»Chapman Research Events

For more information on any of the events below please contact OURCA@chapman.edu
 

Lunch with a Professor

Monday, October 5 - Friday, October 9, 2015
11:30-1:30 pm
Randall Dining Commons
 
Discover the unique Chapman opportunity of having a conversation with your professor over lunch, outside of the classroom!
 
Invite your professor for a free lunch during Lunch with a Professor Week.
 
 

 5th Annual Faculty Research Expo

 
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
4:00-6:00 pm
Bush Conference Center - BK 404
 

At this event, faculty members from across campus will showcase the exciting scholarly research and creative activity they are conducting with undergraduate students here at Chapman University. Organized in an open house format, students are invited to mingle with faculty and other students currently engaged in independent scholarly and creative projects. Refreshments will be served and a special limited-edition gift will be given to attendees while supplies last, so come early!

 

Fall Chapman University Student Research Day

This semiannual celebration highlights the breadth and depth of scholarly research and creative activity conducted by Chapman undergraduate and graduate students.  Student Research Day is a truly exciting day to learn about, explore, and appreciate the efforts that students and faculty have put into a wide variety of research and creative projects accross campus.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Morning Poster Session: 9:30-11:30 am, Bush Conference Center - BK 404

Lunch and Keynote Speaker :TBA

Afternoon Poster Session: 3:00-5:00 pm, Bush Conference Center - BK404

Abstract Submission Deadline: TBA  Submission Form

 

WHO: Chapman University, campus-wide undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in this research day.  Faculty, staff, parents, friends, and community are welcome to attend to view the scholarly and creative activities conducted by Chapman students.

 

Abstract Volume - Spring 2015

Abstract Volume - Fall 2014
 
 
 

+-Summer 2015 Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Recipients

The OURCA is pleased to announce the 2015 SURF Fellows:

CONGRATULATIONS!

James Langner - The Division of Labor and Firm Formation

Emma Plotnik - From A Chat in the Parlor to Viral Music Videos: An Analysis of Music as a Social Occasion

Austin Thiel - Virtual Reality Systems for Treating Autism

Tran Bao Le - Cortisol in Breast Milk and the Implications on Growth

Jessica Paek - Between Language and People: Origins of Bantu Languages in Namibia

Andrew Shiroishi - Tumor-Targeting Peptide Drug Delivery System

Aaron Goodman - Recovering Newtonian Limits from String Dilaton Fields

Young Jae Kim - Designing and Evaluating of Dasatinib-Peptide Conjugates as Anti-Cancer Agents

Tyler Demshki -  A comprehensive study of performance bugs that have non-intrusive fixes

Alfredo Gonzalez - Between Language and People: Origins of Bantu Language in Namibia

Brady Slater - The Effects of Diet and Resistance Training on Female Rats during the Growth Period

Alexander Himstead - The Behavioral Ethology of an Phylogenetic Knock Out

Kory Cablay - Arsenic Reduction by Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (GAPDH) in Rat Liver Cells due to Arsenic Particulate Exposure

Kristin Gabriel - Molecular Insights into Prostate Field Effect: Can Exosome Trafficking Explain the Development of Tumor Multifocality?

Kayla Velloso - The Hollywood Hillbilly

Fernando Amador II - Between Language and People: Origins of Bantu Languages in Namibia

Lauren Henderson - Water & Energy Conservation

Abigail Kim - The Comfort Women Controversy: Its Impact on Post-War Politics of Japan

Morgan Green - Living Between the Lines: Intersectionality and Self-Actualization in Shakespeare’s Plays

+-Fall 2014 Undergraduate Scholarly/Creative Grant Recipients

The OURCA is pleased to announce the 2014 Fall Undergraduate Student Scholarly/Creative Grant recipients:

CONGRATULATIONS! 

Abigail Kim – Creating Identity: Children of the Korean Third Space

Alexandra M. Contreras – Creative: Production, Prom

Devon Bloss – A quantitative Analysis of Lithium-ion battery Recycling Methods

Dor Shoshan – De-regulated Expression of EGR-1 in Tumor Adjacent Tissue

Elizabeth Murtough – “Fighting Historical Oblivion: Poetry as Decolonization”

Graeme Aegerter – Yup’ik Women’s Activism: Native Identity & Social Change

Jack Jacobs – Effects of Fine-grained, Arsenic-bearing Particulate matter on Alveolar Macrophage Gene Expression

Jenna Alley – Acceptance of Hook-Up Culture: Is There Truly a Gender Difference, and What Factors Might Explain This Difference?

Jeremy Feck – Consequences of global warming: Physiology-behavior correlations in an intertidal model species.

K.B. (Ki Bbeum) Jenny Kim – The Comparative Analysis, and Narratives of Diversity Initiatives at Chapman University

Kathy Tavakoli – IL-15 and Obesity: Increase Metabolism, Decrease body Fat

Kurt (Quoc) Nguyen – Effect of Bagrada hilaris on Exotic Invasive Mustards

Lena Haddad – Assessment of the Effects of Pomegranate Juice and Caffeine Extract on Apoptosis, and the m-TOR,p-Akt, BCL-2, MCL-1 Anti-Apoptotic Proteins

Nikki Shahbazi – Association between Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the Oxytocin Hormone Receptor (OSTR) Gene and Postpartum Depression Risk

Shiva Amanat and Taylor Delaney – Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the Glucocorticoid Receptor and Postpartum Depression Risk

Stephani Buchholz – Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Linear and Cyclic Peptides of Histidine-Arginine as a Molecular Transporter

+-Chapman Research Events Archive

 Fall 2014 Faculty Research Expo

Faculty members from all disciplines are invited to participate in this event to share their current scholarly and creative activity with the student community.  Organized in an informal open house format, each faculty member will have a table and easel to display recent publications, creative work, research posters, photos, etc.  This is a great way to let students know what you do outside of the classroom, interact and develop potential collaborations with other faculty members, and possibly involve students in your own scholarly activity.

         WHEN: Wednesday, November 12th

         TIME:   4 - 6 p.m.

         WHERE:  Bush Conference Center, Beckman 404

Please download the attached flyer for more details.


2nd Annual University Wide Faculty Research Expo

Faculty members from all disciplines are invited to attend this event to share their current scholarly and creative activity with the student community. Organized in an informal “job fair” format, each faculty member will have a table and easel to display recent publications, creative work, research posters, photos, etc.  This is a great way for students to find out what faculty do outside of the classroom and possibly to get involved too.

WHEN:
Monday, November 12, 2012
TIME: 4 - 6 p.m.
WHERE: Argyros Forum 119AB & Theatre Space
SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS: Will be provided!

 

Faculty Panel - "Incorporating Undergraduate Research in the Classroom"
Incorporating Undergraduate Research in the Classroom
Video Recording can be found here.

Whether through capstone courses, senior theses, or classes where a research project or paper makes up a significant component of the course curriculum, there are a number of ways to include elements of independent research in a classroom setting. Attendees heard from those who have incorporated research into their undergraduate classes and shared their own experiences.

Our discussion featured a panel of Chapman faculty from a wide range of disciplines including Dr. Hesham El-Askary (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Dr. Lee Estes (History), Dr. Ann Gordon (Political Science), Dr. Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith (Biology) and Dr. Jessica Sternfeld (Music).

WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2012
TIME: 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: Argyros Forum 201

 

Faculty Panel - "Best Practices in Undergraduate Research"
Best Practice Luncheon
Video recording can be found here.

We discussed how to further involvement with undergraduates in scholarly/creative activity pursuits and shared 'best practices' tips from the following panel of Chapman University faculty members: Dr. Ann Gordon (Political Science), Professor Robin Kish (Dance), Dr. Shari Kuchenbecker (Psychology), Dr. Pradip Shukla (Management), and Dr. William Wright (Biology).



WHEN: Wednesday, September 28, 2011
TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHERE: AF209C
 
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