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women in STEM

  

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

How a Conference in Chicago Changed my Understanding of Healthcare Natalie Paterson '20 shares her experience at the Improve Care Now Community Conference

December 2, 2019 by Natalie Paterson | Student Author

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

How to Study Abroad in the Sciences

November 18, 2019 by Monroe Roush | Student Author

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

Seeking Truth Through Superconductivity CADS Ph.D. student, Iris Dorn, shares her experience writing a research paper with IQS faculty

September 23, 2019 by | Student Focus

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.

A Change in Career Path Faculty Research Inspired Alum to go into Public Health

September 13, 2019 by Elisa Hernandez | Alumni

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

Exploring Health Specialties and Health Care Systems Kiersten Chong's experience at Hawaii Pacific Health's Summer Student Research Program

September 3, 2019 by Elisa Hernandez | Student Focus

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

Getting to the Heart of UCSD’s Summer Research Program Rosita Saul shares how she landed a spot at UCSD's American Heart Association Summer Research Program

August 12, 2019 by Elisa Hernandez | Student Focus

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.

Schmid SURF Students Make Waves Summer research in the Keck Center is busier than ever!

July 18, 2019 by | Student Focus

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

The STAR Program Experience Riley Kendall shares her summer research experience at Augusta University

July 18, 2019 by Elisa Hernandez | Student Focus

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

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