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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

Hands-On Experience at St. Joseph’s Hospital During Pandemic Student Spotlight: COPE Health Scholar Michelina Nardone '21

September 24, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

We are continuing our student spotlight series this week with Michelina Nardone! Michelina is a senior biological sciences major with a minor in Nutrition. She is originally from Seattle, Washington. This past summer, Michelina was a COPE Health Scholar at St. Joseph’s hospital. Q&A with Michelina: Schmid College: Tell us about your experience as a

A Summer in Wisconsin Observing Animal Behavior Student Research Spotlight: Annie Ng '21 shares her experience with the Loon Project

September 7, 2020 by Monroe Roush | Student Focus

As summer comes to an end, we’re excited to showcase our students who completed research and internships over the past few months! Senior environmental science and policy major Annie Ng talked with us about her summer research experience with the Loon Project, a research project headed by Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Walter Piper. Q&A

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

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