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Grand Challenges Initiative

  

GCI Postdoc Named Future Leader By American Chemical Society Zach Thammavongsy creates board and card games to teach chemistry

April 27, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Faculty

We are so excited to announce that Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) postdoctoral fellow, Zach Thammavongsy, was named a Future Leader of the Chemical Abstract Service of the American Chemical Society! This prestigious honor is only given to 30 young scientists chosen from around the globe.  The Future Leaders program awards early-career scientists with leadership training

Inside the GCI Makerspace Student assistant Amy Lam '19 shares how a chemistry lab transformed into a makerspace

April 15, 2019 by Amy Lam | Student Author

At the end of the Fall semester, I was offered a position as an assistant in the Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) Makerspace. It was very rewarding to help the program transform an old organic chemistry lab into a creative space for students to explore interdisciplinary solutions with sophisticated equipment. The new Makerspace includes everything from

The Foundations Of Science Communication A Grand Challenges Initiative team seeks to learn how scientists can best create dialogue with the public

May 2, 2018 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

As the Grand Challenges Initiative begins to close out its first year at Chapman University, a fuller picture of what its inaugural student class will be working on has formed. The next year of work will be spent developing out ideas, conducting more tests, and communicating their findings. For Freshman Monroe Roush, Ashley Nichols, and

Introducing the Grand Challenges Initiative An innovative educational program launching fall 2017 at Schmid College

October 27, 2016 by Andrew Lyon | News

When I reflect upon being a scientist, three words come to mind: fascination, frustration, and exhilaration. A scientist’s fascination comes from the wonder of trying to understand and decipher the vast complexity of the world around us. Frustration creeps in as we discover how challenging that complexity is, and how unsophisticated some of our scientific

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