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Students Showcase Creative Work & Research

As a part of Research Week, Bridging Disciplines Programs students will have the opportunity to showcase work from their research, internship, and creative project Connecting Experiences. BDP students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend. The poster session will be from 2:30-4pm in MAI 212.(read more)

Honors Day Recognizes Five UGS Students

This Saturday, April 13, the tower will be lit orange as the university community celebrates five Undergraduate Studies students' outstanding academic achievements at the 64th annual "Honors Day Convocation":http://www.utexas.edu/events/honorsday/welcome.html. (read more)

Research Week 2013 Kicks Off

Research Week showcases undergraduate work from UT Austin’s vast community of research and creative work. The events provide undergraduates with an arena to present research or find avenues for involvement, while departments, colleges, and programs showcase student achievement.(read more)

Undergraduate Studies Staff Offer Range of Assessment Perspectives

Six experts on assessment, including Dr. Cassandre Alvarado from this school, will offer perspectives on the topic through dialogue on Wednesday, April 17. (read more)

New Training for Teachers Helps Students Succeed

A new website, Making Decisions with Data, teaches educators to harness the power of data. Through gathering and analyzing data, teachers can better understand the reasons behind student performance.(read more)

The Future of News Is Digital

The University Honors Center & Plan II present Evan Smith, the Editor in Chief & CEO of the Texas Tribune. Smith will speak to students about the future of news.(read more)

Undergraduate Studies Council Throws Week-long Academic Celebration

UGS Week is a series of events that offers students enrolled in the School of Undergraduate Studies the chance to learn more about the many paths and majors at UT Austin. The week's various activities also provide a great way for students to meet with the dean and to connect with other students. (read more)

Assistant Dean Wins Research Accolades

Dr. Cassandre Alvarado works to help teachers better understand student success. She recently won best paper at a national conference for work on understanding student success dynamics & is currently working to launch a teaching website to help educators harness the power of data.(read more)

Signature Course Teaching Assistant Reflects on Lessons Learned

As a graduate student in the LBJ School, Emily Kao Kopfensteiner had never been a TA; teaching 18-year-olds was a new experience. She had to count heavily on the support of her fellow Signature Course teaching assistants & guidance of the professor. It ended up being a transformative semester.(read more)

Learning from the Best: Students Gain Career Advice from Top Event Producers

Students sat down with the owner & employees of boutique event production firm Caplan Miller. The open discussion covered everything from whether event production is as glamorous as it seems (no!) to starting your own business to whether it's ok to be friends with a client.(read more)