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+ - Pitching & Presenting Your Research and Creative Activity

Fall 2018
TBA

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence invites students to the Pitching and Presenting Workshop.  Learn strategies that can be applied across academic disciplines for writing abstracts, sharing your research and creative activity with others through conference presentations, and working toward publication.

+ - Strategies for Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity

Fall 2018
TBA

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence, Schmid College of Science and Technology, and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites students to Strategies for Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. Find out from fellow undergraduate researchers and creative scholars how to get involved in research & creative activity on campus. Learn how to identify faculty mentors, determine your interests, and choose or create a project. Find out how to draw your path to presentations and even publication in a journal.

+ - Grant Proposal Workshop

Fall 2018
TBA

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence invites students to the Grant Proposal Workshop.  Find out how to develop great ideas for research and creative activity, describe your projects, find faculty mentors, and ask for recommendation letters.  Meet students who've written successful grant applications.
The workshop is designed to address your questions before the deadline for the Undergraduate Scholarly/Creative Grant applications and also to introduce you to practices you can adapt for other applications 

Guest Speakers:

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Director- Center for Undergraduate Excellence, Associate Professor- Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 

+ - Poster Design and Presentation Workshop

Fall 2018
Tuesday, Novemeber 13th
10:00-11:00am or 3:30pm-4:30pm

AF209A

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence invites undergraduate students to the Poster Design/Presentation Workshop. Find out how to develop a better poster design to grab the attention of your audience through use of better lay-out and visuals.  Also, develop your skills as a presenter to engage your audience about your project.
This workshop is tailored to students presenting at CUSRD and National/International Conferences, but all are welcome to attend. 

Guest Speakers

Dr. Julye Bidmead, Director, Center for Undergraduate Excellence, Associate Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Dr. Criselda Toto, Assistant Professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology; Mathematics and Computer Science

+ - SURF Information Session

Spring 2018
TBA 

This session provides all the information students and faculty mentors need to know about the SURF program. Past SURF fellows and Center for Undergraduate Excellence representatives will be available to answer your questions.

Students and faculty interested in the SURF program are encouraged to attend.

  • General overview of the program
  • Who can apply for SURF
  • Application requirements and process
  • Program dates
  • Funding distribution for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Requirements & responsibilities of the SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Expected time commitment for SURF fellow and faculty mentor
  • Housing information
  • Weekly faculty seminars and professional development meetings
  • Social activities

+ - Fellowships and Scholarships Overview

Fall 2018 
TBA

Join us to learn about various national and international external scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate students, including the Truman, Fulbright, Rhodes, Goldwater, and Marshall. Contact the Center for Undergraduate Excellence CUE@chapman.edu for information.

+ - Fulbright Program Info Session

Fall 2018
TBA

Join us to learn about the various Fulbright programs that you can apply for, and what the application process is like. 

+ - Scholarships for Graduate Study in the UK & Ireland Info Session

Fall 2018
TBA

Interested in pursuing graduate study in the UK or Ireland? Join us to learn about the various scholarships and fellowships that can fund your graduate school abroad.

+ - Personal Statement and Essay Workshop

Spring 2018
TBA 

Are you planning on applying to a scholarship or fellowship? Get started on your application in these personal statement and essay workshops. Dr. Julye Bidmead will be there to answer any questions you may have about your application and help you develop a competitive personal statement and essay. RSVP is required.

+ - Fulbright Application Bootcamp

Spring 2018
TBA

Are you interested in applying for a Fulbright fellowship? Join us to learn more about the details of the application process and the elements of a competitive application.

Contact

cue@chapman.edu 
(714) 628-2852
415 East Walnut Avenue 
Orange, CA 92867

 

Mailing Address:
Center for Undergraduate Excellence
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

Deadlines & Events

Summer 2018    

June 6-July 28 

Fall 2018

Friday, September 7
   
Tuesday, November 6
Beckman Hall 404
4:00-6:00pm
   
Tuesday, November 6
Argyros Forum 209A
10:00-11:00am and 3:30-4:40pm
   
Friday, November 9
4 p.m.
    
Wednesday, December 5
Sandhu Conference Center