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 The mission of the Center for Undergraduate Excellence is to support Chapman University's goal of providing personalized education by promoting and facilitating student-faculty mentored and collaborative research, scholarship, and creative activities.

Beyond the classroom, in every discipline, many students build their scholarly research and creative skills by participating in student-initiated research or creative activity and/or by assisting with faculty-initiated research or creative activity.

Involvement in research, scholarship, and creative activity at the undergraduate level has been demonstrated as a high-impact educational practice with numerous benefits for students, including increased retention, graduation, and graduate school enrollment rates; improved critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills; intellectual independence and confidence; and enhanced understanding of research methodologies and practices within a given discipline.

Our programs help Chapman University’s ambitious students thrive and grow, and the events highlight undergraduate achievements and encourage intellectual community.

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Fall 2018

Wednesday, September 5
12:00-6:00pm 
415 East Walnut Ave. 
      
Friday, September 7
   
October 1-5
Randall Dining Commons
11:30am-1:30pm
   
Monday, October 15
Argyros Forum 209A
10:00-11:30am 
3:00-4:30pm
Wednesday, October 24
1-2pm
AF209A
         
Tuesday, November 6
Beckman Hall 404
4:00-6:00pm
   
   
Sunday, November 11
Midnight 
   
Tuesday, November 13
Argyros Forum 209A
10:00-11:00am
  
  
Wednesday, December 5
Sandhu Conference Center
9:00am-4:00pm