Category - Science & Engineering

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Worried About Online Security? Cyber Smart Panthers Can Help Student-led project aimed at preventing computer hacking models the ambitious goals of the Grand Challenges Initiative.

From computer hackers to identity thieves to phishing emails, cyber attacks are becoming more and more common – and complex. Such cybercrimes cost the U.S. economy about $100 billion annually, according to the FBI...

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Chapman Hosts Day One of ‘2019 Copenhagen Interpretation and Beyond’ Conference

Chapman University’s Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations will host the first day of the 2019 Copenhagen Interpretation and Beyond Conference on Friday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m...

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How This Marine Found His Passion for Cybersecurity Experience in the Military and at Chapman University showed Jin Jung his path.

Some know exactly what they want to do by the time they’re in high school — many need a little time to figure it out. That’s why Chapman University student Jin Jung ‘20 enlisted in the Marines after high school. He...

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The Plucky Duckling Confounding nature and researchers, adoptive loon parents take a resilient little mallard under their wings.

In a story worthy of Hans Christian Andersen, a pair of chickless loons have adopted an orphaned mallard duckling, puzzling even experienced researchers. Chapman University biologist Walter Piper has studied loons for...

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Fowler School of Engineering to Launch New Cybersecurity Minor Growing Need for Expertise Spurs Development

You’ve probably heard a lot of tech buzzwords in the last year. Quantum computing. Machine learning. Big data. Or at least saw something, somewhere about giant data breaches at Facebook and Marriott. If so, then you’ve...

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The Science of Shelf Life Chapman Professor Explains the How and Why Behind Shelf-Stable Foods

When Costco recently introduced a 27-pound tub of mac-and-cheese packets with a 20-year shelf life, the stuff sold out in a day. It’s unclear whether the product was scooped up by doomsday planners or working parents...

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At the Core of Understanding Chapman's new brain institute leads the way in uniting neuroscience with philosophy to pursue centuries-old questions of consciousness and free will.

When your research project invites colleagues to think anew about questions that have been debated for centuries, you learn to welcome the unexpected. Like when you get a call out of the blue from a scholar who says...

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Brain Institute Receives Over $7 Million for Research on Neurophilosophy of Free Will

The newly-minted Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Science (The Brain Institute) at Chapman University, with Dr. Uri Maoz as project leader, is the recipient of a total of $7.04 million to study how...

From Chapman to NASA Student Soars at the Highest Level, Thanks to Internship at Glenn Research Center

Lauren Friend ’19 launched her Chapman University student experience to new heights when she scored her dream internship with NASA. But when she packed up and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, to join the scientists with the...

Artful Explorers

Wherever art and science share synchronous orbits, chances are Lia Halloran will be there, contributing momentum. Halloran, an associate professor in the Department of Art as well as a practicing artist, recently...