Chapman University http://wamc.org en Dr. Julia Boehm, Chapman University - Happiness and Health http://wamc.org/post/dr-julia-boehm-chapman-university-happiness-and-health <p> Does being happy make you healthier? Is, perhaps, the inverse also true?</p><p>Dr. Julia Boehm, <span class="replace">assistant professor in psychology at Chapman University, is studying the correlation between mind and body. </span></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 90315 at http://wamc.org Dr. Julia Boehm, Chapman University - Happiness and Health Dr. Marco Bisoffi, Chapman Univeristy - Thinking Outside the Tumor http://wamc.org/post/dr-marco-bisoffi-chapman-univeristy-thinking-outside-tumor <p>Studying the area surrounding a cancerous tumor may provide new medical insights.</p><p>Dr. Marco Bisoffi, associate professor of biological sciences at Chapman University, is studying<em> field cancerization</em> to help treat the deadly disease.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 88505 at http://wamc.org Dr. Marco Bisoffi, Chapman Univeristy - Thinking Outside the Tumor Dr. Ali Nayeri, Chapman University – Cosmology and String Theory http://wamc.org/post/dr-ali-nayeri-chapman-university-cosmology-and-string-theory <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Ali Nayeri of Chapman University discusses the explanatory power of string theory cosmology.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br />Ali Nayeri is an assistant professor of physics in the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University in Orange, California.&nbsp; His teaching and research interests are focused on string theory and string cosmology. He is also a member of Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies.</p><p><a href="http://www.chapman.edu/our-faculty/ali-nayeri">About Dr. Nayeri</a></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 76685 at http://wamc.org Dr. Brennan Peterson, Chapman University – Psychology of Infertility http://wamc.org/post/dr-brennan-peterson-chapman-university-psychology-infertility <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Brennan Peterson of Chapman University examines the psychological challenges surrounding the issue of infertility.</p><p></p><p><br><br>Brennan Peterson is an associate professor of psychology and the Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at Chapman College in Orange, California. His research focuses on the mental health implications of infertility including couple coping processes and fertility awareness issues. He holds a Ph.D. from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 65026 at http://wamc.org Dr. Jason Keller, Chapman University – Bogs and the Carbon Cycle http://wamc.org/post/dr-jason-keller-chapman-university-bogs-and-carbon-cycle <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jason Keller of Chapman University explains how organisms alter one of life’s most fundamental processes in oxygen-poor environments.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:58:49 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 60385 at http://wamc.org Dr. Jason Keller, Chapman University – Bogs and the Carbon Cycle Dr. William Wright, Chapman University – Territorial Limpets http://wamc.org/post/dr-william-wright-chapman-university-territorial-limpets <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. William Wright of Chapman University explains how limpets battle it out for the best section of the tide pool.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 58304 at http://wamc.org Dr. Walter Piper, Chapman University – Loons and Deadly Combat http://wamc.org/post/dr-walter-piper-chapman-university-loons-and-deadly-combat <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Walter Piper of Chapman University explains why territorial disputes among loons can become a battle to the death.</p><p>Walter Piper is a professor of biology at Chapman University in Orange, California. He has studied the territoriality of Common Loons since 1993 in Oneida County, Wisconsin. His Loon Project seeks to understand how young animals acquire a breeding territory and how older, established breeders hold onto their territories for as long as possible. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 51625 at http://wamc.org Dr. Catherine Clark, Chapman University – Sunlight and Water Pollution http://wamc.org/post/dr-catherine-clark-chapman-university-sunlight-and-water-pollution <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Catherine Clark of Chapman University explains the connection between sunlight and water pollution.<br /><br />Catherine Clark is a professor of earth and environmental sciences at Chapman University in Orange, California. Her research is primarily focused on aquatic chemistry, specifically the photochemistry of dissolved organic material in coastal and ocean waters and the sources, distribution and photochemical reactions of pollutants in local waters. She holds a Ph. D. in chemistry from Boston University.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 45139 at http://wamc.org Dr. Catherine Clark, Chapman University – Sunlight and Water Pollution