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Welcome to the 2022 SURF Fellows! Congratulations to all of those who were awarded the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

May 11, 2022 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Every spring, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) reviews applicants for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). SURF awards motivated individuals to seek out research and creative activity with a faculty mentor while receiving a $4,000 fellowship, in addition to room and board. Fellows can either work with a faculty mentor to continue the mentor’s

Chapman University’s First-Ever Knight-Hennessy Scholar! Congratulations to Vidal M. Arroyo ('19) for being named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar in his Ph.D program for Biophysics

May 6, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University’s first ever Rhodes Scholar, PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholar, and Cecil F. Cheverton Award are just a few of the many accolades that Vidal Arroyo has received over the years. As of today, we are thrilled to announce that Arroyo has been named Chapman University’s first ever Knight-Hennessy Scholar for a PhD in

Shun Kato’s Infinite Paths to Peace: Shinnyo-en Fellowship Learn about Shun Kato ('21) and his work as the Shinnyo Fellow!

March 30, 2022 by | Events

Serving his community and being a leader has always come naturally to recent Chapman graduate Shun Kato (he/his). Kato (‘21) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in Health Sciences. As someone who aspires to become a Pediatric Cardiologist and devote his life to service, Kato knew

Weight Change, Body Image, and Disordered Eating During the COVID-19 Pandemic Learn about how Sara Iisaka ('22) utilized the Scholarly/Creative Grant to fund her research project!

March 30, 2022 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Sara Iisaka (she/her) has always been intrigued by the way people’s perceptions about themselves are influenced by the circumstances and environment around them. Needless to say, the COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted the entire world in various, complex ways. Following her curiosity, Iisaka took part in a research project in the midst of the pandemic that

Where are they now? Keshav Srinivasan's Journey from Presenting at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to Pursuing a Life in Academia

October 26, 2021 by | Profiles

Upon graduating from Dodge with a Film Production degree in 2019, Keshav Srinivasan pursued a Master’s degree in Film and Screen Studies at the University of Cambridge, England. Now, based in Brooklyn, New York, he teaches film classes at a community college and is in the process of acquiring his Teaching English as a Foreign

Introducing the Undergraduate Faculty Mentor Directory The Center for Undergraduate Excellence is thrilled to officially announce the start of an Undergraduate Faculty Mentor Directory!

September 1, 2021 by | Uncategorized

The Undergraduate Faculty Mentor Directory was created to provide undergraduate students with a complete guide of faculty interested in mentoring students for research or creative activity. The goal of this project is to present students with potential mentors across various disciplines in the hopes that they can find one that fits their specific research/creative interests.

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 | Fellowships and Scholarships

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,

SURF Spotlight: Corinne Tam SURF Fellow explores masculinity in young Asian-American men

September 14, 2020 by | Profiles

Recent graduate Corinne Tam was curious to learn more about masculinity within the Asian-American community, after understanding female empowerment and patriarchy. Tam took a particular interest in studying the experiences of Asian-Americans, which stemmed from her studies in sociology and women’s studies.  Through the sociology club, she received a travel grant to go to Philadelphia,

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