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Explore UT 2016

The School of Undergraduate Studies hosted three Explore UT events this weekend aimed at prospective students and their families. The annual campus-wide open house showcases research and promotes higher education to parents, teachers, and students across Texas.(read more)

Faculty Spotlight: Cal Streeter

Learn more about Dr. Cal Streeter, a faculty member in the School of Social Work, a BDP 101 professor, and an an inspiring mentor to many Social Entrepreneurship & Non-profits BDP students.(read more)

Announcing Fall 2016 Museum Studies Certificate

The BDP certificate in Museum Studies provides an opportunity for students to learn about the preservation of cultures and societies, complete research projects, and intern in museums around Austin. The certificate will be offered in fall 2016.(read more)

Public Speaking Center Opens at PCL

The Sanger Learning Center and UT Libraries have partnered to pilot a program to provide assistance with public speaking. Consultations will initially be offered on a drop-in basis. (read more)

Announcing the UGS Dean's List

The UGS Dean’s List is a distinction given to students in the School of Undergraduate Studies who earned a grade point average in the top 4% of their class. To be eligible, students had to be enrolled in full-time coursework and achieve a 4.0 for fall 2015.(read more)

Preparing to Transfer

Declaring a major can be overwhelming. Luckily, there are many resources to help you through the process. Find out what every UGS student needs to know about the process and when you can attend a workshop at the Vick Center. (read more)

Exploration Grant Provides Global Perspective

With the assistance of the Summer Exploration Grant, a UGS student took his passion for studying music to China. Apply for the grant by March 4. (read more)

Spring Lecture Series Begins

In contrast to the fall's larger events, the University Lecture Series has expanded to smaller, more frequent lectures throughout the spring semester that will continue to showcase the work of distinguished faculty members. (read more)

Signature Course Combines Art and Healthcare

Read an article in the Daily Texan about the collaboration between the Signature Course "Growth and Development of Adolescents Living with Chronic Conditions" and the Blanton Museum of Art. (read more)

Interview with Research Showdown Winner

Read an interview with the winner of the first Texas Student Research Showdown, electrical engineering junior Sanjai Bashyam. (read more)