Congratulations Nathan Mermilliod ’24 for winning 2nd Prize in the Undergraduate Statistics Project Competition’s (USPROC) Spring 2022 Introductory Statistics Class Project competition with his project titled “Women’s Chess Titles: The Unanticipated Effects Of Institutional Intervention On Female Participation In Competitive Chess.” This competition was sponsored by the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the Consortium for Advancement
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
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
Simon Scholar Ricardo Espinoza Hernandez, a rising senior biology major, is currently working at the University of Iowa as a part of their REU program. Ricardo answered questions for fellow students interested in pursuing research, shared his research experience, as well as his experience as a Simon Scholar, and what that means to his undergraduate
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.
Congratulations to our 2022 Schmid College SURF Fellows! Every year, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence reviews applicants for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), a paid, 8-week long program dedicated to student research and creative projects. 2022 SURF Fellows Sarah Connolly Major: Chemistry Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christopher Kim Research: Effect of Particle Size on Arsenic
Over ten Schmid students attended the Spring 2022 American Chemical Society Annual Conference in San Diego, CA. For many, it was their first conference experience and the students had the opportunity to present their research. Read below to hear about their conference experience. How was your experience presenting your research? “At first, I was very
On October 23rd, 2021 Chapman University hosted the 8th Annual Southwest Regional Meeting of Organismal Biologists, where students, faculty, and postdocs are able to discuss research through short talks, posters, and informal discussions. Dr. Doug Fudge and Dr. Patricia Lopes hosted over 100 visiting biologists and students who are doing integrative research in the
Johnny Altwal, ’21, graduated with a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology, found his way to Colorado State University to begin his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Recently, Altwal’s research on 3D printing of animal surgery was published in the Veterinary Surgery Journal, the only journal pertaining to surgery in veterinary medicine and is the official
On August 9th through 13th, Chapman University hosted the annual International Workshop on Operator Theory and its Applications Conference to bring together mathematicians and engineers who work in functional analysis and its application to related areas. This international conference brought over 200 attendees from all over the world, with guests participating on campus and remotely.