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Sydney Cheung

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Announcing our 2021 SURF Fellows! The Center for Undergraduate Excellence welcomes our 2021 SURF Fellows

May 7, 2021 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Every spring, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) reviews applicants for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). SURF is a paid eight-week program focused on undergraduate research and creative projects. Fellows can either work with a faculty mentor to either continue the mentor’s current research or create a project of their own.  Given the rigorous

SURF Spotlight: Lee Sottile SURF fellow bridges the gap between musical theater and history

April 23, 2021 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Lee Sottile (they/them) has always been a huge fan of musical theater since high school. Continuing this love for theater, Sottile decided to pursue their interests in a combination of art and humanities. Sottile graduated from Chapman in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Television, Writing, and Production as well as a

From SURF to Medical School Former SURF Fellow Brady Slater talks about his journey to medical school

April 23, 2021 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Going to college was not the standard for Chapman alumnus Brady Slater, especially growing up in a small town. In fact, only 15% of his high school class went on to college. Given the statistics, Slater graduated from high school and attended Chapman University, graduating in 2016 with a major in General Biology. Slater is

Applying for the Fulbright: Study and Research Grant Learn more about applying for the Fulbright scholarship through Chapman undergraduate Nathan Reynoso

January 25, 2021 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Have you ever thought about taking your studies overseas? Or getting your master’s degree in a different country? If you have ever thought about these, applying to the Fulbright Program might be for you! In 1945, Senator J. William Fulbright introduced a bill to the U.S. Congress that would fund the “promotion of international goodwill

Applying for the Fulbright: English Teaching Assistantship Learn more about applying for the Fulbright scholarship through Chapman undergraduates, Salma Sebt and Joanna Pak

January 25, 2021 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Have you ever thought about taking teaching English overseas? Or living in a different country for a year? If you have ever thought about these, applying to the Fulbright Program might be for you! In 1945, Senator J. William Fulbright introduced a bill to the U.S. Congress that would fund the “promotion of international goodwill

Combining art and science Morgan Grimes ‘22 receives the Scholarly/Creative Grant for an art project

January 22, 2021 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Art and science have always played a significant role for Morgan Grimes. Grimes grew up drawing and painting ever since she could remember. She also grew up loving science, since both her parents are chemists and have Ph.D.’s in Chemistry. She carried the same enthusiasm she had for the two subjects when she came to

Join us at the Student Scholar Symposium! Celebrate scholarly research and creative exploration of Chapman University undergraduate students while meeting fellow peers, faculty, and community members

November 21, 2020 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence is encouraging students and the Chapman community to attend the Fall 2020 Virtual Student Scholar Symposium.  The event will be divided up into both poster and oral sessions, highlighting research, creative activity, visual arts, and more. “The Student Scholar Symposium provides students an opportunity to present their research/creative projects to

SURF Spotlight: Emma Chen SURF fellow applies neurofeedback to treat depression

November 16, 2020 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Emma Chen entered Chapman as a Pre-Pharmacy major, but began to consider other topics within the STEM field. Although having no former background in psychology or neuroscience, Chen decided to apply for research at the Brain Institute after seeing an advertisement at the Keck Center. Chen continued her research this past summer after being awarded

Interpreting Law and Music Recent alumna Olivia Mello ‘20 is awarded as a highly commended entrant in the Global Undergraduate Awards

November 10, 2020 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Recent Chapman graduate Olivia Mello is a prime example of how law school applicants aren’t limited to humanities majors but can be applied to all types of backgrounds. Mello graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance and a minor in Political Science. Mello began studying the two seemingly different subjects, classical music,

Schedule a peer advising appointment with a student scholar ambassador! Talk to a student scholar ambassador to get all your questions answered about undergraduate research and creative activity

October 22, 2020 by | Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Missed out on the virtual undergraduate research and creative activity student panel? Or have specific questions about getting started on your academic or creative journey? Our student scholar ambassadors are here to help you!  Student scholar ambassadors are a group of students that serve as liaisons for the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) who have

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