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  • First signature course is a hit with students

    By Marc Airhart
    Marc Airhart
    Published: Nov. 29, 2007

    Before becoming president of The University of Texas at Austin, William Powers Jr. chaired a task force examining the university’s undergraduate core curriculum. The task force issued sweeping recommendations to enhance student-teacher interaction, rigor and academic community. One of the first recommendations to be tested was a suggestion undergraduates take mandatory “signature courses,” interdisciplinary classes …

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