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President Commends Undergraduate Studies

In his State of the University address, President Powers spoke highly of our Bridging Disciplines Programs, Signature Courses, First-year Interest Groups, advisors in the Center for Strategic Advising, and work on the core curriculum.(read more)

UGS Grant Funds Teaching English in Peru

As a first-year UGS student, Armando Vera was the inaugural recipient of the UGS Summer Exploration Experience Grant. He now plans to study international relations. (read more)

Gone to Undergraduate Studies

Dean Woodruff welcomes Undergraduate Studies's new students with barbeque and fun.(read more)

Great Books Connect Incoming Students

The day before fall classes start, new students meet to discuss books with top professors eager to exchange ideas and share insights in a relaxed setting.(read more)

Will Grindle named Outstanding Advisor

Will Grindle has been named a 2009-10 Outstanding Advisor of the Year by the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta. The award is given annually to five outstanding Alpha Lambda Delta advisors in the United States. (read more)

Undergraduates Present Summer Research

Undergraduates and high school students presented research on everything from environmental science to cellular and molecular biology.(read more)

Coordinating Board awards Undergraduate Studies $490,000

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board awarded two grants to researchers in Undergraduate Studies.(read more)

Honors Colloquium 2010 Gears Up

Every year, the brightest and most promising rising high school seniors meet at UT Austin for the Honors Colloquium. (read more)

First-year Student Awarded Signature Course Information Literacy Award

Rebecca Wortmann, a Business Honors student, received the Signature Course Information Literacy Award. She was awarded $500 for exemplary work done in Dr. Ian Hancock's Signature Course, The Price of Identity: Romani Reality and Gypsy Myth. (read more)

Two UGS Staff Members Win Outstanding Staff Award

Two members of the Dean's Office staff won outstanding staff awards. Lara Harlan (Coordinator, Communication & Special Projects) and Tamela Walker (Administrative Manager in Human Resources & Accounting) received the awards at the May 6 President's staff awards ceremony.(read more)