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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 Center Offers Opera Tickets

Tickets to the Austin Lyric Opera performance of La Bohème will be available to students in the honors community. The University Honors Center provides tickets to local and visiting performances complete with a special academic pre-performance seminar or lecture. (read more)

October 23, 2009

Dean Woodruff hosts UGS family breakfast

Families of Undergraduate Studies' first class of students joined Dean Paul Woodruff for breakfast Saturday morning in the UT Tower's historic and beautiful Life Science Library. Assistant Dean for Advising David Spight and advisors from the Center for Strategic Advising also attended. (read more)

October 01, 2009

Signature Courses see King Lear

65 students from two Signature Course seminars will see and discuss the Actors of the London Stage production. Dr. Stephen Hoelscher's class, "American Spaces and Places," is looking forward to one of the actors joining the class discussion.(read more)

September 25, 2009

Bridging Disciplines Programs adds concentration in Human Rights and Social Justice

The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) are pleased to announce a new certificate in Human Rights and Social Justice. The nineteen-hour program will introduce students to the interdisciplinary study and practice of human rights at home and around the world. (read more)