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Chapman University Students Deliver Fizzy Fun at Local Zoo

October 15, 2010 by | News

Several Chapman University chemistry students wowed youngsters visiting the Santa Ana Zoo’s recent celebration of National Chemistry Week with homemade “lemon fizzy soda.” The science demonstration doubled as a tasty lesson in what happens when lemon juice, water, sugar and baking soda are combined. The bubbly fun was conducted by members of Chapman University’s student

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International Scientists Gather at Chapman for Earthquake, Volcano Conference

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

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Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Offers 'Tasteful' Insight in "Fine Cooking"

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

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USDA Taps Chapman for Tasteful Science

July 17, 2010 by | Research

If you see a stream of people heading over to Hashinger this summer, follow them. Chances are good your efforts will be rewarded with a juicy treat. “It’s fun,” said Heather (Stoltzfus) Westenhofer, who used her lunch hour to taste test peaches in a small Hashinger classroom on Tueday and left with a doggie bag

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A Taste for the Science of Food Aversions

May 19, 2010 by | Faculty

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

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Professors Head to Harvard, Stanford For a Year

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

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Schmid College of Science Professor Launches a New Journal

May 10, 2010 by | News

Ramesh Singh, Ph.D., Professor of Earth System Science and Remote Sensing and chief editor of the Journal of  Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, was very happy to see the first issue of the Journal published recently.  He received a dozen copies of the new journal, published by Taylor and Francis, UK, and was honored to formally

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Food Science Students Take the Cake in 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

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Climate Change Conference Begins Tonight – With Movies!

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

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Alumni Focus: Lauryn Linsell ’09 Recieves Fulbright Award

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

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