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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

Food Science Faculty Dr. John Miklavcic Granted AOCS Award The Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award

January 14, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Food Science John Miklavcic, Ph.D., has received the Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award given by The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). This award is given out annually to researchers who have completed their Ph.D. within the past 10 years or who are under the age of 36. The award recognizes

2017-18 Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Science professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2017 Faculty Research Expo

October 12, 2017 by | Events

Wondering what kinds of hands-on research experiences science faculty offer students? Are you a Chapman undergraduate looking to participate in scientific research? Check out the descriptions below and then contact the professor to inquire about open opportunities. Last week marked the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week (DRAW) hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), and many

Science Faculty Honored for Successes in Research Funding

May 8, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, the Chancellor’s Office through the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs recognized faculty who have received external financial support for their work.  The event honored five faculty members in particular who showed tremendous creative activity within their specific fields—three of whom were affiliated with Schmid College . The bestowed grants will

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

College Bowl Team for the Regional Win!

March 5, 2015 by | News

Once again, Chapman University’s food science students reign as the Mountain West region’s champions of Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) College Bowl . Next stop: Chicago for the National Competition at the IFT Annual Meeting ! The team just returned from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where they competed this weekend and won

William Wright: predator lobsters, night-diving and undergraduate research

February 12, 2015 by William Wright | Research

This research story starts during my sabbatical leave way back in 2009. I talked two Chapman students — John Berriman ’11 and Daniel Goldstein — into taking a research-diving certification course so that we could go under water at night to present yucchy sea hares to lobsters inside and outside the USC Wrigley Marine Science

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