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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)

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)

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)

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)