student Tara Okuma weighs in on Southern California’s apple picking season and the process of creating drought-tolerant apples.  Fall season brings about

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Science Blender | Interdisciplinary Breakthrough Creates A World in Higher Decibels Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

November 19, 2015 by Melinda Sherrill | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . For the second paper this term, students were asked to investigate an “interdisciplinary breakthrough”.  Below is one student’s essay on the topic. At around the age of 10, I knew something was wrong. With eyes bulging like a newborn pug, I remember

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Science Blender | Interdisciplinary Breakthrough at Stonehenge Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

November 13, 2015 by Liliana Dawidoff | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . For the second paper this term, students were asked to investigate an “interdisciplinary breakthrough”.  Below is one student’s essay on the topic. For four years, the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has been underway, surveying the area, over four square miles, surrounding Stonehenge.

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Mike Nemerouf’s Journey From The Army To Chapman University The Math Major discusses his time overseas and how his work as an interrogator informed his decision to come to Chapman.

November 11, 2015 by | Student Focus

If you ran into Mike Nemerouf on campus, you’d likely remember him. He’s tall, a bit older than your standard undergraduate student, and a genuinely warm presence. His positivity and embrace of life are pretty apparent right off the bat, but his story of coming from nine years in the Army into Chapman for math and

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Science Blender | Science Gone Wrong- Sexuality Swinging Votes? Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

October 29, 2015 by Anne Roffler | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . For the first paper this term, students were asked to investigate the idea of  “science gone wrong”.  Below is one student’s essay  on the topic. It is all too easy to blindly trust scientific research, particularly when it is published in

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In Defense of Pumpkin Spice One of the most hotly debated flavor crazes of the past several years deserves a good scientific defense.

October 26, 2015 by Alexa Sarcona | Student Author

With the fall season officially in full swing, we decided to ask Alexa Sarcona, a Food Science student, about some of the science behind pumpkins and specifically, pumpkin spice.  For those that do not live in Southern California, October means cable-knit sweaters, scarfs, and leaves turning orange. But how does one tell in

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IEEExtreme: A Global, 24-Hour Computer Programming Competition

October 23, 2015 by | Student Focus

Six Schmid College students will compete in IEEEXtreme on Friday, a 24-hour programming competition against students from all over the globe. The ninth-annual college competition requires students to work collaboratively to solve a series of challenging programming problems. It begins simultaneously around the world on October 23, 2015 at 0:00 UTC (or October 24, 2015 at

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Science Blender | Science Gone Wrong- Faking a Cure for HIV Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

October 22, 2015 by Thang Nguyen | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . For the first paper this term, students were asked to investigate the idea of  “science gone wrong”.  Below is one student’s essay on the topic. Science in the modern era has unveiled answers to many obscure problems of humankind. Frequently, news about a

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Solar Decathlon 2015 and Team OC Casa del Sol: A Solar-Powered, Zero-Net Energy, Multi-Generational Home Ideal for Southern California

October 7, 2015 by | Student Focus

Chapman University will help to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s  Solar Decathlon on Saturday at the Great Park in Irvine, California as a part of Team Orange County . The competition challenges universities across the country to design and build houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. Team OC is

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