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Renowned Psychologist Philip Zimbardo Speaks at Chapman Feb. 20

February 3, 2014 by | News

Schmid College of Science and Technology will host renowned social psychologist Dr. Philip Zimbardo when he visits Chapman University on Thursday, February 20, 2014, to speak about his work and receive his honorary doctor of science degree from the university. Dr. Zimbardo is one of this country’s most distinguished living psychologists, having served as President of the American Psychological Association,

Marriage and Family Therapy Graduates Collect Up Stipend Awards

December 13, 2013 by | News

Three students from Chapman University’s Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) program were chosen to receive California Educational MFT Stipends. Please help us in congratulating Rebecca Alvarado, Angela Cruz and Lori Martinez!  The awards provide each recipient with a stipend for $18,500 to work with underserved populations. Only 10 stipends were made available for all of

Renowned Psychologist Dr. Philip Zimbardo to Speak at Chapman

December 9, 2013 by | News

   Schmid College is excited to announce that renowned social psychologist Dr. Philip Zimbardo will be on campus Thursday, February 20, 2014, to give a lecture about his work and receive his honorary doctor of science degree from Chapman University. During Zimbardo’s 2011 visit to Chapman University, he spoke about his journey from understanding evil to inspiring

Ground-Breaking Neuroscientist to Receive Chapman Honorary Degree

October 29, 2013 by | News

Schmid College of Science and Technology is proud to host Elizabeth Gould, PhD, next month when she receives an honorary Doctor of Science from Chapman University. Named one of the 50 most important women in science by Discover magazine, Gould is considered to be the world’s most prolific researcher in neuroplasticity. For the past two decades, her

Dr. David Frederick’s in the Spotlight

September 23, 2013 by | News

The spotlight has been shining on Dr. David Frederick , Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Crean School of Health and Life Sciences. Most recently, you may have seen his research featured in the news about one of the few “courtship conventions” that have remained steadfast in the modern dating game: men still pay for

Corwin: Practicing Clinical Therapist by Day, Poet by Night

June 27, 2013 by | Events

Chapman University’s Center for Poetry, known as Tabula Poetica, brings together people of all backgrounds to share poetry and conversation.  Although poetry and science aren’t usually associated with each other, one particular poet on our radar has narrowed that gap and has a surprising connection with some of the studies and work of Crean School

Dr. Glynn Shares Findings on Pregnancy Hormone and Postpartum-Depression

May 28, 2013 by | Research

Recent findings suggest a possible link between a placental hormone and postpartum depression. Science news website, LiveScience, spoke with Associate Professor Dr. Laura M. Glynn about her research on the stress hormone Placental Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone (pCRH) and postpartum depression.  Dr. Glynn’s study shows that the levels of pCRH could eventually help predict a woman’s

Rising Stars program recognizes Dr. David Frederick

March 7, 2013 by | News

The Association for Psychological Science (APS) has selected its first group of “Rising Stars” for a new section of its publication, The Observer. The Rising Stars program is APS’s spotlight for recent PhD’s and junior faculty who are the movers and shakers of psychological science.  Schmid College faculty, Dr. David Frederick, was recently chosen to

Dr. Brennan Peterson Discusses Female Fertility in Major Canadian News Publication

October 30, 2012 by | News

Dr. Brennan Peterson, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Marriage and Family Therapy program, was cited in an article in the Canadian news website Maclean’s. The article, “Thirty-Seven and Counting”, highlights the misconceptions currently held about women’s fertility. The age at which women experience a decline in fertility is much younger than we believe,

Renowned Psychologist Philip Zimbardo Speaks at Chapman

September 13, 2011 by | Events

Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Stanford University Professor Emeritus and renowned social psychologist captivated an audience of over 400 students and faculty on September 15 th 2011 with his talk, “My Journey from Creating and Understanding Evil to Inspiring Heroism.” Describing his early academic experiences, including his role as Warden in the Stanford Prison Study, Dr. Zimbardo

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