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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

BDP Adds New Program

The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) offers a new interdisciplinary certificate. Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship