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Dean's Take: This is a nice primer on why numbers have very little meaning on their own. It takes numerical context to make data meaningful. Values can get larger or smaller, or we can have more or less of something, but without knowing precisely how those numbers are changing relative to where they started, or how things are changing in a more global sense, we actually know very little. #STEM #data
Author: Chapman University - Schmid College
Chapman University - Schmid College
Dean's Take: This is a nice primer on why numbers have very little meaning on their own. It takes numerical context to make data meaningful. Values can get larger or smaller, or we can have more or less of something, but without knowing precisely how those numbers are changing relative to where they started, or how things are... read more »
Dean's Take: Many see higher education as having a dividing line between the vocationally-focused pre-professional programs and the less focused liberal arts approaches, with the former being rigidly outcome based, and the latter being the last bastion of those who are 'learning to think'. However, shouldn't those who teach towards a professional outcome simply be teaching 'how to think' within that specific context? Regardless of whether we are educating via the purest liberal arts framework, a pre-professional program, or through a blended/balanced approach as we do in the sciences, it is critical that 'learning how to think' is done in a functional fashion that provides enough context for application beyond the college and university. #highered #stem
Author: Chapman University - Schmid College
Chapman University - Schmid College
Dean's Take: Many see higher education as having a dividing line between the vocationally-focused pre-professional programs and the less focused liberal arts approaches, with the former being rigidly outcome based, and the latter being the last bastion of those who are 'learning to think'. However, shouldn't those who teach... read more »
Yesterday, Chapman University computational and data sciences student Rachel Baugh successfully defended her master’s thesis, entitled "How Climate Change affects Thermohaline Circulation In the North Atlantic." Her committee was composed of Dr. Hesham El-Askary (chair), Dr. Boksoon Myoung and Dr. Seung Hee Kim. Please join us in congratulating Rachel for this significant accomplishment! #stem #womeninscience #wist
Author: Chapman University - Schmid College
Chapman University - Schmid College
Yesterday, Chapman University computational and data sciences student Rachel Baugh successfully defended her master’s thesis, entitled "How Climate Change affects Thermohaline Circulation In the North Atlantic." Her committee was composed of Dr. Hesham El-Askary (chair), Dr. Boksoon Myoung and Dr. Seung Hee Kim. Please join... read more »
Congratulations to the inaugural group of Orange High School juniors selected for the new Simon STEM Scholarship Program! This unique scholarship program allows selected Orange High School students who major in a #STEM degree to receive a full scholarship to #ChapmanU.
Author: Chapman University - Schmid College
Chapman University - Schmid College
Congratulations to the inaugural group of Orange High School juniors selected for the new Simon STEM Scholarship Program! This unique scholarship program allows selected Orange High School students who major in a #STEM degree to receive a full scholarship to #ChapmanU.
The Simon Family Foundation partners with #ChapmanU and Orange High School to create the Simon #STEM Scholarship Program, which starts during a student’s junior year at Orange High and continues through that student’s four years at Chapman. Simon STEM Scholars will work with Chapman faculty on research projects while still in high school. This builds off the successful Chapman-Orange High Ecological Research Experience program founded by professor Jennifer Funk. Simon STEM Scholars will also receive a full #scholarship to Chapman, including tuition and housing.
Author: Chapman University - Schmid College
Chapman University - Schmid College
The Simon Family Foundation partners with #ChapmanU and Orange High School to create the Simon #STEM Scholarship Program, which starts during a student’s junior year at Orange High and continues through that student’s four years at Chapman. Simon STEM Scholars will work with Chapman faculty on research projects while still in... read more »
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