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Archer Fellow Hopefuls Get Help

On Thursday, January 26, White House internship staff will discuss internships with students interested applying to the Archer Program. Program alumni and staff offer open hours to review working application drafts. (read more)

DemTex Student Instructors Cultivate Academic Curiosity

Jordan Humphreys writes about his experience leading a discussion-based course on innovative video game design as a way to solve societal problems like public health issues, building relationships in online environments, and helping autistic children better express themselves.(read more)

Assistant Dean for Advising Offers Graduation Reminders

"You're about to graduate, and that's a good feeling, but you don't want to kick back too much and let things slip," said David Spight, assistant dean for advising at the Center for Strategic Advising.(read more)

Walk-in Advising on Careers & Majors

This week, advisors in the Center for Strategic Advising will host walk-in advising about academic and future careers, plus spring advising for UGS students. All UT undergraduates are welcome; no appointment necessary. T-F, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.(read more)

Giving Away 100 Grand

Ethics and the Art of Giving is a philosophy course with a philanthropic twist. An anonymous foundation approached Dean Woodruff about donating $100,000 toward it. If UT would offer the course, the students could choose at the course’s end where to give that money away. (via the Alcalde)(read more)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)