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Commencement

  

To Burgeoning Scientists: Build Ladders of Success with Courage, Persistence, and Imagination

June 24, 2016 by Rebecca Richards-Kortum | Events

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., director of Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health Technologies and esteemed professor at Rice University, delivered the keynote address to Schmid College’s class of 2016 at this year’s Commencement ceremony on May 22. Below is the much-requested transcript of her inspirational address, edited for publication on this blog. As Chapman University graduates, you made it to the

Rice 360° Director Rebecca Richards-Kortum to Deliver Schmid College Commencement Address Rice 360° is a research and education institute that promotes the design and dissemination of appropriate health technologies with the goal of improving health and reducing poverty.

May 12, 2016 by | Events

We are very pleased to announce Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.,director of Rice 360°:Institute for Global Health Technologies and esteemed professor at Rice University, will deliver the keynote address for this year’s Schmid College of Science and Technology Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 22 at 4:00 p.m. on Wilson Field. Rebecca Richards-Kortum is the Malcom Gillis University Professor and Professor of Bioengineering

The Exquisite Balancing Act for Doing Science Right

May 25, 2015 by Gary Taubes | Events

Science journalist Gary Taubes delivered the keynote address at the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. In his address, Taubes spoke about, “the exquisite balancing act that has to be accomplished in order to do science right.”   The award-winning author, science journalist, and Science magazine correspondent is the only print journalist to have won three Science in Society Journalism awards,

Science Journalist, Author Gary Taubes to Deliver Schmid College Commencement Address

May 15, 2015 by | Events

Watch Gary Taubes’ Schmid College Commencement address (beginning at the 16-minute mark). As our graduating students depart Schmid College, they depart as scientists.  Regardless of their career paths, science communication is one of the vital roles they can play in society. It is because of the importance of science communication that Schmid College has chosen to invite science

2014 Schmid College Commencement

May 20, 2014 by | Events

Commencement weekend for the Class of 2014 is THIS weekend: May 22-24, 2014. Schmid College of Science and Technology’s ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 24, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m., followed by a reception in Escalette Plaza.  Schmid College will graduate the largest class of its history this Saturday– 276 of you at

Oh,The Places They’ll Go: Class of 2014

March 31, 2014 by | News

From CalTech to Stony Brook – our graduates are going places! Lena Buckendorf is heading to her first-choice dental school, the Dugoni School of Dentistry at the University of the Pacific.  First, though, she’ll travel with Dr. Christopher Kim and several other students from his Kim Environmental Geochemistry (KEG) Lab to the international Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference

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