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VIDEO: Galapagos 2015 Travel Course

February 5, 2015 by | News

In January, Chapman University students traveled to the Galapagos Islands with faculty members Fred Caporaso and Jason Keller. Above is student Megan Mandel’s  video of her experience. If you’ve got a few minutes, dive in and get inspired to go on your own adventure. Or, keep reading to find out how Megan discovered the course and what her

2014 Faculty Research Expo: Opportunity Abounds

November 18, 2014 by Ray Scheller | News

It was an overwhelming sight at the George H. W. Bush Conference Center on November 12 at the 4 th annual campus-wide Faculty Research Expo . This event has been hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research since its inception and is a true manifestation of the office’s commitment to providing research opportunities to its

Women In Science and Technology (WIST) at Chapman

November 13, 2014 by Aneesha Prakash | News

Aneesha Prakash is a computer science major, math minor and president of  Women in Science and Technology at Chapman. Though the ratios of females to males in science and technology have been improving, the rate of change is not as fast as it could be and women are still not equals in all STEM areas. Part of the

The Future of Food Sustainability

July 24, 2014 by | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. One increasingly important aspect of food science is sustainability — the ability to reduce spoilage and to conserve and protect resources throughout the entire food production process. As the population continues to grow — and the United Nations projects that the world will reach

The Future of Big Data Careers

July 10, 2014 by Joe Yogerstl | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. One of the nation’s leading authorities on big data retrieval, Erik Linstead is an assistant professor of computer science in the School of Computational Sciences at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology. We asked him why big data retrieval is so important right now

Science Behind Nutrition: Careers in giving food more substance

June 26, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. With job prospects in food science expected to grow 10% over the next six years according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Chapman University is helping to meet this demand by offering a master of science in food science. At Chapman’s Schmid College of

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

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