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Summer Internship: Computer Science major Christina Berardi interns at Hewlett-Packard Enterprises

August 9, 2017 by Maddie Tumbarello | Research

Diligent is an understatement when used to describe Christina Berardi. A rising junior who is planning to major in Computer Science and minor in Business Analytics at Chapman’s Schmid College, Christina is spending her summer as a Software Development Intern for Hewlett-Packard Enterprises. Christina found a passion for computer technologies early on in high school,

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Research: Just Do It Biological sciences senior Jessica Rush’s advice after presenting her climate change research this summer in Puerto Rico

July 10, 2017 by | Research

I’m a rising senior double majoring in Biological Sciences and Spanish. Most importantly, I have been a “Swamp Monster” since spring semester of my sophomore year. Being a Swamp Monster means I, along with other undergraduates, work alongside Chapman faculty Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman conducting research in wetland ecology.  It also

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FOODucation: A Workshop for Girls Inc!

April 19, 2015 by | News

On Saturday April 11th, Chapman’s Food Science Program had the pleasure of hosting an interactive educational experience for Girls Inc! High school students from different regions of Orange County were brought to Chapman University to learn about Food Science, thanks to the collaboration between FSNSA and Girls Inc. female leaders Christie Pearce,

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Alumna Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship

April 17, 2015 by | News

In a big year for Schmid College, alumna Elizabeth Berrigan ’14 was among the few awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in Physics and Astronomy – Theoretical Physics. NSF bestowed the grants to only the top 7% of applicants from an already elite pool. Berrigan, who double-majored in Physics and Biochemistry at Schmid College, said she felt Chapman University played a significant

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Alumna Publishes Research in Nature Climate Change

April 8, 2015 by | Research

Schmid College did not have to wait long for its young Environmental Science and Policy program to sprout an impressive alumna.  Madison Hoffacker ’13, a recent graduate with a grass-roots foundation in the program, co-authored and published a paper in Nature Climate Change. Hoffacker was one of the first four students to officially declare a

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Funk Lab in Irvine

April 3, 2015 by | Research

Starting at the beginning of spring semester on Wednesday and Friday mornings, I would head out to the University of California at Irvine’s Extension Center near the Great Park. At this site, I have been working with Dr. Jennifer Funk and her lab technician, Julie Larson, on a project assessing how water availability influences leaf

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Science Forum: Earth in Context with Dr. Anne Egger

March 11, 2015 by | News

  March 18 2015, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Chapman University,  Argyros Forum Student Ballroom, AF 119A   Our global society faces a number of challenges including adapting to climate change, assuring the availability of freshwater, and managing our energy resources wisely, all of which require a robust understanding of the

Women In Science and Technology (WIST) at Chapman

November 13, 2014 by Aneesha Prakash | News

Aneesha Prakash is a computer science major, math minor and president of  Women in Science and Technology at Chapman. Though the ratios of females to males in science and technology have been improving, the rate of change is not as fast as it could be and women are still not equals in all STEM areas. Part of the