Weight Change, Body Image, and Disordered Eating During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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"
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
Calling all Full-Time Faculty!
The Center for Undergraduate Excellence is in the process of collecting the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and Spring Scholarly/Creative Grant applications, and we are interested to see if YOU will serve as a reviewer of one or both applications. You will receive a letter of recognition for your participation, which we encourage you to
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
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
Nathan Reynoso (he/him) has always had a niche for audio-based storytelling and “giving a voice to the writers that have been lost over time.” Reynoso found himself exploring different research areas to pursue these passions until he found a project to which he could devote his undergraduate and post-graduate life. Reynoso graduated with a
Where are they now?
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
Resources at the Center for Undergraduate Excellence - Student Scholar Ambassadors
The Student Scholar Ambassadors are a select group of outstanding undergraduates who have participated in one or more programs that the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) offers. Programs include academic research, creative activity, and/or applied to or received a prestigious fellowship/scholarship. Each year, the CUE receives applications from diverse groups of individuals in various disciplines
Save the date! Virtual Faculty Research and Creative Scholars Expo
Got a taste for what research/creative activity is like at the “Strategies for Getting Involved in UG Research and Creative Activity Panel”? Ready to work up the courage to talk to some professors about the projects they have going on? Then the Faculty Research and Creative Scholars Expo is the perfect place to put your
Mark your calendars Panthers! Strategies for Getting Involved in UG Research and Creative Activity Panel on Wednesday, September 22nd
Debating whether to attempt research and/or creative activity to see if it’s something you want to pursue? Are you unsure of how to find the right faculty mentor or topic to even look for? No need to worry, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence has you covered. Join us on Wednesday, September 22nd from 7PM-8PM via