Research & Creative Arts

Celebrating student research and creative scholarship.

Cal Lutheran students across all disciplines are given opportunities to participate in research and creative scholarship, allowing them to make original contributions to their fields while they study.

Faculty-mentored, self-directed work is facilitated through our research programs, which serve both our undergraduate and graduate students. Their accomplishments include all types of scholarship — traditional lab research, creative works, quantitative research and qualitative explorations.

Giving them invaluable experience for the future, students are called to present their research to their peers and the community during our annual conferences and exhibits.

Research Programs
Student Research

Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship

We foster student research experiences and research-based internships through our Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship (OURCS).

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Center for Entrepreneurship

Research & Education Centers

Our faculty-led research centers provide opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students to help further the knowledge of their field.

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Annual Events
Festival of Scholars

Festival of Scholars

Every spring, we showcase our students' scholarly work. In addition to traditional research studies, the projects include creative work and the application of theory to real-life situations.

Festival of Scholars
Student Research Symposium

Student ResearcH Symposium

Each fall, we showcase the work of top students, most of whom have spent the summer working full-time on research and creative projects in collaboration with faculty mentors.

Student Research Symposium
Creative arts
Senior Art Show

Senior Art Show

The annual spring art exhibit showcases the work of graduating art majors in one of our on-campus art galleries. It includes student work across all media, from ceramics to photography.

Senior Art Show 2015


Each spring, the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, and computer artists are recognized during CLUFest.