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News and Events - Spring 2009

Archived News

December 08, 2009

Dr. Alvarado chosen for Leadership Texas

Dr. Cassandre Alvarado, Assistant Dean for Learning Communities & Assessment, is “honored to represent UGS and UT” at Leadership Texas. (read more)

April 30, 2009

Longhorn Scholars Program featured on Fox News

Longhorn Scholar Crystal Hall, an intern with the Austin Fox News affiliate, reports in a three-minute feature on early class registration and interviews Program Coordinator John Paul Regalado and students about the Longhorn Scholars Program. (read more)

April 24, 2009

BDP selected as 2009 Outstanding Advising Program winner in NACADA

The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) has been selected as a 2009 NACADA Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award Winner.(read more)

April 22, 2009

BDP student wins best paper

Oscar De Los Santos, a Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) student, recently won best paper in the social sciences track at the recent multidisciplinary conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences in Las Vegas, NV. (read more)

April 20, 2009

BDP student receives 4 awards

Jacob Bintliff, an Environment BDP student, received the Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award, Senate of College Councils Undergraduate Research Award, Global Leadership Grant from the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS), and the LLILAS Davidson Family Scholarship.(read more)

April 17, 2009

Dr. Long speaks to SLP graduates

On April 22, Distinguished Alumna Dr. Teresa Long will speak to Senior Leaders Program graduates about leadership & its role in her success. (read more)

April 16, 2009

New Archer Fellows Selected

30 students from the University of Texas at Austin have been selected to live, work and study for a semester in Washington, D.C. (read more)

April 09, 2009

President Powers discusses UGS gains

UT president shares undergraduate improvements, details UGS initiatives in campus-wide message. Click to read the full message.(read more)

April 09, 2009

Research Week 2009

Delve into the exciting research being done by UT undergraduates during Research Week. The campus-wide celebration of research and creative activity takes place from April 13-17. (read more)

April 03, 2009

Honors Societies Induct New Members

A number of honors societies sponsored by the University Honors Center inducted new members this week as part of Honors Day 2009. (read more)

March 16, 2009

Dr. Abraham appointed Associate Dean

Dr. Lawrence D. Abraham, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, has been appointed Associate Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. (read more)

March 06, 2009

Faculty-led book discussions at UT Libraries

Last year's Reading Round-Up professors will meet with undergraduates in UT library event.(read more)

March 06, 2009

FIG facilitators win five Vick Awards

All five winners of the 2009 James W. Vick Awards for Academic Advising also serve as First-year Interest Group (FIG) facilitators. (read more)

February 13, 2009

BDP alum named Intern Teacher of the Year

Amir Boroujerdi teaches secondary-level Spanish in Dallas.(read more)

February 10, 2009

Amy Forestell wins Interdisciplinary Teaching Award

Astronomy graduate student won for her outstanding essay.(read more)

February 02, 2009

Longhorn Scholar wins Mike Wacker award

The Mike Wacker Award, given by Texas Parents, recognizes students who are successful in the face of extreme adversity.(read more)

January 26, 2009

UGS courses seek to broaden education

Adam Rabinowitz, a UT assistant classics professor, said he decided to teach an Undergraduate Signature Course because he believes that education should be more than taking tests and making grades.(read more)

January 18, 2009

School of Undergraduate Studies Rolls Out Major Redesign of Web Site

When University of Texas at Austin students begin the spring semester on Tuesday, January 20, the School of Undergraduate Studies will have more and better-organized information available on its web site, thanks to a recent overhaul and redesign.(read more)

January 13, 2009

Nine UT students selected to apply for prestigious scholarship

The Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program identifies exceptional, second-year college students and provides them with training that will enhanc