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Papers and plane tickets: Chapman Students Visit Dublin for Undergraduate Awards Undergraduates Paige Gulley, Shannon Anarella, and Sarah Lemay are Highly Commended Applicants of the 2017 Undergraduate Awards

January 3, 2018 by | Uncategorized

It isn’t every day that a homework assignment turns into a trip Dublin. For Chapman University students, Paige Gulley, Shannon Anarella, and Sarah Lemay, undergraduate coursework became a mark of international academic distinction. The Undergraduate Awards is the leading international undergraduate awards program that recognizes exemplary undergraduate work. This non-profit organization shares Chapman’s emphasis on

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Carolyn Forché to address the Chapman Community December 6th! Join OURCA to discover "poetry of witness" on Student Research Day

November 28, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University is thrilled to welcome award-winning “poet of witness” Carolyn Forché as the keynote speaker and honored guest at Student Research Day this fall. Forché has authored four lauded books of poetry, in addition to her published anthologies, Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness and The Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English,

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You’ve done the all the research. But now what?? Attend OURCA's Poster Design and Presentation Workshop to learn how to present your research with confidence and clarity.

November 10, 2017 by | Uncategorized

It’s a familiar feeling: hands shaking, word stuttering, breath shallowing. Presenting your work can be an unnerving experience, even for the most seasoned researcher. Despite months, years, decades of academic inquiry, gaining the confidence to design and present your hard work is not always intuitive to the academic. Especially as undergraduate researchers, new to the

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It’s a wrap on DRAW! Chapman University's inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week was a hit!

October 24, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University’s inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week was a smashing success! Though the festivities have come to a close and the hype has died down, the buzz about undergraduate research and creative activity continues to pulsate around campus. Looking back on DRAW there are so many exciting and inspirational highlights: Did you hear about

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DRAW’s Faculty Research & Creative Activity Expo is THE event of the Fall featuring fascinating creative and scholarly activity! Check it out this Wednesday, October 4th from 3-5 PM in the Bush Conference Center!

October 3, 2017 by | Uncategorized

The faculty at Chapman University are more than just professors. Many of them are prolific academics and researchers working on fascinating projects with serious innovative potential. Faculty across all schools and disciplines at Chapman University are participating in DRAW’s Faculty Research & Creative Activity Expo, this Wednesday October 4th, from 3-5 in the Bush Conference

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Want to research, but don’t know where to start? DRAW has you covered. Discover the strategies you need to get involved in undergraduate research and creative activity!

September 25, 2017 by | Uncategorized

  Celebrated academics were not always celebrated academics. Those great researchers and innovators once started exactly where you are today, as undergraduates with ambition and some vague dream of doing. Maybe you fancy yourself the next Steven Spielberg, Toni Morrison, or Sigmund Freud? Do you have the gumption of Jane Goodall or the critical mind of

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DRAW wants YOU to discover your path to success! Join OURCA October 2-6 for the inaugural Discover Research and Arts Week, and find out what personalized education is all about!

September 19, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Are you ready to take charge of your education and future but don’t know where to begin? You don’t want to miss OURCA’s inaugural week-long event, Discover Research and Arts Week! Mark your calendars for October 2nd through the 6th, and follow OURCA on Facebook to stay up to date on all the incredible opportunities

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Student Profile: Benji Whitmore (’20) Benji Whitmore talks research, the SURF Program, and volunteering as an OURCA Ambassador

September 11, 2017 by | Profiles

As a Pre-Pharmacy (3+3) student at Chapman University, Benji Whitmore (’20) has been actively involved with research for most of his undergraduate career. In 2016, for example, he was selected to participate in the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity’s SURF program, a highly competitive, paid, on-campus summer fellowship that allows students to pursue

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Student Profile: Jessica Bocinski (Spring ’18) Jessica Bocinski, an Art History and Anthropology double major, talks research and creative opportunities at Chapman University

August 31, 2017 by | Profiles

As an Art History and Anthropology double major, Jessica Bocinski (Spring ’18) has been actively involved with research for much of her undergraduate career. In 2016, for example, she was selected to participate in the SURF program, a highly competitive, paid, on-campus summer fellowship that allows each participating student to pursue research and creative activity under

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Student Profile: Taylor Lee Patti Taylor Lee Patti (May '17)

May 24, 2017 by | Profiles

Taylor Lee Patti (May ’17) is a promising researcher with a passion for academics, so much so that she will be graduating this May with a triple major in Physics, Math, and Spanish. As part of her undergraduate studies, Taylor worked with Chapman University’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity to conduct her own independent