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Student Advisors Make All the Difference at Orientation Sessions

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Being an incoming freshman at a major university can be an overwhelming experience, and the students who work as orientation advisors (OAs) understand the feeling.


LACS Job Search Boot Camp Helps Students Navigate the Job Market

Mon, May 12, 2014

Graduation is right around the corner and Liberal Arts Career Services is holding Job Search Boot Camp to help students prepare for life after college.


UT Undergrads Give $100,000 to Charity through Philanthropy Course

Wed, May 7, 2014

Imagine walking into class on the first day knowing you will responsible for giving away $100,000 at the end of the semester.


AADS Launches UT’s First Department-Specific App

Wed, Apr 30, 2014

The African & African Diaspora Studies Department has created a smartphone app that is now available to students across the UT Austin campus.


COLA Advisors, UTURN Program Honored with NACADA Awards

Mon, Apr 28, 2014

The National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA) has recognized two members of the College of Liberal Arts advising team as examples of outstanding academic advising.


Undergraduate Research Week Q&A's

Wed, Apr 23, 2014

April 14-18 is Undergraduate Research Week at UT, hosted by the Senate of College Councils and the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies.


Liberal Arts Student Selected for Elite Fellowship

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

UT economics student will be spending part of his summer studying abroad in Paris, thanks to a fellowship devoted to international education.


Spring 2014 Career and Internship Fair

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Graduation and summer are upon us, and many students are starting to feel the pressure to find the perfect job or internship.


Philosophy and Classics Advisor Receives Texas Exes Honor

Wed, Apr 9, 2014

The winners of the 2013-2014 Texas Exes James W. Vick Awards have been announced.


What to Know: Deadline Day 2014

Mon, Mar 31, 2014

The spring 2014 semester’s deadline day is March 31, and the College of Liberal Arts advising team wants to make sure the process goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible for everyone involved.


Liberal Arts Students' Perspectives on SXSW

Wed, Mar 26, 2014

South By Southwest is over for another year and two liberal arts students had festival experiences that were not only entertaining, but also helped them establish themselves in their fields.









Government Major Rerouted by UTurn Program

Wed, Feb 5, 2014

cademic probation is a scary phrase, but the College of Liberal Arts has a program to show students that with the right focus and attitude there can be momentous payoffs.


Psychology Student Finds Inspiration in Her Past While Looking to the Future

Wed, Jan 29, 2014

One UT Austin student found her way to psychology through familial influence, overlapping interests and an acute sense of empathy.




Economics Mentoring Program Helps Student Give Back, Hone Skills

Wed, Jan 15, 2014

Steven Macapagal, a math and economics senior from Houston, has given back to the Economics Peer Mentor Program as much, if not more, than he’s received from it.






The Best of 2013

Mon, Jan 6, 2014