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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

“Prejudice Towards LGBT Men and Women Varies by Religiosity and Social Dominance Orientation” Debbie Nguyen '22 receives the Scholarly/Creative Grant to push forward their research

February 16, 2022 by | Uncategorized

As a queer person in STEM, Debbie Nguyen (she/they) always gravitated towards topics related to the LGBTQ+ population. In addition, their personal experiences growing up in religious spaces as a Vietnamese-American planted a seed of curiosity about the effects of religious and ethnic identity on anti-LGBT stigma. Nguyen is currently a senior (‘22) majoring in

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

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,

SURF Spotlight: Prabhnoor Kaur Transcending the traditional research paper, one SURF Fellow hosts powerful art exhibit

November 21, 2019 by | Profiles

For senior art history major Prabhnoor Kaur, research is much more than long academic papers. It’s a way to communicate, express, and paint people’s stories. Kaur spent last summer participating in SURF – the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship – which is overseen by the Center for Undergraduate Excellence. During her fellowship, Kaur explored the history of

Lauren Friend (’19) Researches Hagfish Movement SURF Fellow details her research into the space-dependent movement of hagfish.

October 8, 2018 by | Profiles

Research comes in many different shapes and sizes. Sometimes students find themselves drawn to fields they had never known existed. Sometimes students find their new work so interesting that they decide to pursue it over the summer. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), a program within the Center for Undergraduate Excellence, provides support for students

Center for Undergraduate Excellence is thrilled to announce the Fall 2017 Grant Recipients!  Discover the exciting undergraduate research and creativity going on at Chapman University!

February 2, 2018 by | Accomplishments

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence prides itself on the capacity to help fund student lead undergraduate academic and artistic inquiry via grant awards each semester here at Chapman University. These grant awards are intended to provide support for faculty-mentored but student conducted projects, by supplying necessary funds to purchase equipment or materials, cover rental or

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