Computer science major Bryson Thill ’12, just completed a 10-week program at the world’s leading Earth Sciences laboratories at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, located in Greenbelt, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. Thill was one of only 10 undergraduate students accepted into the prestigious Summer Institute in Earth Sciences (SIES) program this summer. The Summer Institute provides
Chapman University has been awarded a three-year grant extension valued at more than $200,000 a year from a state outreach program designed to nurture science literacy among K-12 students. Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, commonly referred to as MESA, is one of the country’s most innovative and successful programs addressing the need for early science education.
Hawaiian-born Chelsea Takahashi ’12 says growing up healthy and happy in one of the most beautiful places in the world made her think about others who don’t have such good fortune. So she chose a double major in environmental science policy and political science and started thinking about a career in agricultural development. Now the
Several Chapman University chemistry students wowed youngsters visiting the Santa Ana Zoo’s recent celebration of National Chemistry Week with homemade “lemon fizzy soda.” The science demonstration doubled as a tasty lesson in what happens when lemon juice, water, sugar and baking soda are combined. The bubbly fun was conducted by members of Chapman University’s student
Lauryn Linsell ’09 has been named a Fulbright Award winner for the 2010-11 academic year. Linsell is director of the Public Health Brigade in Honduras, a program of the Global Medical Brigades. She began volunteering with the Brigades as a Chapman student and developed the Public Health Brigade. Linsell’s Fulbright work will focus on the