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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)

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)

New Undergraduate Studies Student Council

Dean of Undergraduate Studies Paul Woodruff has appointed three students to serve on the first UGS Student Council.(read more)

Undergraduate Studies creates award for core curriculum innovation

The School of Undergraduate Studies has announced plans to create a new annual award to be called the Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies. (read more)

BDP selected as 2009 Outstanding Advising Program winner in NACADA

The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) has been selected as a 2009 NACADA Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award Winner.(read more)

BDP student wins best paper

Oscar De Los Santos, a Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) student, recently won best paper in the social sciences track at the recent multidisciplinary conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences in Las Vegas, NV. (read more)

BDP student receives 4 awards

Jacob Bintliff, an Environment BDP student, received the Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award, Senate of College Councils Undergraduate Research Award, Global Leadership Grant from the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS), and the LLILAS Davidson Family Scholarship.(read more)

Dr. Long speaks to SLP graduates

On April 22, Distinguished Alumna Dr. Teresa Long will speak to Senior Leaders Program graduates about leadership & its role in her success. (read more)

New Archer Fellows Selected

30 students from the University of Texas at Austin have been selected to live, work and study for a semester in Washington, D.C. (read more)

President Powers discusses UGS gains

UT president shares undergraduate improvements, details UGS initiatives in campus-wide message. Click to read the full message.(read more)