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January 06, 2012

Educating the Educators

A research team in the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $150,000 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) grant to develop a set of online training modules for Texas educators. (read more)

December 20, 2011

Undergraduate Studies Holiday Schedule

Undergraduate Studies will be closed from 5 p.m. December 22 until 8 a.m. January 3. In case of emergency, please call 512-475-7000 for up-to-date contact information.(read more)

November 30, 2011

Dr. Woodruff's Newest Book Fêted

The Ajax Dilemma applies ancient Greek dilemmas to contemporary life: is it fair to lavish rewards on the superstar at the expense of the rank-and-file? (read more)

November 22, 2011

Dr. Hubbard's Signature Course Proposal Chosen for Funding

The award comes with five thousand dollars to support costs associated with course development, and is sponsored by the EU Center of Excellence Grant in the Center for European Studies.(read more)

November 14, 2011

UGS Town Hall

Dean Woodruff & Associate Dean Abraham led discussions and answered questions about tuition, the internal transfer process, and advising. Hosted by the Undergraduate Studies Council.(read more)

November 14, 2011

Dean Nominated as Texan of the Year

President Powers writes that Dr. Woodruff "takes the lofty concepts of classical Greek thought and leverages them ingeniously as potent tools for understanding the modern world in fresh and interesting ways."(read more)

November 04, 2011

Lawyer, Arts Patron Shares Wisdom with UGS Students

Jo Anne Christian, a highly respected lawyer & leader in the Austin arts community, will meet with a small group of UGS students. The Magellan's Circle series connects prominent local professionals with small groups of Undergraduate Studies students. (read more)

October 31, 2011

UGS Council Presents to UGS Advisory Council

The UGS student council will share what they've been doing, and how quickly the UGS Council has become a vital part of the student governance structure on campus.(read more)

October 24, 2011

Inaugural Class Chosen for Society For Teaching Excellence

Senior faculty chose the junior faculty who will make up the Society for Teaching Excellence's inaugural class: young talent who have great ideas about engaging students in learning and have demonstrated an early commitment to teaching. (read more)

October 21, 2011

UGS Family Weekend Breakfast

On Saturday, at 9 a.m. in the Life Sciences Library (2nd floor of the Tower, MAI), families of UGS students will mingle with students and staff, including Dean Woodruff, Associate Dean Abraham, and Assistant Deans Alvarado & Spight. (read more)