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The Future of News Is Digital

The University Honors Center & Plan II present Evan Smith, the Editor in Chief & CEO of the Texas Tribune. Smith will speak to students about the future of news.(read more)

Undergraduate Studies Council Throws Week-long Academic Celebration

UGS Week is a series of events that offers students enrolled in the School of Undergraduate Studies the chance to learn more about the many paths and majors at UT Austin. The week's various activities also provide a great way for students to meet with the dean and to connect with other students. (read more)

Assistant Dean Wins Research Accolades

Dr. Cassandre Alvarado works to help teachers better understand student success. She recently won best paper at a national conference for work on understanding student success dynamics & is currently working to launch a teaching website to help educators harness the power of data.(read more)

Signature Course Teaching Assistant Reflects on Lessons Learned

As a graduate student in the LBJ School, Emily Kao Kopfensteiner had never been a TA; teaching 18-year-olds was a new experience. She had to count heavily on the support of her fellow Signature Course teaching assistants & guidance of the professor. It ended up being a transformative semester.(read more)

Learning from the Best: Students Gain Career Advice from Top Event Producers

Students sat down with the owner & employees of boutique event production firm Caplan Miller. The open discussion covered everything from whether event production is as glamorous as it seems (no!) to starting your own business to whether it's ok to be friends with a client.(read more)