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July 05, 2012

Lawrence Abraham to Serve as Interim Dean

Following Dean Woodruff's return to teaching, Dr. Lawrence Abraham has been appointed interim dean. Abraham has served in a number of leadership roles at the university, including 8 years as chairman of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and co-director of UTeach Natural Sciences. (read more)

June 22, 2012

Scholarship to FYE Coordinator

Patricia Micks, the First-Year Experience Senior Program Coordinator, was awarded a staff development scholarship for her dedication and commitment to academic advising.(read more)

June 13, 2012

Dean Woodruff Plans Return to Full-Time Teaching

The inaugural dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies announced this week that he plans to step down from his post, effective Aug. 31. An interim dean will be named in the coming weeks, and a national search will be held for a new dean.(read more)

June 04, 2012

Welcome New Students

Undergraduate Studies hosts its first orientation sessions of the summer, welcoming the first members of the class of 2016 to campus. Click through for schedule.(read more)

May 22, 2012

Innovation Rewarded with McDowell Award

Dr. Barbara Brown Wilson and Matthew Fajkus received the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation for their collaboration in creating the "life-changing, radically different" Signature Course, "Skyscrapers and Polar Bears: Perspectives on Sustainable Design."(read more)

May 15, 2012

Ethics Class Gives Away $100,000

Dean Woodruff's Ethics & the Art of Giving class awarded money to two charities, KIVA and Lone Star Paralysis. Woodruff's students have organized to mentor those in next year's class, which will taught by Pamela Paxton. (read more)

April 17, 2012

Meet an Undergrad Researcher

Ashvin Bashyam can’t get enough of the thrill surrounding a new discovery that he unexpectedly makes after long hours of work. Learn more at Research Week, April 16-20.(read more)

April 12, 2012

Wild About UGS

Figure out where to study abroad or how to improve your resume, view fascinating student research projects, and meet the deans during "Wild for UGS" April 16-20. (read more)

April 04, 2012