Chapman students with awards pose with President Emeritus Jim Doti.

University Honors Program

» Honors Achievements 2016-2017

+ - National Collegiate Honors Council Presentations

Seattle, WA
October 2016

Johnny Garcia

“The Best of Both Worlds”

Nolan Kresnak

“Like, Comment, and Subscribe –

An Investigation into the Growth of Online Video Content”

Jamie Moseley

“The Costs of Cancer”

Ian Nel & Danielle Platt

“Age of ‘Enlightenment’ for the Powerful of Europe”

Jessica Stipek

“Transnational Feminism in an Eastern Asian Context”

Jacqueline Yee

“Animation, the Diverse Medium”

 

NCHC 2017 Poster winners

1st Place Social Justice - Rebecca Maehara, English BA

3rd  Place Arts & Humanities – Ben Bond, Religious Studies and Aidan Jones, Sociology

 

Sikh Lens Documentary Scholarship

Taylor Killefer, TV Writing & Production BFA

Kylie Miller, News & Documentary BFA and Political Science BA

Noah “Hulu” Nunokawa, Film Production BFA

+ - Western Regional Honors Council Presentations

Ashland, OR
April 2017

Sofya Bochkareva

“Protecting Our Cyber Borders”

Nicole Choy

“Analysis of the Female Presence in the Male-Dominated Comic Book Industry”

Melissa Coyle

“Interfering with Signal Transduction in Breast Cancer Progression”

Monica Furman

 “Cross(ing) the Line: Leadership in Devised Theatre”

Matt (Gonzalez) Mako

“Leadership on a Global Scale”

Jamie Moseley

“Conservation and Natural Selection: Ethical Considerations”

and

“Learning Through Leadership: Growing as a Peer Leader”

Marco Saglimbeni

“The Sicilian Pupi: Conveyors of Myth”

Jessica Stipek

“Veganism: A Cure for Global Hunger?”

Carol Sun

“Anime and War”

+ - Chapman University Awards

Shannon Annarella

Marion Knott Scholar, 2016

Morgan Bates

Psychology - Department award

Leon Dominguez-Lukic

Diversity Leadership Award

Ethan Friederich

Political Science - Departmental Honors

History - Departmental Honors

History - History Outstanding Student Award

Monica Furman

Fulbright Semi-Finalist

Schweitzer Scholar for the 2016-2017

Johnny Garcia

Sociology – Academic Achievement Award

Michaela “Miki” Kubo

Crean – Outstanding Senior Award

Marissa Messina

Women of Chapman Endowed Filmmaker Award 2016

Taryn Miyake

Huntington Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Jamie Moseley

Outstanding Senior Award

Crean - Outstanding Seniors at the Leadership Award

Finalist for the Gloria and Julian Peterson Award

Caitlyn Nguyen

Fulbright Award winner

Robert K. Greenleaf Servant Leadership Award

Leader & Change Agent award

Tanja Radic

COPA – Department award

Alexandra Rupp

COPA – Department award

Marco Saglimbeni

Outstanding Senior Award

Jessica Stipek

Sociology Award for Academic Excellence

Sara Wanous

Peterson Award

Tonicia Williams

Outstanding Senior Award

Spirit of Chapman Award

+ - University Honors Awards

Award for Academic Excellence (2016-2017)

Brian Abud

Shannon Annarella

Harmanpreet Bhatti

Carol Liang

Evan Maier-Zucchino

Taryn Miyake

Alexandra Rupp

Marco Saglimbeni

Jessica Stipek

 

University Honors Program Student of the Year (2016-2017)

Jessica Stipek

+ - University Honors Conference

Chapman University
May 6, 2017

Brian Abud

“Fashion on the Postcolonial Runway:

Collective Memory & Colonization as Strategy in the Transitional Space”

 

Aziz Alangari

“The Economic Impact of Undocumented Immigrants”

 

Shannon Annarella

“Harry Potter and the Identity Myth: Exploring Cultural Anxieties and Narrativized Space”

 

Morgan Bates

The Psychological Effects of Trigger Warnings

 

Harmanpreet Bhatti

Discrimination Against Sikhs in Post-9/11 American Society and Why I’m Sikh of It

 

Alexey Bonca

The Monkey's Paw: Pragmatism and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

 

Nicole Choy

Female EmPOW!erment: An Analysis of the Female Presence in Comic Book Culture

 

Leon Dominguez-Lukic

The Uncertainty of Depression

 

Ethan Friederich

The Localization of the Indian Sanitary Department:

Cholera’s Role in Creating the Bureaucracy of the Raj and Sustaining an Empire

 

Monica Furman

To Stage or Not to Stage:  The Significance of Diverse Casting in Theatre

 

Johnny Garcia

What Research is Possible? A Critical Analysis of the Scientific Method

 

James Haeck

Roleplaying Revolution: How Games Changed the Way We Tell Stories

 

Maheen Jeddy

Women of Color in Superhero Media

 

Michaela Kubo

An Analysis of Kawaii as a Postmodern Phenomenon

 

Carol Liang

Pedophilia and Incest: Orthodox in Future Society?

 

Evan Maier-Zucchino

Developing Meaning: A Look at the Treatment of Violence in Video Games

 

Helena McGill

A Soundscape of Fear: Psychoacoustics and Sensory Response in Horror Sound Design

 

Marissa Messina

The Future of Virtual Reality

                                                                          

Taryn Miyake

Onryo and Horror: Traditional Roots Exposing Contemporary Anxieties in Japan

 

Jamie Moseley

Conservation and Natural Selection: Ethical Implications

 

Meghan Nelson

Refuting Neither by Doing Both: Reconciling Science and God

 

Caitlyn Nguyen

The Self-Help Book Industry and Modern Education

 

Samuel Pinnelas

Beyond the Fourth Wall: Deeper Meanings in American Sitcoms

 

Danielle Platt

Let's Talk About Sex:

Communication, Social Media and Sex in the Age of Hook Up Culture

 

Tanja Radic

Mind the Gap: Locating Truth in the Space between Language and Meaning

 

Chinmai Raman

From Norms to Politics: How American Mores Drive Our Political Discourse

 

Connor Reed

Pornography Addiction: Asking the Uncomfortable Questions

 

Alexandra Rupp

How to Escape Plato’s Cave

 

Marco Saglimbeni

            The Sicilian Pupi: Conveyors of Myth

 

Matthew Somogyi

Cinematic Filters: The Qualities of Authorship in Film

 

Jessica Stipek

Veganism: A Cure for Global hunger?

 

Sara Wanous

An Economic and Environmental Critique of the Environmental Movement 

 

Tonicia Williams

Education in Post-Apartheid South Africa

 

Jacqueline Yee

Not Just for Kids: The Diverse Medium of Animation

 

Xinyi “Michelle” Zhang

Villains and Victims in Disney

 

Kayla Ziegler

Developing Ethically Well-Behaved Artificial Intelligence 

 

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