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Students Travel To D.C. For Citizens’ Climate Congressional Education Day Chapman Students take a trip to Washington to maintain the proverbial torch to build the political will for a more sustainable future

December 1, 2017 by Kelvin Hoppel | Student Author

Over 500 volunteers travelled to the nation’s capital a few weeks ago to learn how to become active members in a democracy from one of the most prominent grassroots environmental organizations in the nation: The Citizens’ Climate Lobby/Citizens’ Climate Education (CCL/CCE). Thanks to SGA funding, CCL, and support from a multitude of Chapman University faculty

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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

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“To whom much is given, much is expected” Triple Physics, Math and Spanish Major Taylor Lee Patti's Cheverton Speech from 2017 Closing Convocation

May 25, 2017 by Taylor Lee Patti | News

2017 Cheverton Trophy winner Taylor Lee Patti delivered the following speech at the 2017 Closing Convocation ceremony held the evening of Friday, May 19, 2017 on Wilson Field. I’d like to start off by thanking all of the aunts and uncles who helped raise me and all of the Chapman faculty and staff who helped

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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

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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

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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.