News Tagged as Undergraduate Academics

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Not Cancelled 2020: Celebrating Creativity in the Midst of Chaos

Nov 02, 2020

Early this year, as event after event was being called off because of the pandemic, Nina Boutin ‘17 decided she wanted to prove that some things cannot be cancelled. Boutin, a freelance artist, got in

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Life Sciences: Fostering Scientific Curiosity While Learning Remotely

Nov 02, 2020

Covid-19 has left Soka University of America’s new Life Sciences building empty but has not stifled scientific research among students and faculty. Within the Life Sciences concentration, three

Taylor Gonzales

Accelerate Your Degree: Undergraduates Can Get Early Entry to Claremont Graduate University

Oct 15, 2020

Undergraduates seeking a head start to a master’s degree can take advantage of a joint venture between Claremont Graduate University and SUA. The program allows students to gain a competitive edge in

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Soka Launches New Life Sciences Concentration

Sep 01, 2020

Soka University of America is officially opening its Life Sciences concentration this fall, offering a unique, research-based science program for undergraduate liberal arts students. Life Sciences at

Student and professor operate telescope in Nieves Observatory

With the Nieves Observatory, Soka Sets Its Eyes on the Sky

Jun 08, 2020

By Riley Murphy ’20 Soka’s global vision is going intergalactic. The Luis and Linda Nieves Observatory gives Soka students—and astronomers around the world—access to powerful tools to study the cosmos

Soka students on location near lake in Brazil

Learning Cluster 2020: Students Investigate the Great Drought in Brazil

Feb 11, 2020

By Professor Ian Read A great chronicler of the Brazilian backland, João Guimarães Rosa, famously wrote “good quality water is like health or freedom: it only has value when it runs dry.” Over the

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Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

Aug 10, 2019

In spring 2019, SUA’s Environmental Studies concentration became an organizational shareholder in JAFSCD.

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Graduation of Katarina Hou, Class of 2019

May 28, 2019

SUA would like to recognize the graduation of Katarina Hou, class of 2019, who has been an invaluable member of the SUA community.

Image of students at WPSA conference (2019).

Western Psychological Association Conference 2019

Emma Grant-Dreher, class of 2019, and Shania Davis, class of 2018, report on their experience attending and presenting at the 2019 WPA conference.

A group photo from the Fullbright Meeting

Fulbright Fellowship Advising Program

A new Fulbright Fellowship Advising program has been created at SUA to help advise students who are interested in being part of the Fulbright program.