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
My name is Lindsay Zumwalt and I am a senior molecular biology major here at Chapman University. I will be graduating in the spring with aspirations to attend medical school. Ultimately, I want to be a pediatric physician working to integrate technology into the healthcare field. With technological advances on the rise, I strongly believe
My name is Natalie Paterson, and I am a senior biochemist and nutrition minor on track to complete the 4 + 1 B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/M.S. Food Science integrated degree program by May 2021. Specifically, the integrated program is in direct alignment with my aspiration to use food as medicine. Thus far, pursuing my
This week is International Education Week, a time to learn about the different ways students can study abroad and expand their cultural awareness. Chapman’s Center for Global Education (CGE) offers a myriad of opportunities that range from single travel courses to full semesters (or years!) abroad. For our science students, studying abroad can seem like
Iris Dorn started as a Ph.D. student in the Computational and Data Sciences (CADS) Program in September 2018 under the supervision of Dr. Armen Gulian. Dr. Guilian is a member of the Insitute for Quantum Studies and is a Senior Research Scientist and Director of Chapman University’s Advanced Physics Laboratory, located in Burtonsville, Maryland. Dr.
Biological sciences alumna, Harmanpreet Bhatti ’17, entered Chapman planning to pursue a career in forensic medicine or pathology. Looking to gain more research experience, she found Dr. Georgiana Bostean’s Social Determinants of Health Research Laboratory. Joining Dr. Bostean’s laboratory ended up changing her outlook and career path. “What I didn’t realize was how ill-informed I was about
Kiersten Chong is a senior Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major with a minor in Business Administration. Since her sophomore year, she has had the opportunity to serve on the Schmid Student Leadership Council and she has also participated in the CHIN 201A summer travel course to Taiwan. She serves as a supplemental instructor for BIOL
Rosita Saul decided to come to Chapman because she knew she would have many opportunities available to her and would be encouraged to chase them. As a senior biological science major with a concentration in molecular biology and a holocaust history minor on the pre-medicine track, she has taken full advantage of her college experience.
Thanks to Chapman’s Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE), Schmid undergraduate students have the opportunity to pursue research under the guidance of full-time faculty mentors during the summer. This Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is a paid, on-campus summer fellowship with a faculty member that includes monetary support and on-campus housing. Students from all of Chapman’s
Riley Kendall is a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major, minoring in computational neuroscience. At Chapman, she has served as the public relations officer for Chapman’s American Chemical Society (ACS) chapter, led a small group for the Intervarsity Christan Fellowship, been an active member of the Schmid Student Leadership Council (SSLC), and helped in the