International Scientists Gather at Chapman for Earthquake, Volcano Conference “Electromagnetic Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes" will take place October 4th through 6th.

September 29, 2010 by | Events

Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science will host a major international scientific meeting,“Electromagnetic Studies of Earthquakes and Volcanoes,”Sunday-Wednesday, Oct. 4-6. This meeting is held once every two years in different parts of the world.   It is expected that scientists from the United States, Japan, China, Mexico, France, Italy, Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Greece, Russia, New Zealand and

Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Offers ‘Tasteful’ Insight in “Fine Cooking” He might not cook, but Dr. Caporaso's research has taken him everywhere.

September 17, 2010 by | Research

He’s no cook. “I can boil water for pasta,” says Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., food science professor,  Schmid College of Science. But Dr. Caporaso, whose expertise has taken him everywhere from the labs of Baskin-Robbins to the set of MythBusters, is the featured expert in a full-page story on the science of professional food tasting in the

A Taste for the Science of Food Aversions Food Science Professor Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., weighs in on specific food aversions, like those of cilantro or black licorice.

May 19, 2010 by | The Science of Food

Who knew that cilantro and black licorice are repugnant to some people, while others relish their tang and kick? Food Science professor Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Schmid College of Science, that’s who. So the producers and researchers with the syndicated Dr. Oz Show, which airs locally on FOX 11, asked him to weigh in with his

Professors Head to Harvard, Stanford For a Year Christopher Kim, Ph.D., and Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., offered positions abroad.

May 10, 2010 by | News

Two Chapman science faculty members have been offered prestigious opportunities to spend the next academic year researching at two of the nation’s top universities.  Christopher Kim, Ph.D., will spend the year as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, while Jennifer Funk, Ph.D., has been awarded a fellowship by Stanford University and will be working in

Food Science Students Take the Cake in Competition Chapman University Food Science College Bowl Team win a regional competition.

May 5, 2010 by | News

For the third time in four years, members of the Chapman University Food Science College Bowl Team won the regional competition that advances them to the national Food Technologist Student Association national event. To prepare for the quiz-style competition, students mastered a soup-to-nuts body of knowledge that included everything from food history to toxicology and

Climate Change Conference Begins Tonight – With Movies! “Beyond Copenhagen” officially kicks off with the screening of some spectacular nature footage.

April 21, 2010 by | Events

Chapman’s “Beyond Copenhagen” International Conference on Climate Change officially kicks off tonight with the screening of some spectacular nature footage in the Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios, at 7 p.m.  MacGillivray Freeman Films will be screening selected clips from Into the Arctic, their upcoming IMAX release which is currently in production, followed by their full-length Oscar-nominated The

Alumni Focus: Lauryn Linsell ’09 Recieves Fulbright Award Chapman Graduate Lauryn Linsell wins Fulbright for the 2010-11 academic year.

April 16, 2010 by | News

Lauryn Linsell ’09 has been named a Fulbright Award winner for the 2010-11 academic year. Linsell is director of the Public Health Brigade in Honduras, a program of the Global Medical Brigades. She began volunteering with the Brigades as a Chapman student and developed the Public Health Brigade. Linsell’s Fulbright work will focus on the