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SURF Spotlight Lauren Bramlett - Combining Dance and Rhetoric Through Analysis of Concert Dance Pieces from 1950's and 60's

January 25, 2022 by | Profiles

Since high school, Lauren Bramlett (she/her) has been searching for a way to connect her two passions – dance and English. Before college, she believed they were distinctly different because dance is defined as expressing oneself through their bodies. At the same time, English studies how one expresses various things through words, showing how there

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

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

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