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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)

UGS Family Weekend Breakfast

On Saturday, at 9 a.m. in the Life Sciences Library (2nd floor of the Tower, MAI), families of UGS students will mingle with students and staff, including Dean Woodruff, Associate Dean Abraham, and Assistant Deans Alvarado & Spight. (read more)

UT Austin Honor Society Recognized for Outstanding Service

Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Eta Sigma (ALDPES) were awarded the prestigious Maintaining the Flame award in recognition of their achievements during the 2010-2011 academic year. ALDPES is a national society that honors academic excellence during a student's first year in college. (read more)

Grad Students Mentor the Grad School Bound

A former Intellectual Entrepreneurship intern says that “this IE Internship has opened my eyes to possibilities I never before had contemplated. It has allowed me to think about my education and discipline from the bottom up, rather than the top down."(read more)

Welcome Sanger Center

We are pleased to welcome our newest addition, the Sanger Learning & Career Center. The move will make it possible for UGS and the Sanger Center to coordinate and expand services for under-graduates. (read more)

Social Anxiety & Facebook Studied by Undergraduate Researcher

Junior Psychology major & former Intellectual Entrepreneurship intern Sarah Kettles says that research has defined her UT experience and she "cannot imagine [her] academic life without it." She hopes to continue her research in a doctoral program.(read more)

Faculty Signature Course Deadline Approaches

Faculty are invited to submit proposals for 2012-13 courses by October 3. (read more)