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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)