17 posts tagged

Environmental Science and Policy

  

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

Solar Decathlon 2015 and Team OC Casa del Sol: A Solar-Powered, Zero-Net Energy, Multi-Generational Home Ideal for Southern California

October 7, 2015 by | Student Focus

Chapman University will help to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s  Solar Decathlon on Saturday at the Great Park in Irvine, California as a part of Team Orange County . The competition challenges universities across the country to design and build houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. Team OC is

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

Funk Lab in Irvine

April 3, 2015 by | Research

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

A Journey to Galapagos Island

August 19, 2014 by | News

“Nothing can be more improving to a young naturalist, than a journey in a distant country.” – Charles Darwin Beagle Round the World (1839) ch. XXIII, 607 The Galapagos Islands are unlike any other place in the world and stand as one of the most majestic conversions of biology, geology and human

Dr. Chris Kim awarded 2014 Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship

May 19, 2014 by | News

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

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