Chapman University’s Civic Engagement Initiatives is taking a stand against water pollution. For the past five years, Civic Engagement Initiatives staff have worked with OC Watersheds to train Chapman students as Watershed Education Ambassadors. Each year, Ambassadors present at local afterschool programs and 5th grade classrooms on topics related to water conservation and pollution. In
What better way to get hands-on policy experience than to go to our nation’s capital and lobby members of Congress for a proposed carbon fee and dividend legislation! Thanks to Student Government Association funding, Citizens’ Climate Lobby , and support from Schmid College faculty and staff, five Chapman students were able to go to Washington
I remember audibly shrieking when I received the email notifying me of my acceptance into a summer research program. At the time, I had been patiently waiting in the (rather quiet) office of the Career Development Center on the fourth floor of Argyros Forum, hoping to receive some helpful advice on a resume I would
Schmid College saw its current students and alumni alike receive prestigious distinctions for the 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Of over 16,000 applicants vying for grants to fund their research, only 2,000 received awards.
Schmid College did not have to wait long for its young Environmental Science and Policy program to sprout an impressive alumna. Madison Hoffacker ’13, a recent graduate with a grass-roots foundation in the program, co-authored and published a paper in Nature Climate Change. Hoffacker was one of the first four students to officially declare a
Starting at the beginning of spring semester on Wednesday and Friday mornings, I would head out to the University of California at Irvine’s Extension Center near the Great Park. At this site, I have been working with Dr. Jennifer Funk and her lab technician, Julie Larson, on a project assessing how water availability influences leaf
Schmid College professor, Dr. Christopher Kim, was awarded Chapman University’s elite Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship at the 19th Annual Chapman University Faculty Honors Convocation, held Friday, May 16, 2014, in the George H.W. Bush Conference Center. Chancellor Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., presented the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship to Christopher Kim, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Earth
Chapman University and Saddleback College have joined forces in an effort to create more graduates in the sciences. In a formal transfer admission guarantee (TAG) agreement signed by the two schools today, the partnership aligns Saddleback College’s science programs with Chapman’s Schmid College of Science and Technology majors and Crean College of Health and