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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

Turtle expert Professor Fred Caporaso makes room for a special turtle

January 29, 2013 by | News

There’s always room in Professor Fred Caporaso’s Hashinger Hall office for another turtle. The latest to join his collection of turtle and tortoise trinkets and photos is a handsome little figure of an ornate desert box turtle. The hand-carved sculpture is actually an award, the inaugural “Charlie Green Turtle Conservation & Education Award” given by

‘Lonely George’ Documentary and Galapagos Expert Featured at Schmid College This new documentary has never aired in the United States

April 5, 2011 by | Events

The scientist Time Magazine recognized as a “Hero of the Planet” and who has three species of turtles named for him will be the guest speaker at a free film screening and informal “Galapagos reunion” Friday at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science. Peter C.H. Pritchard, Ph.D., director of the Chelonian Research Institute, will talk about conservation issues

Food Science Pioneer, Program Celebrated at Anniversary Party More than 80 students gathered for the 30th anniversary of the Food Science program.

November 10, 2010 by | News

More than 80 students, faculty, alumni, staff, family and friends of the Chapman University Food Science Program gathered recently to celebrate the program’s 30th anniversary and the 90th birthday of Walter Clark, PhD., one of the founders of the program and beloved faculty member. As the master of ceremony, Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., welcomed a crowd of alumni

Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Offers ‘Tasteful’ Insight in “Fine Cooking” He might not cook, but Dr. Caporaso's research has taken him everywhere.

September 17, 2010 by | Research

He’s no cook. “I can boil water for pasta,” says Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., food science professor,  Schmid College of Science. But Dr. Caporaso, whose expertise has taken him everywhere from the labs of Baskin-Robbins to the set of MythBusters, is the featured expert in a full-page story on the science of professional food tasting in the

A Taste for the Science of Food Aversions Food Science Professor Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., weighs in on specific food aversions, like those of cilantro or black licorice.

May 19, 2010 by | Faculty

Who knew that cilantro and black licorice are repugnant to some people, while others relish their tang and kick? Food Science professor Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., Schmid College of Science, that’s who. So the producers and researchers with the syndicated Dr. Oz Show, which airs locally on FOX 11, asked him to weigh in with his

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