Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Stanford University Professor Emeritus and renowned social psychologist captivated an audience of over 400 students and faculty on September 15 th 2011 with his talk, “My Journey from Creating and Understanding Evil to Inspiring Heroism.” Describing his early academic experiences, including his role as Warden in the Stanford Prison Study, Dr. Zimbardo
The Stroke Survivor Boot Camp was held on Aug 15-19, 2011. The Boot Camp provided intensive, guided, targeted activity 6 hours per day for 5 consecutive days for 12 individuals with chronic stroke. The camp was an interdisciplinary, collaborative effort that involved faculty and students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Department, the Communication
You may spend hours playing your favorite video games, but have you ever thought about how the game is created? James Parker, Ph.D., professor at the University of Calgary, breaks down the components of a video game and the mechanics used to create the game frame by frame.
Computer science major Bryson Thill ’12, just completed a 10-week program at the world’s leading Earth Sciences laboratories at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, located in Greenbelt, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. Thill was one of only 10 undergraduate students accepted into the prestigious Summer Institute in Earth Sciences (SIES) program this summer. The Summer Institute provides
The following story ran in the Orange County Register on August 4, 2011: At Chapman University, It’s Chaos August 4th, 2011, 4:18 pm · posted by Pat Brennan, science, environment editor The “butterfly effect” flapped its way briefly into popular culture with the help of Jeff Goldblum in “Jurassic Park,” who explains it to a
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