Simple Science: Making Bread In A Bag Food Science Professor Anu Prakash offers a fun and simple way for kids to make bread in a zip lock bag.

October 7, 2016 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 Anu Prakash,

Science on Tap Returns for the 2016 – 2017 Season Wearable technology, food fraud, quantum computers, and more fuel this years varied discussion topics

October 3, 2016 by | Events

After an incredibly successful 2015-2016 season for Schmid College’s Science on Tap series, we’re pleased to finally announce the upcoming slate for the 2016-2017 season! Science on Tap is an on-going series of talks that feature Chapman University faculty and Southern California experts exploring the intersection of science and culture. It has evolved to be a meeting place where students, faculty,

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

Food Science Students Receive NAFFS Scholarship Award

September 15, 2016 by | News

For the 10th year in a row, The National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems (NAFFS) has selected Chapman University’s Food Science program to be the beneficiary of scholarship support. This fall, Food Science graduate students Anjali Sarath and Shauna Salcido-Keamo became the latest students to receive NAFFS scholarship awards. To celebrate this honor, Schmid College

Co-seismic changes in water level observed in borehole located in China associated with Nepal Earthquake of 25 April 2015

September 15, 2016 by Ramesh Singh, Ph.D. | Research

On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude occurred in Kathmandu, Nepal, this earthquake took life of 8,000 people and injured more than 21,000 people. Many historical, old and new buildings were damaged. The earthquake shaking triggered extensive landslides and also snow avalanches at high mountain peaks. The impact was also observed in India, Bhutan, China,

One Chapman College Graduate and the Apollo Space Program Alumnus Cal (Collins) Roe '62

September 8, 2016 by | Alumni

Cal (Collins) Roe grew up in Burbank, CA, where he graduated high school and studied engineering at a local community college. Following his then-girlfriend’s example, Roe enrolled in chemistry classes and then decided to join his girlfriend at Chapman College to study the chemistry of plastic materials – a decision that would set the pace of the rest of his career. Pursuing plastics

Center for Science and Technology Construction Site Tour

August 12, 2016 by | News

Kris Olsen and Kati Bye from Chapman University’s Campus Planning department joined Abacus Project Management, Inc.’s Sam Yacob to give the Schmid College of Science and Technology’s Dean’s office faculty and staff a tour of the Center for Science and Technology construction site. Scheduled for completion in fall 2018, the center will be the largest