Office of the Dean
Main Building, Room 202
110 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G8000
Austin, Texas 78712-1509
Phone: 512-475-7000 | Fax: 512-475-7068
Click on any student to learn more about his or her School of Undergraduate Studies experience.
Horacio is the 2013-2014 UT student body president. Originally interested in biology and medicine, Horacio spent two semesters exploring his options as a student in the School of Undergraduate Studies and is now double majoring in history...
“The School of Undergraduate Studies was an amazing opportunity for me to test out a few fields of study that I considered for a possible major.”
Clarissa Riojas is a Children & Society BDP student who spent the fall 2013 semester interning with the Texas Center for Education Policy. She helped organize a conference to address the need for more Latino children’s literature...
“It was inspiring to see how collaboration between a group of powerful and passionate individuals helped to create change in the community.”
George’s undergraduate research topic is Ideologies of the Arabic Language.
“Getting involved in research teaches you to be a self-motivated learner/worker, which is something that I am sure will benefit me in the future.”
For his Digital Arts & Media creative project, Nathan spent the summer developing a mobile video game called “The Runners.” Set in an urban landscape, Nathan leads the player through a zombie chase.
“Since diving into the art form of video games, I have had a drive to learn everything I can about the medium. This has taken me from reading about everything from the psychology of horror to the nuance of typography.”
Robyn’s undergraduate research topic is The Academic and Professional After-effects for Students Who Have Gone Through the Judicial Process at the University of Texas.
“Getting involved in a smaller, diverse community within UT has given me a lot of intellectual stimulation outside of the classroom, and this is something that I have come to enjoy and look forward to.”
Joe’s undergraduate research topic is The L.E.A.P. Program’s Effect on Mentors.
“Because I have engaged in research, I feel as though there are now many career options that I could be equally happy pursuing.”
Dillon Gu, a Digital Arts & Media BDP student produced an animated short entitled “A Knight to Bear Arms” for his creative project requirement.
“I must say that working with a mentor as incredible as Ben Bays has been like nothing else I’ve done. Hearing his opinions, ideas, and criticisms helped me learn a lot, not just about this project, but also about digital art as a whole.”