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Sarah Wilson Wins Fulbright Award to Teach in Korea The CUE Celebrates Her Success!

May 15, 2023 by | Uncategorized

Sarah Wilson ’23, a graduate student at Chapman University, has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program (ETA) for the upcoming academic year. This program will take her to South Korea to teach English. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program aimed at fostering a greater mutual understanding between

Become a Student Scholar Ambassador! The Center for Undergraduate Excellence invites students to apply to become Chapman University's leaders!

March 30, 2023 by | Uncategorized

Do you want to make an impact on the educational experience of your peers? Gain outreach and leadership experience for personal growth by becoming a Student Scholar Ambassador for the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) at Chapman University. Student Scholar Ambassadors are a select group of accomplished students who have engaged in meaningful academic and

Leatherby Libraries Research and Creative Activity Display Come see the work of accomplished student researchers at the Leatherby Libraries!

November 22, 2022 by | Uncategorized

As the Fall Student Scholar Symposium approaches at the end of November, the Center for Undergraduate Excellence is excited to announce the Leatherby Libraries Research Display, highlighting accomplished undergraduate students’ research and creative activities. Stop by the Leatherby Libraries to learn detailed information about the research and creative activities of the students below and see

SURF Spotlight: Samuel Bernsen and Daniel Dinh Samuel Bernsen and Daniel Dinh - Measuring Attentiveness of Students using Radar and Machine Learning

November 9, 2022 by | Uncategorized

2022 SURF fellows Samuel Bernsen ’24 and Daniel Dinh ’24 spent their summer diving deeper into their research project and working to perfect a technique to measure student attentiveness in the classroom using radar technology. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is an eight-week paid program facilitated by the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE), which

Ben Janda (’23) & Kevin Nguyen (’24) are named 2022 Goldwater Scholars! Congratulations to these two stellar undergraduate researchers on the prestigious award!

September 9, 2022 by | Uncategorized

For the first time in Chapman University’s history, we are excited to announce that two students were named Goldwater Scholars, Benjamin Janda (‘23) and Kevin H. Nguyen (‘24). This is the 3rd year in a row that Chapman has successfully mentored Goldwater Scholars. A big congratulations to the remarkable students and their faculty mentors! The

Chapman University’s First-Ever Knight-Hennessy Scholar! Congratulations to Vidal M. Arroyo ('19) for being named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar in his Ph.D program for Biophysics

May 6, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University’s first ever Rhodes Scholar, PepsiCo Cesar Chavez Latino Scholar, and Cecil F. Cheverton Award are just a few of the many accolades that Vidal Arroyo has received over the years. As of today, we are thrilled to announce that Arroyo has been named Chapman University’s first ever Knight-Hennessy Scholar for a PhD in

“Prejudice Towards LGBT Men and Women Varies by Religiosity and Social Dominance Orientation” Debbie Nguyen '22 receives the Scholarly/Creative Grant to push forward their research

February 16, 2022 by | Uncategorized

As a queer person in STEM, Debbie Nguyen (she/they) always gravitated towards topics related to the LGBTQ+ population. In addition, their personal experiences growing up in religious spaces as a Vietnamese-American planted a seed of curiosity about the effects of religious and ethnic identity on anti-LGBT stigma. Nguyen is currently a senior (‘22) majoring in

Calling all Full-Time Faculty! CUE is in need of Reviewers

February 16, 2022 by | Uncategorized

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence is in the process of collecting the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and Spring Scholarly/Creative Grant applications, and we are interested to see if YOU will serve as a reviewer of one or both applications. You will receive a letter of recognition for your participation, which we encourage you to

Where are they now? Keshav Srinivasan's Journey from Presenting at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) to Pursuing a Life in Academia

October 26, 2021 by | Profiles

Upon graduating from Dodge with a Film Production degree in 2019, Keshav Srinivasan pursued a Master’s degree in Film and Screen Studies at the University of Cambridge, England. Now, based in Brooklyn, New York, he teaches film classes at a community college and is in the process of acquiring his Teaching English as a Foreign

Resources at the Center for Undergraduate Excellence – Student Scholar Ambassadors Learn about the CUE's Student Scholar Ambassador Program!

October 7, 2021 by | Uncategorized

The Student Scholar Ambassadors are a select group of outstanding undergraduates who have participated in one or more programs that the Center for Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) offers. Programs include academic research, creative activity, and/or applied to or received a prestigious fellowship/scholarship. Each year, the CUE receives applications from diverse groups of individuals in various disciplines

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