Virtual Unwrapping Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

October 25, 2016 by Bryn Merrill | Student Author

Periodically, we publish essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender”, which is the basis for Schmid College’s Grand Challenges Initiative. In HON 389, students are  asked to reflect on different aspects of tackling a grand challenge. In this essay, student’s were asked to research and analyze an interdisciplinary breakthrough of their choosing.  A recent breakthrough in science has offered the possibility

The First Great Migration Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

October 11, 2016 by Alex Alvertos | Student Author

Periodically, we publish essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender”, which is the basis for Schmid College’s Grand Challenges Initiative. In HON 389, students are  asked to reflect on different aspects of tackling a grand challenge. In this essay, student’s were asked to research and analyze an interdisciplinary breakthrough of their choosing.  Life stays in motion. We as humans kept our

Jaws Never Dies: Sharks Don’t Get Cancer Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

September 27, 2016 by Rachel Sison | Student Author

Periodically, we publish essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender”, which is the basis for Schmid College’s Grand Challenges Initiative. In HON 389, students are  asked to reflect on different aspects of tackling a grand challenge. In this essay, student’s were asked to research and analyze an interdisciplinary breakthrough of their choosing.  Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, summertime was

Chapman Students Discover Something Hot Environmental science and policy students compete in the Dept. of Energy's Geothermal Design Challenge

July 11, 2016 by | News

A Chapman University team is a finalist in the U.S. Department of Energy, Center for Advanced Energy Studies, and Idaho National Laboratory’s Geothermal Design Challenge! Team Orange Magma consists of two students – Kyvan Elep ’17 and Lotus Thai ’17. Kyvan is an Environmental Science & Policy major with a minor in Secondary Education and

Interdisciplianry Breakthroughs: 3D Printing of Functioning Bone and Tissue Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

March 21, 2016 by Bailey Jones | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of the term asked students to: Research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below

Science vs. Conventional Wisdom: Stretching Before Exercise Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

March 14, 2016 by Dain Miller | Student Author

Throughout the year, we publish essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of this term asked students to: research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below is one student’s essay on

Conventional Wisdom v. Science: Knuckle Cracking Student Essay from the HON 389 Science Blender Course

March 5, 2016 by Kiyoko Nakatsui | Student Author

Throughout the year, we will be publishing essays from Professor Andrew Lyon‘s Honors 389 course “The Science Blender” . The first paper of the term asked students to: Research and summarize an example of our evolving scientific knowledge. That is, how has society’s scientifically-driven “conventional wisdom” on a topic evolved as new scientific knowledge has come to light?” Below