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Top Five of 2014: Year in Review

From the arrival of our inaugural Forty Acres Scholar to the end of our efforts to raise nearly $9 million of the Campaign for Texas total, 2014 was full of exciting news for the School of Undergraduate Studies. (read more)

2014 Staff Award Winners Announced in Undergraduate Studies

UGS staff members won many awards in 2014, and we recently honored two of our own with the Undergraduate Studies Staff Award. (read more)

Teaching the Humanities with Technology

In the Digital Writing and Research Lab, undergraduate and graduate students work together to develop experimental approaches to producing and understanding texts.(read more)

Bridging Disciplines Alumna Secures Investment on Shark Tank

Aimy Steadman and her business partners secured a $1 million investment from Mark Cuban for their startup BeatBox Beverages. (read more)

First-Year Interest Group Mentor Application Deadline

The deadline to apply to be a FIG mentor is Friday, November 14. (read more)

Summer Exploration Grant Sparks Major Decision

School of Undergraduate Studies student Anusha Hasan approached her impending trip to Bangladesh with the desire to answer one question: "Do I want to pursue business as my major?"(read more)

Undergraduates Conduct Research Abroad

Warsaw and Strasbourg are a long way from Texas—culturally, linguistically, economically, and politically—but that didn't stop two UT undergraduates from conducting research abroad. (read more)

Undergraduate Studies Participates in Family Weekend

Dean Brent Iverson and UGS staff welcomed families to campus as part of Texas Parents Association's Family Weekend. (read more)

Bridging Disciplines Programs Application Deadline Extended

The fall 2014 BDP application deadline has been extended to Thursday, October 16 at 5 p.m.(read more)

Lecture Series Touts Collaboration, Creativity, and Innovation

The eighth annual University Lecture Series puts first-year students in front of top faculty members. (read more)