Chapman University has been awarded a three-year grant extension valued at more than $200,000 a year from a state outreach program designed to nurture science literacy among K-12 students. Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, commonly referred to as MESA, is one of the country’s most innovative and successful programs addressing the need for early science education.
Forget about the whiz kids on Jeopardy College and the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The smart crew to beat this year was Chapman University’s own Food Science College Bowl Team. The team of five students won first runner-up at the Institute of Food Technologists’ competition, losing in a final double-elimination round to The Ohio State University. This
Brennan Peterson co-presented 2 papers at the 2011 meeting of the Copenhagen Multi-Centre Psychosocial Infertility (COMPI) Research meeting. The COMPI team is an interdisciplinary group of infertility scholars from the fields of medicine, public health, psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Dr. Peterson represents the United States while other countries represented include Denmark, the United Kingdom, Portugal,
Chancellor Danielle Struppa was an invited presenter at Broadcom Corp.’s annual Technical Conference, held June 8 in Irvine. Broadcom, a global leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, held the annual conference for top engineers from Broadcom offices around the globe to share ideas and explore innovations. Students and scholars from universities receiving
As part of their research of Earth hazards, scientists at The Center of Excellence in Earth Observing in the Schmid College of Science are tracking the massive Arizona wildfires. The image above was captured by Terra satellite and picked up by Schmid’s own direct-broadcast antenna. More views are available at Schmid’s website. Among those studying
The Schmid College of Science at Chapman University has been awarded a major grant to study the agricultural impact of climate change in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the $848,000 three-year grant will support advanced computational modeling to project the effects of climate change, allowing scientists and
Chancellor Daniele Struppa proposes a new approach to two important problems in the theory of functional calculus in his new book, Noncommutative Functional Calculus: Theory and Applications of Slice Hyperholomorphic Functions, published by Birkhauser. Co-written with Fabrizio Colombo and Irene Sabadini from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy’s largest technical university, the book has the potential
We’re not sure if it was the pleasure of dining with a dynamic group of Chapman alumni and students, or the pasta served in braised rabbit sauce at a great Italian restaurant. But President Jim Doti reports that despite a cold and bad cough he finished this year’s April 18 Boston Marathon with a time
Hawaiian-born Chelsea Takahashi ’12 says growing up healthy and happy in one of the most beautiful places in the world made her think about others who don’t have such good fortune. So she chose a double major in environmental science policy and political science and started thinking about a career in agricultural development. Now the
Chapman University’s Food Science Program and the Southern California Section of the Institute of Food Technologists will host a conference titled “Greening the Food Industry: Evaluating Challenges and Instituting Practices” Wednesday, April 20, at the Sandhu Conference Center. Among the topics will be sustainable food production, sales and marketing, green packaging, and green urban manufacturing.