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2017-18 Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Science professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2017 Faculty Research Expo

October 12, 2017 by | Events

Wondering what kinds of hands-on research experiences science faculty offer students? Are you a Chapman undergraduate looking to participate in scientific research? Check out the descriptions below and then contact the professor to inquire about open opportunities. Last week marked the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week (DRAW) hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), and many

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Simon STEM Scholar Attends AGU 2016 Fall Meeting

December 16, 2016 by Ramesh Singh | News

Gage Kizzar, a high school student from Orange High School, was selected in 2015 as a Simon STEM Scholar. As part of the partnership between Chapman University, The Simon Foundations and Orange High School, Kizzar has worked with faculty members of Schmid College of Science and Technology during Fall 2015, Spring 2016 and Fall 2016

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Hands-on Scientific Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Schmid College professors showcase research opportunities at OURCA's 2016 Faculty Research Expo

November 11, 2016 by | Events

Earlier this week, Schmid College faculty showcased their research and opportunities for students to get involved in it at the university-wide Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) 2016 Faculty Research Expo. They were joined at the annual event by faculty from across the university in a tremendous display of the breadth of scholarly

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April 2015 Nepal Earthquake was an Eye-Opener for the Region The recent 7.8 earthquake destroyed almost half a million buildings in the Himalayan region, home to nearly 900 million people.

October 15, 2015 by Ramesh Singh, PhD | Research

Today we recognize The Great California Shakeout of 2015, on October 15, 2015, at 10:15 a.m., to bring awareness to the importance of earthquake preparedness. Dr. Ramesh P. Singh‘s recent article on the April 2015 Nepal earthquake reminds us how devastating these phenomena can be. The recent earthquake [Magnitude 7.8] of April 25, 2015, occurred at 11:56

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The Numaserver Offers Big Opportunities For Computational and Data Sciences

August 14, 2015 by | News

For Computational and Data Science  faculty and students, the recent acquisition of the Numaserver is important, but the advantages it provides are only just being tapped into. Installed at the end of May, 2015, the Numaserver is still in the experimental phase of its installation. Faculty members and students have just started using the device,

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California to South Dakota: Research Experience Across The West

August 6, 2015 by | Research

I remember audibly shrieking when I received the email notifying me of my acceptance into a summer research program. At the time, I had been patiently waiting in the (rather quiet) office of the Career Development Center on the fourth floor of Argyros Forum, hoping to receive some helpful advice on a resume I would

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Dean’s Diversion: Avoiding Pathological Science

June 28, 2015 by | Dean

A particularly good read (whether you are a scientist or not) is Irving Langmuir’s classic Pathological Science lecture from 1953 (download the PDF).  For most physical scientists, I imagine that the talk is well known.  There are extensive websites on the subject, as well as the obligatory Wikipedia page, so there is no need to

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E-cigarettes, Youth and Retailer Proximity to Schools

May 28, 2015 by | Research

This year I participated as the student leader for Dr. Georgiana Bostean ’s Social Determinants of Health research lab. Over two semesters, we studied the new phenomenon of electronic cigarette use and the potential risks it poses to youth. The research team applied our knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to studying the density

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Science Faculty Honored for Successes in Research Funding

May 8, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, the Chancellor’s Office through the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs recognized faculty who have received external financial support for their work.  The event honored five faculty members in particular who showed tremendous creative activity within their specific fields—three of whom were affiliated with Schmid College . The bestowed grants will