In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Ali Nayeri of Chapman University discusses the explanatory power of string theory cosmology.
Ali Nayeri is an assistant professor of physics in the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University in Orange, California. 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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Brennan Peterson of Chapman University examines the psychological challenges surrounding the issue of infertility.
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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Walter Piper of Chapman University explains why territorial disputes among loons can become a battle to the death.
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.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Catherine Clark of Chapman University explains the connection between sunlight and water pollution.
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.