SERU Symposium Series

SERU Series Events

SERU Project Symposium: Assessing the Undergraduate Experience in the Postmodern University

The Student Experience in the Research University Project, based at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley, will hold a one-day research symposium on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 on the Berkeley campus. The SERU Project is fostering an ongoing research program on student life, culture, and perspectives and has developed the University of California Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES), an on-line census survey of all undergraduates at UC.

Civic & Academic Engagement in the Multiversity: Institutional Trends and Initiatives at the University of California

Symposium Objectives: share national perspectives on how research universities are developing and supporting academic environments that integrate civic engagment; present national and UC specific data (including UCUES data) on student civic and academic engagement; discuss system-wide reports and white papers addressing current UC best practices in community-based learning and research; and discuss future innovative academic initiatives within the UC

A New Generation of University Students: Understanding the Student Experience and Seeking Opportunities to Translate Analysis into Practice

The Student Experience in the Research University Project, based at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley, will hold the 2nd Annual SERU/UCUES Symposium on Thursday May 8, 2008 on the UCLA campus. The SERU Project is fostering an ongoing research program on student life, culture, and perspectives and developed the University of California Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES), an on-line census survey of all undergraduates at UC.

Comparative Perspectives on the Undergraduate Experience

The Student Experience in the Research University Project, based at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley, will hold the 3rd SERU Research Symposium on Friday May 1, 2009 on the UC Berkeley campus.

Learning Outcomes, Student Success, and Assessing Affordability: An Exploration of What the Data and Research Tells Us

The Student Experience in the Research University Project, based at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC Berkeley, will hold its 4th SERU Research Symposium on May 14 and 15, 2010 on the Berkeley campus.

This year's theme is, Learning Outcomes, Student Success, and Assessing Affordability: An Exploration of What the Data and Research Tells Us.

Challenges for Research Universities: Topical Issues Related to the Student Experience

The Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium will hold its 5th SERU Research Symposium on April 30 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. The SERU Consortium is based at UC Berkeley’s Center for Studies in Higher Education.

Representatives from each of the 17 research universities that make up the Consortium will participate - including the nine undergraduate campuses of the University of California, along with the AAU Universities of Michigan, Minnesota, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, Rutgers, Pittsburgh, and Oregon.

SERU CONSORTIUM BERKELEY SEMINAR International and Study Abroad Students: Supporting Global Engagement and Exploring a Research

The University of California campuses, along with most other U.S. research universities, are adapting curriculum and student support systems to prepare graduates for an internationally connected world.