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Undergraduate CS Student David Tyler Takes First in Conference Competition

October 30, 2012 by | News

David Tyler, an undergraduate student in the School of Computational Sciences, took first prize in the Student Design Contest at the System-on-Chip Conference. Tyler tied for first place with a UCI Graduate Student, receiving a $500 cash prize for his project titled “Map the Network”. The contest was sponsored by the Orange County division of the

CS Students Start Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Game Development

October 25, 2012 by | News

Students Liz Fiacco, Lauren Gragg, Jessica Kernan, Bryson Thill, Alex Solano, David Housky, Billy Peake and Adam Borecki have collaborated to develop the mobile app game ‘Axle’, which is now seeking funding through Kickstarter. The game, which has won 1st place at the IEEE Intercollegiate Game Showcase and nominated for a Cecil Award, tells the

MS Food Science Student Awarded NAFFS Scholarship

October 16, 2012 by | News

Food Science Graduate student Erin Young was awarded a scholarship by the National Association of Flavors & Food-Ingredient Systems (NAFFS). She is the only recipient of the award on the West Coast; other recipients include students from Rutgers University on the East Coast  and Michigan State University in the Midwest. The $2000 scholarship awarded to Young

Physics Students Tour Pasadena Jet Propulsion Lab

August 15, 2012 by | News

Drs. Roman Buniy and Eric Minassian took several Physics students to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena May 29. Students were able to tour the laboratories and control rooms where the Mars Lander “Curiosity” was developed and launched. They were also granted access to several prototype and replica robots, which are used for mission control for the Curiosity. The

Students Win at SpaceX IEEE Computer Game Showcase

June 20, 2012 by | News

Senior Computer Science students Brian Chuchua and Sherica Grande won a tour of the SpaceX facility as a part of their special prize in the “Best Space Game” category at the IEEE Computer Game Showcase. During the tour, Grande was asked for her resume, and now interns at SpaceX. Chuchua is now working as an intern

Student Gaming Team Achieves 4th Place in Microsoft “Imagine Cup”

May 1, 2012 by | News

A Chapman University student team has placed in the top 4 of the 2012 U.S. Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. Going on ten years, the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition involves thousands of student competitors to present creative technology solutions that address real-world challenges. The theme for this year’s Imagine Cup is “Imagine a World Where Technology

Environmental Science and Policy Student Named 2012 Udall Scholar

April 19, 2012 by | News

Angel Flores ’13, an environmental science and policy major who also helps with his family recycling business and is a member of the cross country team, has been named a 2012 Udall Scholar by the Udall Foundation. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship for his senior year, Flores will attend a four-day Udall Foundation program

Faculty Research Expo Draws Inquiring Minds, Student Researchers

November 22, 2011 by | News

The ballroom of the new Student Union took on the atmosphere of a shopping bazaar crossed with a science fair and book festival recently when the Office of Undergraduate Research hosted Chapman University’s first university-wide Faculty Research Expo. Students packed the room, perusing displays about faculty members’ research, projects and latest books in a variety

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