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Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

  

A Story of Growth: Inspiring Plant Science at Work Award-winning plant biologist, Kevin Nguyen '22, shares his research journey and growth.

November 1, 2022 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Kevin Nguyen ’24 has devoted his time at Chapman University to conducting plant research to explore his passion for scientific discovery, the environment, and his own future. Nguyen began his research journey at Chapman University when he was selected for the Simon STEM Scholars Program, which is a partnership between Chapman University and the nearby

Ben Janda (’23) & Kevin Nguyen (’24) are named 2022 Goldwater Scholars! Congratulations to these two stellar undergraduate researchers on the prestigious award!

September 9, 2022 by | Uncategorized

For the first time in Chapman University’s history, we are excited to announce that two students were named Goldwater Scholars, Benjamin Janda (‘23) and Kevin H. Nguyen (‘24). This is the 3rd year in a row that Chapman has successfully mentored Goldwater Scholars. A big congratulations to the remarkable students and their faculty mentors! The

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

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

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

Mark the date! Student Scholar Symposium Join us in celebrating scholarly research and creative exploration of our undergraduate students - Wednesday, December 1, 2021

November 22, 2021 by | Events

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence will be hosting the Fall 2021 Virtual Student Scholar Symposium on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. The symposium will have separate poster and oral sessions with students from a wide-range of disciplines highlighting their research, creative activity, visual arts, and more!  Research and creative activity is a fundamental aspect of a

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

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