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Chapman University Student Research Day on Wed. May 14th

May 9, 2014 by | Events

The Office of Undergraduate Research’s annual, campus-wide Chapman University Student Research Day is almost here! On Wednesday, May 14, 2014  the breadth and depth of Chapman students’ scholarly and creative work will be on display. Schmid College students submitted 98 abstracts for this year’s Student Research Day. That is more than all other colleges combined. A total

The PyCon Experience: Chapman Freshmen Present at International Conference

April 25, 2014 by Kathleen Lamkin and Sakthisundar Kasthurirengan | News

Two freshmen in the School of Computational Sciences, Sakthisundar “Sakthi” Kasthurirengan and Kathleen “Katie” Lamkin successfully presented their work at this year’s Python Conference (PyCon 2014) in Montreal, Canada.  The annual PyCon conferences are the largest and most prestigious within the Python software community. The work they presented was an offshoot of their class project

Paul Davies Public Lecture Apr. 28: The Mystery of Time’s Arrow

April 11, 2014 by | Events

Paul Davies , renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist and best-selling author, will speak at Chapman University Monday, April 28, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wallace All Faiths Chapel . This promises to be a fascinating evening exploring some of the biggest questions about our universe. Davies’ lecture has been designed for the general

Chapman University partners with Saddleback College in Science Programs

April 10, 2014 by | News

From the Chapman University Press Room: Chapman University and Saddleback College have joined forces in an effort to create more graduates in the sciences. In a formal agreement to be signed by the two schools on April 21, the partnership aligns Saddleback College’s science programs with Chapman’s Schmid College of Science and Technology

2014 Chapman University Student Research Day – May 14th

April 7, 2014 by | News

Chapman University’s Student Research Day (CUSRD) is a truly exciting day to learn about, explore and appreciate the efforts that students and faculty have put into a wide variety of research and creative projects across the campus. All Chapman University undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in this research day. Faculty,

Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Institute for Quantum Studies wins the Nobel Prize in Physics

October 8, 2013 by | News

François Englert, a Belgian theoretical physicist, and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence and founding member of the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics for his prediction of the Higgs Boson particle, which has helped the world’s physicists solve some of the deepest mysteries of

Chapman Physicist Receives Coveted Citation Laureate Honor

September 25, 2013 by | News

We’re thrilled to announce that Dr. François Englert (currently affiliated with the Institute for Quantum Studies ) has received the Citation Laureate title from Thomson Reuters. Citation Laureates are researchers who are selected, through quantitative analysis , as those most likely to receive a Nobel Prize. Englert’s research revolves around statistical physics,

Guest Lecture: New Massive Gravity, from the Outside In

March 22, 2013 by | Events

Dr. Colin Cunliff of the Quantum Gravity Group at University of California, Davis to speak on campus about Massive Gravity. Recent years have seen a surge of interest in theories of massive gravity. These models extend Einstein’s theory of General Relativity by giving mass to the graviton, the particle which carries the gravitational force, and

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