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The mission of the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is to advance the University of Kentucky's commitment to three broad areas: Student Excellence, Teaching Excellence, and Program Excellence. The ultimate goal is for the University to be nationally recognized as a beacon of undergraduate excellence. The Chellgren Center contributes to that goal by raising aspirations of UK students; assisting students in realizing their highest academic potential; inspiring progressive reform and innovation in teaching, learning, and curriculum development; and fostering creative and productive collaborations across the many programs and departments engaged in the undergraduate mission.



Mohanad Abdallah, Emily Major and Jared Schmal Awarded RISE DAAD Scholarship

Mohanad Abdallah, Emily Major and Jared Schmal were awarded  Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) from the ...

Chellgren Fellows present research at the capitol

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2018) — The University of Kentucky was represented by 16 undergraduate students and their 14 research projects at the 17th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol...

Congratulations Rhett Croley and Bridget Nicholas

Recently Rhett Croley, a 2017 fellow, and Bridget Nicholas, a 2015 fellow placed as winners for the 2017 Oswald Research and Creativity Competition. Rhett placed second in the Physical and...