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Environmental Science and Policy

  

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

Chapman University partners with Saddleback College in Science Programs

April 10, 2014 by | News

From the Chapman University Press Room: Chapman University and Saddleback College have joined forces in an effort to create more graduates in the sciences. In a formal agreement to be signed by the two schools on April 21, the partnership aligns Saddleback College’s science programs with Chapman’s Schmid College of Science and Technology

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

Tue. April 8: Dr. Cathleen Jones of JPL lectures on Sinkhole Research

March 24, 2014 by | Events

Dr. Cathleen Jones will be giving  a talk about the Bayou Corne Louisiana sinkhole. Sinkholes are a major concern in costal areas. Her lecture, entitled, “Bayou Corne Louisiana Sinkhole: Precursory deformation and sinkhole expansion measured by radar interferometry” will be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Argyros Forum 119B at 1:00 p.m. Cathleen E. Jones,

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

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