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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

  

Lauren Friend (’19) Researches Hagfish Movement SURF Fellow details her research into the space-dependent movement of hagfish.

October 8, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Research comes in many different shapes and sizes. Sometimes students find themselves drawn to fields they had never known existed. Sometimes students find their new work so interesting that they decide to pursue it over the summer. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), a program within the Center for Undergraduate Excellence, provides support for students

Profiles: Mary Howard A SURF alum talks the elusive nature of owning something

November 23, 2016 by | Profiles

What does it mean to “own” something? What is property, really? Those are questions that drove Economics major Mary-Jean Howard (’17) through the summer of 2016. Mary was one the sixteen students selected for OURCA’s prestigious Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program. This intensive, ten-week program offers financial support to fellows so that they can

Profiles: Ana Kalyta A Canadian scientist in California

November 8, 2016 by | Profiles

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) has some amazing funding opportunities for Chapman students. Yes, that’s right—money to support great student ideas and ambitions! OURCA’s most intensive and comprehensive program is the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), which supports a group of undergraduate students who are pursuing individual research and creative activity

Profiles: Samira Amirazizi The power of language(s)

November 8, 2016 by | Profiles

Often, the research topics that fascinate us come from personal history. Because her parents are from Iran, Samira Amirazizi (Psychology, ’18) was interested in studying the brain functions of bilingual speakers. The focus of her research has a lot to do with her own life, and she finds it particularly relevant in current society. With

Profiles: Kathy Tavakoli On going to the lab to relief stress

November 8, 2016 by | Profiles

Biology major Kathy Tavakoli (’16) loves research. Even while taking eighteen credits every semester, going to the lab is an escape, a relief from the other stress of school.  She spent last summer indulging in her love of research in the lab of Dr. Keykavous Parang at the School of Pharmacy, and she received funding

Profiles: Rose Mackenzie How Research Can Be Creative

October 27, 2016 by | Profiles

People often associate undergraduate research with the sciences, but there are opportunities for every field and discipline. Rose Mackenzie (’17) is pursuing a double major in Theater Studies and Philosophy, and a minor in Women’s Studies and she spent the summer researching with the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity’s SURF program. The prestigious

Profiles: Sho Shrock-Manabe An immersive horror experience and a summer of research

October 10, 2016 by | Profiles

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) offers some amazing funding opportunities, including the prestigious Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program. This program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to pursue research and creative activity under guidance from full-time faculty mentors during the summer. Accepted applicants are paid to work for ten weeks

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