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Schmid College Summer Research Showcase Recap

August 5, 2021 by | Events

On August 4th, 2021, Schmid College of Science and Technology hosted the first annual Summer Research Showcase to celebrate the undergraduate students who participated in summer research programs such as SURF, SURFEES, and Schmid College Summer Interns. The student participants presented their research to over 100 faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members.  The showcase

SwampMonster Heads to Alaska Alumni Spotlight: Jesse Rush '18

August 2, 2021 by | Alumni

Jesse Rush ‘18 graduated with a BS in biological sciences and a BA in Spanish. During her time at Chapman, Rush was the President of the Chapman University chapter of Women in Science and Technology, an Orientation Leader, and participated in undergraduate research opportunities. From Geneva, Illinois, Rush was able to enter into the Chapman

The Benefits of Taking a Gap Year Alumni Spotlight: Abbigael Eli '20

June 21, 2021 by Anne Schmidt '23 | Alumni

Abbigael Eli ‘20 graduated with a biochemistry and molecular biology degree and rhetoric and writing studies minor. During her time at Chapman, Eli was heavily involved around campus, acting as a supplemental instructor for Bio 208, a tutor for general chemistry and general biology courses, ACS Vice President, and was a student representative for the

Using Machine Learning for Autism Research Computational and Data Sciences graduates use research to better understand Autism

April 19, 2021 by Monroe Roush '21 | Research

It is Autism Awareness Month! Here in Schmid, we have a number of students working on interdisciplinary projects combining computer science, machine learning, and psychology to better understand Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADS). Two of those researchers are Dr. Raymond Anden and Dr. Chelsea Parlett, both of whom were awarded their doctorate in computational and data

Pursuing Immunology with an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Nichols '20

April 5, 2021 by Anne Schmidt '23 | Alumni

Congratulations to Ashley Nichols ’20, who recently was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP)! The NSF GRFP recognizes graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and math who are pursuing further education in masters and doctoral programs. The fellows receive opportunities for international research and professional development, as well as an annual

Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Advocacy Alumni Spotlight: Tami Chipeco '18

January 4, 2021 by Monroe Roush | Alumni

Tami Chipeco ‘18 studied Environmental Science and Policy as an undergraduate. Following graduation, she took the opportunity to explore the intersection of her faith and environmental advocacy as the Ecological Discipleship Coordinator for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. This national Christian non-profit organization connects students on college campuses to empower and equip them to lead Bible studies,

How GCI Networking led to a Post-Grad Job Alumni Spotlight: Amy Lam '19, Mechanical Engineer for Fusion Biotec

November 2, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Alumni

Chapman’s Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) pushes our first and second-year students to think big about the most challenging issues facing our society. From tackling the issue of microplastics in the ocean, to designing and building an insulin pump with 3D printing, to developing apps to help children with autism, our students work from their very

An Unconventional Path to Becoming a Doctor Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Isaacs ’18 (M.S. ’19)

July 8, 2020 by | Biological Sciences Alumni

After visiting a sports medicine doctor in high school, Rachel Isaacs ’18 (M.S. ’19) was inspired to pursue a career as a physician. Entering college at Chapman as a biological sciences major, Rachel wasn’t planning to participate in research as an undergraduate because she was worried about the additional time commitment with her already full

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