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New Students Connect with Great Faculty

Dr. Charles Ramírez Berg talks about his relationship with director Robert Rodriguez on Sept 12. On Sept 13, researchers present work on everything from Shakespeare villains to sled dogs.(read more)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)