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2020 Faculty Opportunity Fund Awardees in Schmid College

June 10, 2020 by | Faculty

On Friday, June 5th the Offices of the President, the Provost, and the Vice President for Research announced the recipients of the 2020 Faculty Opportunity Funds. The Faculty Opportunity Fund program was established to support faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship, and creative activity. Out of 38 proposal submissions, 14 were

To The Incredible Schmid Faculty… A video from the Class of 2020 Graduates

May 17, 2020 by Lindsay Zumwalt '20 | Student Author

Dear Schmid Faculty, When the final weeks of our last undergraduate semester moved online, many of us seniors were disheartened, not knowing when the next time we would see the Schmid faculty in-person. Although, yes, we see our current professors virtually every week, it is not the same. We cannot say hello to our freshman

Director of Food Science Anuradha Prakash, Ph.D. Receives 2020 SCIFTS Distinguished Achievement Award

May 11, 2020 by | Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Anuradha Prakash, who was selected as the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCIFTS) 2020 Distinguished Achievement Awardee.  SCIFTS is a local organization that has maintained a close connection with Chapman for many years. Their Distinguished Achievement Award is given to the person who has provided continuing and exemplary service to

Schmid College’s Transition to Remote Learning Special thank you to our lab staff!

May 4, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Faculty

The current COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the way that Chapman students normally attend class, participate in labs, and interact with their peers. However, with students and faculty still committed to personalized learning experiences, we’ve been able to find creative solutions for students to learn the content and skills they need from the safety of their

Dr. Funk Receives Ecological Society of America Odum Award Recognized for her Excellence in Ecology Education

April 27, 2020 by | Faculty

Congratulations to Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Jennifer Funk, who recently received the Eugene P. Odum Award for Excellence in Ecology Education from the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The Odum Award is awarded to those who demonstrate their ability to relate basic ecological principles to human affairs through teaching, outreach, and mentoring activities. In

A Change in Career Path Faculty Research Inspired Alum to go into Public Health

September 13, 2019 by Elisa Hernandez | Alumni

Biological sciences alumna, Harmanpreet Bhatti ’17, entered Chapman planning to pursue a career in forensic medicine or pathology. Looking to gain more research experience, she found Dr. Georgiana Bostean’s Social Determinants of Health Research Laboratory. Joining Dr. Bostean’s laboratory ended up changing her outlook and career path.  “What I didn’t realize was how ill-informed I was about

Learning Through Harvest Dr. Atamian's Outreach Program teaches students in Orange High School special education class about agriculture

August 22, 2019 by | Faculty

During the spring and summer 2019 Agriculture Outreach program provided hands-on farming experience to 8 Orange High School (OHS) students from the Special Education Department in the class of Mr. Damian Paez. Head of the Agriculture Outreach Program is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D. The goal of this program is to teach

Dr. Gregory Goldsmith Elected an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

April 5, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and the Director of the Grand Challenges Initiative Gregory Goldsmith, Ph.D. was elected as a 2019 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The ESA is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy,

Biological Sciences Faculty Dr. Hagop Atamian Receives Half a Million Dollars in Federal Research Funding

February 20, 2019 by | News

First-year assistant professor of biological sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D., received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to utilize natural resources in agricultural productivity. A plethora of microorganisms in the soil interact with plant roots and help them grow better, and so far

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