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March 04, 2010

Undergraduate Studies Explores UT

Undergraduate Studies staff led interactive workshops at Explore UT, the biggest open house in Texas. Saturday's events included a Choosing Majors workshop & The Inside Scoop, where resFIG mentors offered strategies for creating a positive transition from high school to college.(read more)

March 03, 2010

Signature Course Professor: "Professor of the Year"

Dr. Debbie Volker received the 2010 Senate Professor of the Year Award. Signature Courses jump start students’ UT experiences with top faculty teaching intellectually rigorous, interdisciplinary classes.(read more)

February 18, 2010

Archer Fellow Follows Journalist Dreams in D.C.

Larry Dechant, a Broadcast Journalism major and Archer Fellow from UT Austin, discusses his experience as a Good Morning America intern in Washington, D.C. For more information on the Archer Program at UT Austin, visit more)

January 29, 2010

University Lecture: Social Life Matters

In a UGS-sponsored lecture, sociologist Dr. Robert Crosnoe argued that high school students' social lives have long-term ramifications. (read more)

January 22, 2010

Dean Woodruff profiled in the Daily Texan

Paul Woodruff thought he was being exiled to the desert when he moved away from his life at the northeastern Ivy Leagues to teach philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin in 1974. Now, 36 years later and serving as the inaugural dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies...(read more)

December 08, 2009

Dr. Alvarado chosen for Leadership Texas

Dr. Cassandre Alvarado, Assistant Dean for Learning Communities & Assessment, is “honored to represent UGS and UT” at Leadership Texas. (read more)

December 08, 2009

BDP Adds New Program

The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) offers a new interdisciplinary certificate. Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship combines courses from Business, Communication, Fine Arts, and Liberal Arts with a connecting experience to teach students about innovation and commercial ventures. (read more)

November 18, 2009

UGS Council Hosts Town Meeting

On November 23, the School of Undergraduate Studies Council (UGSC) invites all UGS students to attend the school’s first Town Hall Meeting. Dean Paul Woodruff will provide remarks and answer questions.(read more)

November 02, 2009

Honors Cen