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An Unconventional Path to Becoming a Doctor Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Isaacs ’18 (M.S. ’19)

July 8, 2020 by | Biological Sciences Alumni

After visiting a sports medicine doctor in high school, Rachel Isaacs ’18 (M.S. ’19) was inspired to pursue a career as a physician. Entering college at Chapman as a biological sciences major, Rachel wasn’t planning to participate in research as an undergraduate because she was worried about the additional time commitment with her already full

Call to Action for Racial Justice in STEM By Goldwater Scholar Edena Khoshaba '21

June 10, 2020 by Edena Khoshaba | Student Author

As the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others cause nationwide anguish, millions of people have mobilized to fight for racial justice. I am glad to see that Chapman has issued statements and invited speakers and staff to address this movement and denounce continued violence against Black communities. However, while their

Words of Encouragement for the Class of 2020 From Alumna Jenny Gritton '19

May 21, 2020 by Jenny Gritton '19 | Events

Due to Chapman’s graduation ceremonies being postponed, Chapman asked the alumni community to send our graduating classes words of encouragement during this time. Below is a message from environmental science & policy alumna, Jenny Gritton ’19. Dear Graduating Class of 2020, I remember it rained on my graduation day. I was so bummed! I spent

Food Science Students Dominate Chapman 3MT® Competition Congratulations to Anna Paula Colella and Michelle Tu

May 17, 2020 by | Food Science

Founded by the University of Queensland, Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a student competition that challenges Masters and Ph.D. students to condense hours of research and pages of text into a three-minute talk that effectively explains their research in a way that engages a non-specialist audience. After the first competition in 2008, 3MT® has expanded

Schmid Students Recognized at 2020 Campus Leadership Awards Faith Holloway wins Huntington Award for Outstanding Scholarship

May 16, 2020 by | Student Focus

On May 15, 2020, Dean of Students Jerry Price, Ph.D. held the 2020 Campus Leadership Awards to recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our Chapman students. This year due to the stay-at-home order, Dean Price presented the awards virtually from his home. He recorded and uploaded the videos to the @LifeatCU Instagram account. You can view

Introducing New Schmid Senator Macy Dexter ’22 Learn what she hopes to accomplish this next year

May 12, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

Chapman’s Student Government Association (SGA) works to represent the interests of students by allocating funding, negotiating with administration, and hosting events. Last month, SGA held its elections for the 2020-2021 school year, and our newest Schmid senator is sophomore Macy Dexter! Dexter is a biological sciences major from Newport, Oregon, and she is also involved

Director of Food Science Anuradha Prakash, Ph.D. Receives 2020 SCIFTS Distinguished Achievement Award

May 11, 2020 by | Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Anuradha Prakash, who was selected as the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCIFTS) 2020 Distinguished Achievement Awardee.  SCIFTS is a local organization that has maintained a close connection with Chapman for many years. Their Distinguished Achievement Award is given to the person who has provided continuing and exemplary service to

Dr. Funk Receives Ecological Society of America Odum Award Recognized for her Excellence in Ecology Education

April 27, 2020 by | Faculty

Congratulations to Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Jennifer Funk, who recently received the Eugene P. Odum Award for Excellence in Ecology Education from the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The Odum Award is awarded to those who demonstrate their ability to relate basic ecological principles to human affairs through teaching, outreach, and mentoring activities. In

Chapman’s First Goldwater Scholar Biochemistry and molecular biology major Edena Khoshaba '21 plans to pursue pediatric cancer research

April 6, 2020 by | News

Junior biochemistry and molecular biology major, Edena Khoshaba, was selected as Chapman University’s first Goldwater Scholar. This scholarship will help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board for Khoshaba’s senior year.  A Highly Competitive Scholarship The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to sophomores and juniors seeking advanced research degrees in

It Takes A Village To Educate Our Students Pancreatic cancer survivors help our students learn the art of science communication.

February 6, 2020 by | Student Focus

Many students in the sciences are working towards a career in healthcare. Which poses the question: How do we, as a college, prepare our students to be leaders in the healthcare industry? Going Beyond a Textbook Our faculty are preparing our young scientists for real-world challenges by further developing their interpersonal communication skills. Schmid College

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