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August 22, 2011

Gone to UGS

New students enrolled in the School of Undergraduate Studies share a meal, meet the Dean and Undergraduate Studies Council, and get ready for Gone to Texas. Enrolled first-year students will gather in the FAC. (read more)

August 19, 2011

Reading Round-Up Connects First-years with Faculty

Incoming first-year students discuss great books with world-class professors in classrooms all over campus.(read more)

August 16, 2011

DemTex Students Design In-Depth Courses

Students explore a creative, specific topic in-depth by creating a class in Democratic Education at Texas. Students write a syllabus, prepare readings, and lead discussions in a seminar course that differs from a conventional college course. (read more)

August 02, 2011

EUREKA Debuts New Features

EUREKA is a database that connects motivated undergrads with faculty research mentors and research experiences for a deeper, more involved experience of a world-class research institution.(read more)

July 25, 2011

30th Annual Colloquium a Success

On July 23rd, 574 of Texas's brightest high schoolers bellowed out "The Eyes of Texas" in a closing ceremony marking their introduction to UT Austin. Many of these students will enroll in first-year honors programs and compete for UT Austin’s most prestigious scholarships.(read more)

July 20, 2011

Welcome 2011 Colloquists

Hundreds of rising high school seniors arrive on campus Thursday for the 30th annual Honors Colloquium. The free, invite-only program invites the brightest students from all over the state to explore UT. (read more)

July 14, 2011

Dean Woodruff: 3 Ways UGS Boosts Graduation Rates

Dean Woodruff writes in the Alcalde about Undergraduate Studies's mission to improve UT's graduation rates, and how the school tackles the challenge.(read more)

June 08, 2011

Signature Course Seminars Increase Educational Productivity

President Powers writes in the Statesman that "exposing our freshmen to a rich learning experience with our best faculty is central to our mission."(read more)

May 23, 2011

Stanfield Wins McDowell Award for Innovation

Registrar Shelby Stanfield received the Award for Innovation for his work as a force for change in the university's ongoing effort to reform its core curriculum.(read more)

May 06, 2011

Wayfinder Honored by National Advising Organization

Wayfinder, the UGS dynamic advising tool, received a certificate of merit.(read more)