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Nominate for McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies

This award recognizes a UGS staff, student, or faculty member whose extraordinary work has enhanced the core curriculum or overall undergraduate experience. Submit nominations online through Friday, March 28th. (read more)

Assistant Dean for Advising Elected NACADA Vice President

UGS Assistant Dean for Advising David Spight has been elected vice president of the National Academic Advising Association.(read more)

Staff Recognized at UT Basketball Game

UT Athletics honored the Bridging Disciplines Programs during a Texas basketball game. BDPs allow students to complement their degrees with interdisciplinary certificates that integrate classroom, research, and internship experiences. (read more)

Undergraduate Studies Council Hosts Week of Academic Events

UGS Week offers students the chance to meet with the deans and familiarize themselves with UGS services. (read more)

Award-winning Essay Shows Love of Teaching

Gabriel’s essay on her experience as a TA earned her the 2014 Interdisciplinary Teaching Award. (read more)

BDP Alumni in Public Policy

As we launch our newest BDP certificate in Public Policy this spring, we decided to showcase some of our former BDP students who have pursued policy-oriented careers, volunteer work, or graduate programs since they left UT. (read more)

New Public Policy Certificate Kicks Off Classes This Fall

The newest Bridging Disciplines Program certificate will allow students to see first-hand how public policy decisions are made. The Public Policy BDP is a collaborative effort between the School of Undergraduate Studies and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. (read more)

Student Profile: Clarissa Riojas

For her Children & Society BDP, Riojas worked with the Texas Center for Education Policy to organize a conference to increase Latino children’s literature in libraries and schools and helped initiate the process of developing a Mexican American Saturday school. (read more)

2013 UGS Staff Awards

Staff members won many awards in 2013, and we honored two with the Undergraduate Studies Staff Award. (read more)

Student Profile: Jenna Creech

Jenna Creech, a Social Entreprenuership & Non-profits BDP student and RTF major, spent her final semester at UT producing a documentary about the Austin Classical Guitar Society. Watch the video and learn more about her experience. (read more)