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women in science

  

Exploring Costa Rica Student Spotlight: Morgan Grimes

February 16, 2021 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

Happy International Education Week! Students at Chapman have the opportunity to study abroad through the Center for Global Education, where they are paired with programs that fit their academic and personal interests.  This week, we are highlighting STEM students who have studied abroad as a way to enhance their global perspective. Morgan Grimes is studying

STEM in Scotland Student Spotlight: Lorryn McKaig '22

February 16, 2021 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

Exploring castles in Prague, studying the rainforest in Costa Rica, or visiting ancient temples in Japan – these adventures and more await our students who go abroad during their time at Chapman. With the help of the Center for Global Education, STEM students can plan their study abroad experience to fit in with their rigorous

Sharing Research in 2020 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Sophomores Share Their Research Experience from Last Year

January 19, 2021 by Monroe Roush | Research

Conducting and presenting research is a major part of undergraduate life in Schmid, and although the majority of 2020 was conducted in a virtual capacity our students have still found ways to share their research. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology sophomores Aubrey Emmi and Delilah Schuerman presented their work at the virtual Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Advocacy Alumni Spotlight: Tami Chipeco '18

January 4, 2021 by Monroe Roush | Alumni

Tami Chipeco ‘18 studied Environmental Science and Policy as an undergraduate. Following graduation, she took the opportunity to explore the intersection of her faith and environmental advocacy as the Ecological Discipleship Coordinator for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. This national Christian non-profit organization connects students on college campuses to empower and equip them to lead Bible studies,

Service-Based Learning Course Introduces STEM to Local “At-Risk” Children Chapman Students teach STEM topics to youth at Higher Ground Youth and Family Services

December 7, 2020 by | STEM

Last year, Schmid College started a service-based learning course called STEM in Action in partnership with a local non-profit, Higher Ground Youth and Family Services, in Anaheim. This course allows Chapman students to lead STEM-focused activities to get elementary and middle school children excited about science. Typically the students would work with the children at

Dr. Liberman-Martin Receives Undergraduate New Investigator Grant Provides opportunities for four Chapman undergraduates to participate in summer research

November 2, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Allegra Liberman-Martin for receiving a grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund! The Undergraduate New Investigator Grant provides funds for scientists who are beginning independent careers in academia and have limited or no preliminary results for a research project they wish to pursue. Dr. Liberman-Martin’s project is called “Carbodiphosphoranes as

How GCI Networking led to a Post-Grad Job Alumni Spotlight: Amy Lam '19, Mechanical Engineer for Fusion Biotec

November 2, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Alumni

Chapman’s Grand Challenges Initiative (GCI) pushes our first and second-year students to think big about the most challenging issues facing our society. From tackling the issue of microplastics in the ocean, to designing and building an insulin pump with 3D printing, to developing apps to help children with autism, our students work from their very

Food Science Students Receive National Association of Flavors and Food Ingredient Systems Scholarship Congratulations to Kayla McCormack and Michelle Jin

October 12, 2020 by | Student Success

Every fall, the National Association of Flavors and Food Ingredient Systems (NAFFS) awards two of our outstanding Food Science students each a scholarship check for $1,500. Friend of the Food Science program and NAFFS member, Patrick Imburgia, facilitates this award. This year, the NAFFS scholarship was awarded to Kayla McCormack and Michelle Jin. Schmid College

Unexpected Internship Turned into Perfect Job Opportunity Student Spotlight: Emma Kocik '21 shares her internship with the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project

October 12, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

This week we are featuring Emma Kocik, who is currently pursuing her B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in Environmental Science. This summer, she worked as a laboratory assistant at the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project! She talked with us about her experiences in the lab and how it gave her insight into her

Learning to Lead during a Pandemic Student Spotlight: Izze Billet '21 shares about her CHOC internship this past summer

October 5, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

We are continuing our blog series featuring students who worked or had internships in their field this past summer! This week, we spoke with Izze Billet (’21), a biological sciences who worked at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). Izze shared her leadership experiences and the transition the program had to make during the

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