Chapman students with awards pose with President Emeritus Jim Doti.

University Honors Program

» Honors Achievements 2016-2017

+ - National Collegiate Honors Council Presentations

 National Collegiate Honors Council 2017
Atlanta, GA
November 2017

NCHC 2017 Poster winners

1st Place Social Justice - Rebecca Maehara, English BA

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

NCHC 2017 Poster Presentations

Sofya Bochkareva

“Protecting Our Cyber Borders”

Benjamin Bond & Aidan Jones

"Stereotypical Symphonies: An Analyzation of Stereotypes in Disney Soundtracks"

Talia Cain

"Derailing the School-to-Prison Pipeline”

Nolan Kresnak

" I Think, Therefore I (Instagr)Am"

Rebecca Maehara

"Creating Better Accessibility in Southern California Art Museums: The Visual Arts as a Way of Enabling Justice"

Carol Sun

"Anime and War" 

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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