30 posts tagged

faculty research

  

A New App to Help Autism Is On the Horizon

June 12, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. As researchers at Chapman University break new ground in mining big data, an app developed by a group of its students is poised to take that knowledge to the next level — a practical, Internet-based tool that could help parents and caregivers make the

Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

May 29, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. There’s a lot of information out there about healthcare – an estimated 500 petabytes’ worth of data that could hold the key to better diagnoses and even better treatment of everything from Alzheimer’s disease and cancer to diabetes. The question is,

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

Schmid College faculty celebrated at annual award reception

May 2, 2014 by | News

Congratulations to the Schmid College faculty members honored last Thursday at the annual Faculty Research Recognition Reception! Of course, we at Schmid College are beaming with Panther Pride. Below is an excerpt from the Happenings article detailing the event and the recognition of Schmid College faculty: The awards were presented by Chancellor Daniele Struppa, who

May 7th Science Forum with Marco Bisoffi, PhD: “Using Analogs of the Natural Product Curcumin to Combat Prostate Cancer Cells”

April 28, 2014 by | Events

Join us Wednesday, May 7th at noon in Arygros Forum, room 119A . Marco Bisoffi, PhD , will present “Using Analogs of the Natural Product Curcumin to Combat Prostate Cancer Cells”. Prostate cancer cells rely on several molecular pathways for their growth and survival. These pathways have been identified as points of “oncogenic addiction.” One

April 9th Science Forum with Julia Boehm, PhD: Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health

April 2, 2014 by | Events

Join us Wednesday, April 9th at noon in Arygros Forum, room 119A . Julia Boehm, PhD , will present “The Heart’s Content: Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health”. Associations between psychological health and physical health have long been recognized. However, most research to date has investigated the association between poor psychological functioning (e.g., depression, anxiety,

Toward an Autism Management Platform

February 27, 2014 by Ryan Burns, David Tyler, Erik Linstead | News

By Ryan Burns, David Tyler, Erik Linstead School of Computational Sciences Students and faculty in Chapman University’s School of Computational Sciences are building an Autism Management Platform that will provide simple and intuitive communication among doctors, caregivers and parents of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. One of the most common frustrations parents of children with

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

Federal Grant Helps Professor Jason Keller Study Climate Change in Peatlands

November 13, 2012 by | News

Assistant Professor Jason Keller, Ph.D., along with a team of scientists,  has been awarded a three-year, $1 million federal grant to study peatland warming. Their work is part of a long-term study organized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and aimed at tracking bogs’ decomposition and impact on global warming. Chapman’s share of

Dr. Brennan Peterson Discusses Female Fertility in Major Canadian News Publication

October 30, 2012 by | News

Dr. Brennan Peterson, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Marriage and Family Therapy program, was cited in an article in the Canadian news website Maclean’s. The article, “Thirty-Seven and Counting”, highlights the misconceptions currently held about women’s fertility. The age at which women experience a decline in fertility is much younger than we believe,

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