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Join us at the Student Scholar Symposium! Celebrate scholarly research and creative exploration of Chapman University undergraduate students while meeting fellow peers, faculty, and community members

November 21, 2020 by | Events

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence is encouraging students and the Chapman community to attend the Fall 2020 Virtual Student Scholar Symposium.  The event will be divided up into both poster and oral sessions, highlighting research, creative activity, visual arts, and more. “The Student Scholar Symposium provides students an opportunity to present their research/creative projects to

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Virtual Panel: A Recap Students share their experiences on research and creative activity

October 12, 2020 by | Events

On Thursday, October 1st, six panelists came together on Zoom to share their personal academic and creative journey. This discussion, moderated by Shinnyo fellow Sydney Cheung, ranged from various topics such as finding a mentor to balancing research and school life to applying to scholarships and fellowships, and more.  The six panelists included Vidal Arroyo,

Save the date: UG Research and Creative Activity Virtual Panel on October 1, 2020 Join us over zoom to discover strategies you need to get involved in undergraduate research and creative activity!

September 25, 2020 by | Events

Thinking about taking the first step into your academic or creative journey? Have lots of questions about how to get started? The Center for Undergraduate Excellence has you covered.  Join us on Thursday, October 1 from 10AM-11AM over Zoom to attend this student-led virtual panel! The panel will feature six panelists with varying academic and

Chapman’s First-Ever Virtual Student Scholar Symposium is Next Week! Amidst social distancing guidelines, Chapman students prepare to present their research virtually

April 29, 2020 by | Events

Chapman University’s Center for Undergraduate Excellence will be hosting its first-ever virtual Undergraduate Student Scholar Symposium. Occurring on May 5th – May 6th, the symposium will feature more than 200 poster and oral presentations from diverse academic and creative disciplines allowing student presenters to interact with guests in virtual meeting rooms synchronously. The Spring Student

SURF Program Now Accepting Applications Get paid to do research or a creative project at Chapman this summer

February 7, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Are you looking for an intensive research or creative experience on campus? Then SURF is the program for you! The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is a paid fellowship exclusively for Chapman undergraduate students who want to pursue independent research or creative projects on campus for eight (8) weeks over the summer, from June 17

Faculty Research & Creative Expo a Success! Chapman Faculty present their research and recruit student researchers

November 9, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Tuesday night, Chapman faculty gathered to present their research and recruit student researchers to assist them with their projects at the annual Faculty Research & Creative Expression Expo put on by the Center for Undergraduate Excellence. Professors from nearly every college on campus discussed their research with students. Research topics this year were incredibly varied,

Lunch with a Professor Students and Professors love chatting about research, academic advice, and life over lunch

October 11, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Last week was Chapman’s semi-annual Lunch with a Professor event, where students and professors can meet and talk over a free lunch at Randall Dining Commons. Students and faculty from across campus congregated in the Commons to discuss everything from class to future career goals, research to life advice. All around the Commons, students and

Lauren Friend (’19) Researches Hagfish Movement SURF Fellow details her research into the space-dependent movement of hagfish.

October 8, 2018 by | Profiles

Research comes in many different shapes and sizes. Sometimes students find themselves drawn to fields they had never known existed. Sometimes students find their new work so interesting that they decide to pursue it over the summer. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), a program within the Center for Undergraduate Excellence, provides support for students

Anissa Hassouna of the Egyptian Parliament is making tangible change for global gender equality The Center of Undergraduate Excellence welcomes Hassouna as our Spring 2018 Keynote Speaker at Student Research Day!

April 27, 2018 by | Profiles

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence is thrilled to welcome the Honorable Member of Egyptian Parliament, Anissa Hassouna, as our Spring 2018 Student Research Day Keynote Speaker. Though she is now internationally recognized for her work in economics, politics, diplomacy, and advocacy, she began her career as a university student at the University of Cairo, studying economics

Center for Undergraduate Excellence Grant Proposals due April 13th! You have an idea for a project. We have the funds you need to make it happen.

March 20, 2018 by | Uncategorized

You have a question. You have an idea. You have a faculty mentor. You are ready to start your undergraduate research career! But what you may not have is the finances to make it happen. Center for Undergraduate Excellence wants to help! Undergraduate students at Chapman University have the opportunity to make their creative projects

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