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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)

Wayfinder Honored by National Advising Organization

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

UGS Board Member Speaks About the Arts in Austin

Watch Jo Anne Christian speak to Fox Austin about her role in the creation of the Long Center, and why the arts are critical to Austin. Christian has been involved in Austin arts for many years, and is featured in this month's Austin Woman magazine.(read more)

Outstanding New Advisor Award for UGS Employee

Brad Popiolek was awarded a certificate of merit for his work with Undergraduate Studies students. The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) annually chooses several new advisors with strong interpersonal skills who make an impact on their advisees lives.(read more)

UT President Highlights Signature Courses

Signature Courses help UT offer the highest quality undergraduate education. In a recent message to the UT Austin community, President Powers explained his vision for a 21st century public research university, which includes offering "the highest-quality undergraduate education."(read more)

Successful 2011 Research Week

The fourth annual Research week offered over 40 unique ways to find out about research opportunities all over campus. The event brings together programs in the various colleges and schools that showcase undergraduate research and creative activity. (read more)

Social Caps UGS Week

Undergraduate Studies Council hosted the first UGS Week to highlight opportunities for students. Events included Donuts with Dean Woodruff and a resume-building workshop.(read more)

Research on Perceptions of Art

Margaret Sanders designed and conducted her own psychology study from start to finish, focusing on categorization & engagement with pieces of art. She says that conducting research has been one of her best experiences at UT. (read more)

Psychology Research Spotlight

Martinique Jones combats hegemonic notions surrounding the academic performance of African American students.(read more)

Research Week 2011 Highlights

Carisa Nietsche, Plan II Honors senior and council president, said research allows students to demonstrate intellectual curiosity and is essential for universities, adding value to a UT degree. Events take place from April 11-15.(read more)