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,
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
This spring, the Hashinger Science Labs will open their doors again on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Science Labs Open House is open to all– Chapman campus and beyond– so please join us. The Kim Environmental Geochemistry (KEG) and Marine Invertebrate Biology (MIB) programs held an open house on
Schmid College saw its current students and alumni alike receive prestigious distinctions for the 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Of over 16,000 applicants vying for grants to fund their research, only 2,000 received awards.
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
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
World Water Day was first established in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly. Designating March 22 of every year to water, this year’s theme for World Water day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development,’ celebrating how water is linked to all areas of our lives. Particularly in the southern California region water has
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
February 11, 2015. 12PM-1PM. Chapman University, Argyros Forum Student Ballroom, AF 119A While Ebola has been the poster child for deadly viruses it is not alone in this category. There are other emerging zoonic viruses that can cause human mortality rates of up to 70%. The Nipah Virus (NIV) is one them.
Two freshmen in the School of Computational Sciences, Sakthisundar “Sakthi” Kasthurirengan and Kathleen “Katie” Lamkin successfully presented their work at this year’s Python Conference (PyCon 2014) in Montreal, Canada. The annual PyCon conferences are the largest and most prestigious within the Python software community. The work they presented was an offshoot of their class project