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September 21, 2009

University Lecture tonight

Dean Thomas Gilligan will speak about the factors that contribute to global economic growth, and reveal our role in the miraculous process. Tonight's lecture is the first of two in the third annual University Lecture Series. (read more)

August 28, 2009

UGS professors receive Regents' awards

Over half of the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award recipients who teach at UT Austin are involved with Undergraduate Studies. (read more)

August 24, 2009

First-year students read up for Reading Round-Up

Over 850 students will gather the day before fall classes begin to meet with outstanding UT Austin faculty. Incoming first-year students will discuss their optional summer reading with a small group of peers and the professor who recommended their book as a must-read. (read more)

August 24, 2009

Undergraduate Studies welcomes new class with barbeque

The School of Undergraduate Studies welcomed its first class of enrolled students with barbeque on Tuesday evening. (read more)

August 13, 2009

BDP & Longhorn Scholars graduate to Teach for America

Ashley Lemell, a recent graduate of the Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) and a Longhorn Scholar, was selected from a record 35,000 individuals who applied for Teach For America this year. Ashley will be teaching ninth grade biology at Peak Preparatory, a charter school located in East Dallas.(read more)

August 10, 2009

New Advisor Joins Undergraduate Studies

Brad Popiolek will advise students & manage content for Wayfinder, an online advising tool. (read more)

July 29, 2009

Honors Colloquium wraps up

Over 500 rising high school seniors from across Texas participated in the three-day Honors Colloquium. Now in its 28th year, the Colloquium allows academically outstanding students to experience the best that UT has to offer.(read more)

July 21, 2009

Students arrive for 28th Honors Colloquium

Over 500 rising high school seniors from across Texas arrive at UT today for the three-day Honors Colloquium. Now in its 28th year, the Colloquium allows academically outstanding students to experience the best that UT has to offer. (read more)

July 17, 2009

New Signature Course Cohort program in trial run

Starting this fall, small groups of first-year students will take interrelated courses from top-notch professors while receiving academic support from peer mentors. (read more)

July 13, 2009

BDP class explores video game industry

Students in the Digital Arts & Media concentration of the Bridging Disciplines Programs earned industry experience in a spring 2009 game-development interdisciplinary course. Bruce Pennycook, who led the pilot class, collaborated with industry professionals and UT faculty.(read more)