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Alex Arambula Named Texas Parents Outstanding Student

Alex Arambula, a FIG mentor and a PLUS senior preceptor, received Texas Parents Outstanding Student Award for her impressive academic record, commitment to service, and strong leadership.(read more)

Students Discuss Role of Technology in UT Education

Over 60 students gathered to discuss the role of online education. As flipped classrooms, MOOCs, lecture captures, and other education technologies become more prevalent, Dean Iverson sought student feedback to influence decisions made by the university administration.(read more)

UGS Council President Selected as City Hall Fellow

UGS Council president Emily Smith has been selected as a Longhorn Center for Civic Engagement-City Hall Fellow for spring 2014.President Emily (read more)

Transformative Signature Courses: Philanthropy: The Power of Giving

Philanthropy is a far-off thought for most college freshmen. The Signature Course "Philanthropy: The Power of Giving" changes that, giving first-year students real money to donate to charities.(read more)

Advising Center Dedicated to James W. Vick

The Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling has been renamed after James Vick.(read more)

Undergraduate Studies at Family Weekend

Associate Dean Abraham and UGS staff welcomed families at a breakfast, part of Texas Parents Association's Family Weekend. (read more)

Assistant Dean for Advising Elected to NACADA Board

The assistant dean for advising in the School of Undergraduate Studies has been elected to the board of directors for the National Academic Advising Association.(read more)

Transformative Signature Courses: Young People & Drugs

Signature Course "Young People & Drugs" removes stigma and provide insight on the complexities of addiction.(read more)

Lectures Challenge Perceptions of Disciplines and Research

Over 3,000 people attended the 2013 University Lecture Series featuring UT's finest scholars. The themes of the three lectures included: In Pursuit of Health, In the Creative Mind, and In the Lab.(read more)

2013 Reading Round-Up by the Numbers

The results of the Reading Round-Up student survey confirm that the event gives students a great head start on meeting new friends and top UT faculty. View an infographic featuring some of the results of the survey. (read more)