On the verge of graduation, Kasey Markell is focused on helping others. An Applied Human Physiology major and Nutrition minor, Markell recently completed her Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), with her research focusing on exercise’s effect on symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. SURF fellows come from various disciplines, from the sciences to the arts and everywhere in
Are you looking to give back to your community after graduating? Do you want to be paid full-time while implementing your unique program at a community organization of your choice? If so, the Shinnyo fellowship is for you! The Shinnyo fellowship is a prestigious 10-month fellowship that allows post-undergraduate Chapman University students to immerse themselves
As an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology with a minor in Disability Studies, Helen Lee ’23 participated in the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), where she explored the Implications of Affect Variability on Cortisol and Sleep. “Specifically, I looked at how emotion variability might relate to daily cortisol output and physical health outcomes,” Lee
The Undergraduate Faculty Mentor Directory was created to provide undergraduate students with a complete guide of faculty interested in mentoring students for research or creative activity. The goal of this project is to present students with potential mentors across various disciplines in the hopes that they can find one that fits their specific research/creative interests.
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
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,
Dr. Keykavous Parang–Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and Global Affairs in the School of Pharmacy–is especially interested in the areas of medicinal chemistry and drug delivery. “The emphasis of my research lies at the interface between chemistry and biology with specific projects being focused in the fields of organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, nanomedicine,
Dr. Kelli Fuery, Assistant Professor in Film Studies, is especially interested in film, media, cultural studies, and psychoanalytic theory. “My research has always been interested in how different theories of psychoanalysis and cultural studies can help us think about the experience of looking at or watching images, whether that is time-based–cinema, television, gaming, photography, or painting,”
As a creative writing major at Chapman University, Robert Schumaker (‘17) actively participates in a number of creative endeavors, most recently serving as the editor-in-chief of Calliope, the university’s student art and literary magazine. Robert also writes poetry and has been practicing this craft seriously for the past three years, both in and out of classes.
Chapman University’s semi-annual Student Research Day will feature a keynote address from Nancy Perloff, Ph. D., Curator of Modern and Contemporary Collections for the Getty Research Institute. As a trained musicologist and art historian, scholarly research and creative activity have played an integral role in Perloff’s life and career. In fact, her scholarship spans a variety of