Exploring castles in Prague, studying the rainforest in Costa Rica, or visiting ancient temples in Japan – these adventures and more await our students who go abroad during their time at Chapman. With the help of the Center for Global Education, STEM students can plan their study abroad experience to fit in with their rigorous
Chapman’s Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) pushes our first and second-year students to think big about the most challenging issues facing our society. From tackling the issue of microplastics in the ocean, to designing and building an insulin pump with 3D printing, to developing apps to help children with autism, our students work from their very
Conner Carnahan ’20 graduated this spring as a quadruple major in Physics, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Business with a minor Economics. This wasn’t necessarily Conner’s plan from the start, but through his time at Chapman, he followed his passions which led him to explore a variety of academics. How One Major Snowballed into Four Carnahan entered
Iris Dorn started as a Ph.D. student in the Computational and Data Sciences (CADS) Program in September 2018 under the supervision of Dr. Armen Gulian. Dr. Guilian is a member of the Insitute for Quantum Studies and is a Senior Research Scientist and Director of Chapman University’s Advanced Physics Laboratory, located in Burtonsville, Maryland. Dr.
The 2017 Faculty Honors Convocation was held Friday, May 12 in the Bush Conference Center of Beckman Hall, room 404, and Schmid College faculty were recipients of the highest honors awarded. 2017-2019 Wang-Fradkin Professorships Faculty Research and Development Council and the Provost’s Office selected Dr. Jennifer Funk, professor of biological sciences and director of the Biological Sciences program,
“Growing up female and lower working class, I was never encouraged to pursue physics, math, or computer science. This all changed when I came to Chapman University. Our faculty recognized and fostered my talents, so in turn I now pay their support forward.” At the end of year academic year, Dean of Students Jerry Price,
The journey to Stanford for Dara Hok ’16 started when he left Cambodia’s bustling capital city Phnom Penh, and came to Chapman in the fall of 2012. He chose Chapman because of its rich “undergraduate research opportunities”, and coming from a graduating class of 32 students, “the smaller faculty to student ratio” was very attractive. As a chemistry and physics
Dr. Justin Dressel, assistant professor of physics at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, was recently featured on WAMC’s The Academic Minute explaining, “how quantum physics has a lot to do with what shows up on your screen.” If you missed the live broadcast of Dressel’s The Academic Minute, its audio & transcript can be found
In a big year for Schmid College, alumna Elizabeth Berrigan ’14 was among the few awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in Physics and Astronomy – Theoretical Physics. NSF bestowed the grants to only the top 7% of applicants from an already elite pool. Berrigan, who double-majored in Physics and Biochemistry at Schmid College, said she felt Chapman University played a significant
Schmid College saw its current students and alumni alike receive prestigious distinctions for the 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Of over 16,000 applicants vying for grants to fund their research, only 2,000 received awards.