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April 14, 2010

Undergraduates Explore Graduate Study

The Intellectual Entrepreneurship pre-graduate school internship connects undergraduates with faculty and veteran graduate students in their fields of study. For course credit, undergraduates are exposed to unique aspects of graduate study that make it distinct from the undergraduate experience. (read more)

March 31, 2010

Wayfinder Site Launches

Students looking for guidance and information on majors can now use Wayfinder. The online tool offers customized resources, activities, and practical tools students need to make informed choices about their futures. (read more)

March 30, 2010

Mortar Board presents annual Last Lecture

Former UT VP and Provost Dr. Sheldon Ekland-Olson will speak about capital punishment as if it were his last lecture as a professor. (read more)

March 29, 2010

Get a taste of this year's Research Week events

For Sarah Miracle, an architecture undergraduate student, a full course load inhibited her from taking classes in the Textiles and Apparel Technology department. However, Miracle didn’t let her busy class schedule prevent her from doing hands-on materials research...(read more)

March 15, 2010

Exploration Experience Grants to Promote Academic & Career Searching

Undergraduate Studies is pleased to invite UGS students to submit applications by March 30 for the Exploration Experience Grant to fund career and major exploration.(read more)

March 12, 2010

UGS Students Explore Futures with Magellan's Circle

UGS students chat with successful professionals about careers, choosing a major, and how choices made in undergraduate careers can affect life after college.(read more)

March 09, 2010

President Powers Highlights Signature Courses

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with faculty members who are teaching the Signature Courses for first-year students. These courses are designed to expose freshmen to experienced faculty and provide them with a rigorous and engaging intellectual experience...(read more)

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 www.utexas.edu/ugs/utindc.(read more)