16 posts tagged

climate change

  

Research: Just Do It Biological sciences senior Jessica Rush’s advice after presenting her climate change research this summer in Puerto Rico

July 10, 2017 by | Research

I’m a rising senior double majoring in Biological Sciences and Spanish. Most importantly, I have been a “Swamp Monster” since spring semester of my sophomore year. Being a Swamp Monster means I, along with other undergraduates, work alongside Chapman faculty Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman conducting research in wetland ecology.  It also

Environmental Science & Policy Students Lobby in Washington D.C.

January 30, 2017 by | News

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

Simon STEM Scholar Attends AGU 2016 Fall Meeting

December 16, 2016 by Ramesh Singh | News

Gage Kizzar, a high school student from Orange High School, was selected in 2015 as a Simon STEM Scholar. As part of the partnership between Chapman University, The Simon Foundations and Orange High School, Kizzar has worked with faculty members of Schmid College of Science and Technology during Fall 2015, Spring 2016 and Fall 2016

Alumna Publishes Research in Nature Climate Change

April 8, 2015 by | Research

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

World Water Day and Your Backyard

March 22, 2015 by | News

World Water Day was first established in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly. Designating March 22 of every year to water, this year’s theme for World Water day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development,’ celebrating how water is linked to all areas of our lives. Particularly in the southern California region water has

Science Forum: Earth in Context with Dr. Anne Egger

March 11, 2015 by | News

  March 18 2015, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Chapman University,  Argyros Forum Student Ballroom, AF 119A   Our global society faces a number of challenges including adapting to climate change, assuring the availability of freshwater, and managing our energy resources wisely, all of which require a robust understanding of the

What We Know About Climate Change: Guest Lecture Apr. 4th with Dr. Kerry Emanuel of MIT

March 24, 2014 by | Events

A leading authority in climate change, MIT Professor Kerry Emanuel, PhD, will speak in the Irvine Lecture Hall the evening of Friday, April 4th – and you’re invited! This exciting, thought-provoking event is sponsored by the MIT Club of Southern California, Schmid College School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, CEESMO and Wells for Wellbeing. EVENT DETAILS 5:30

Chapman Climate Change Expert Invited to Speak at the American University in Cairo

January 9, 2014 by | News

Over winter break, Chapman professor Hesham El-Askary traveled to the epicenter of political change to talk about another kind of change on everyone’s mind: climate change. Dr. El-Askary, associate professor Schmid College of Science and Technology and member of the Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling & Observations , recently traveled to The American University in

The Butterflies of Iguazú Falls Come to Chapman February 7, 2014

January 7, 2014 by | Events

In 1983, Bill Cooper, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Irvine, first encountered- and was mesmerized by- the butterflies of Iguazú Falls. Since then, he has taken over 15,000 pictures and videos of these butterflies, photographically preserving them for future generations. This stunning show will be on display February 7, 2014 through March 2014

Dr. El-Askary gives fascinating lecture for teens of Orange

September 23, 2013 by | News

Over the weekend,  Dr. Hesham El-Askary , Associate Professor and Director of Hazards, Global and Environmental Change and Computational Science Programs, gave an insightful lecture for teens attending the Orange Public Library Foundation’s STEAM for Teens program (STEAM stands for S cience, T echnology, E ngineering, A rts, and M ath). For his lecture,

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