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”

+ - 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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