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Student Recap of the NSF IRES Experience Morgan Grimes '22 reflects on her time in Sweden

October 31, 2022 by | Summer Research

This past summer, biological sciences and chemistry double major Morgan Grimes ’22 traveled to Stockholm, Sweden for the National Science Foundation International Research Experiences for Students (NSF IRES) under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Jerry LaRue. The NSF IRES: Chapman–Stockholm International Research Experience in Heterogeneous Catalysis is a 10-week summer research experience in Stockholm,

Chemistry Student and Professor Team Win DIC Award for Undergraduate Research Congratulations Ben Janda '23 and Dr. Allegra Liberman-Martin!

October 12, 2022 by | Student Focus

Congratulations Ben Janda ’23 and Dr. Allegra Liberman-Martin for their recent award from the American Chemical Society for Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Research! 2022 Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research is presented to one student/preceptor duo for three separate categories to recognize the collaborative research of an outstanding undergraduate student/preceptor team in the field

Welcome New Grand Challenge Initiative Postdoctoral Fellows

September 26, 2022 by | Grand Challenges Initiative

Join us in welcoming our new additions to our Schmid College and Grand Challenge Initiative faculty! Miranda Aiken, Ph.D. Dr. Aiken is a biogeochemist researching the release of toxic, naturally-occurring soil metals into our groundwater. Her work is highly-interdisciplinary and investigates metal release from individual soil aggregates, all the way up to entire groundwater basins.

Schmid Students Awarded Outstanding Poster Award at SoCal Chemistry Research Symposium Congratulations Mo Hijazi '24 and Leah Zahn '23!

September 1, 2022 by | Research

Chapman University students Mo Hijazi ’24 and Leah Zahn ’23 were recently awarded the Outstanding Poster Award at the SoCal Chemistry Research Symposium hosted by the University of California, Irvine on Friday, August 12. Due to the pandemic, the conference was held virtually. Mo Hijazi, Junior Biological Sciences major, presented his poster on his research

Welcome New Fall 2022 Faculty

August 29, 2022 by | News

Join us in welcoming our new additions to our Schmid College faculty! Sonja Cwik, Ph.D.​ (she/her)​, Assistant Professor, Physics Dr. Cwik received her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research specializes in physics education, mentorship and workshops. ​ She previously investigated gender differences in students’ motivational beliefs and inclusiveness of the learning environment in introductory physics

Chapman Grad Awarded ASBMB Certification with Distinction Congratulations Kylie Deer '22 for receiving Chapman's first ASBMB Certification with Distinction

July 22, 2022 by | Alumni

Kylie Deer ’22, a biochemistry and molecular biology graduate, was recently awarded the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Certification with Distinction, Chapman University’s first of its kind. Of the 1,052 students in ASBMB-accredited programs that took the exam nationwide, 450 (42.8%) achieved certification and a total of 122 of these (11.6% of

ECOS Recognized for Commitment to STEM Students

July 18, 2022 by Dr. Greg Goldsmith | Alumni

Usually, the Golden 3D-Printed Crescent Wrench Award is exactly what it sounds like. Given annually to a community partner that has contributed to the success of Chapman University’s Grand Challenges Initiative, the honoree receives a plaque with a golden 3D-printed crescent wrench. Except that this year’s wrench was made from soap. That is because this

GCI Team at Wildland Fire Conference Study documents changes in number of people living at the Wildland-Urban Interface

June 22, 2022 by | Research

A team of science and engineering students that recently finished participating in the Grand Challenges Initiative has presented their results at the 2022 Fire and Climate Conference organized by the International Association of Wildland Fire. Jessica Viner, Slade Laszewski, and Wesley Ho led the project with fellow students Justin Ewoldt, Pionnah Gregorio, and Liz Lyon.

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