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

November 16, 2020 by | Profiles

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

Recent graduate and SURF alumna gets published! Lindsay Zumwalt ‘20 publishes research on a bacterial pathogen known to cause stomach ulcers and stomach cancer

October 15, 2020 by | Profiles

When interviewed in November 2019, recent graduate Lindsay Zumwalt stated that one of her aspirations was to publish a manuscript. Fast forward one year later, and Zumwalt has successfully checked “published research” off her list.  Zumwalt started her research journey through faculty-student independent research credit courses (291/491) and was later awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research

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,

Spotlight: Alexis Sutterman Shinnyo Fellow discusses her work supporting CA environmental justice

February 27, 2020 by | Profiles

Chapman graduate Alexis Sutterman established herself as a prominent force on campus during her undergraduate years. Having served as the president of Chapman Democrats, an executive board member for the Olive Tree Initiative, and the recipient of the 2019 Political Science Citizen-Scholar Award, it comes as no surprise that she was awarded the Shinnyo Fellowship. 

SURF Spotlight: Natalie Paterson SURF fellow conducts medical research to help children with inflammatory bowel disease

February 20, 2020 by | Profiles

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food,” are the words from Hippocrates that drive the work of Chapman undergraduate Natalie Paterson. Paterson researches the health outcomes of children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Her team uses an international database from the ​ImproveCareNow (ICN)​ network and collaborates with Dr. Kenneth Grant, MD, Head

SURF Spotlight: Michael MacInnes "If not us, who?" - SURF Fellow conducts archival research in Durban, South Africa

February 17, 2020 by | Profiles

Conducting student research often consists of searching through archives, digital content browsing and faculty consultations. For senior history major Michael MacInnes, it has also included two weeks in Durban, South Africa. MacInnes’ travel was made possible largely due to receiving a Scholarly/Creative Grant from the Center of Undergraduate Excellence. He was also accepted into SURF

Nazi-Looted Painting Returned to Rightful Owners Return of "View of a Dutch Square" painting—the subject of two Chapman students' research—marks victory for art restitution!

February 6, 2020 by | Profiles

At Chapman’s 2016 Student Scholar Symposium, students Bryleigh Blaise and Rosita Saul presented a poster tracking the history of the Nazi-looted painting “View of a Dutch Square” which had been stolen from Gottlieb and Mathilde Kraus in 1941. Exploring the restitution procedures in Bavaria, their poster showed how difficult this process had been for the

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