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
Students across Undergraduate Studies programs are exploring new interests, gaining experience through research and internships, and taking leadership roles across the Forty Acres. Click on any student to learn more about his or her School of Undergraduate Studies experience.
Ivi took an ethnographic approach to study the social situation of Kayayei, a group of displaced, mistreated tribal women in Ghana for her Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies BDP certificate. To this end, she worked with...
“This life-changing experience has allowed me to develop a more in-depth understanding about the complexities that lie within issues such as the Kayayei conflict and the various paradigms involved.”
Natasha’s undergraduate research topic is A Multiethnic Intergroup Forum to Address the Impact of the Media’s Stereotypes of Racial Minorities on Youth
“It has been interesting to see first-hand how intergroup dialogue can go a long way in fostering an understanding of diversity.”
Jelisa’s undergraduate research topic is Artistic Expressions, Across Diasporas
“There is more power in asking questions than having all of the answers.”
Sateria’s undergraduate research topic is How Estrogen Affects the Aging Monkey Brain as a Model for Menopause.
“Getting involved in research is a great opportunity to gain skills that can be applied to essentially any line of work.”
“It’s rewarding to see students begin to connect the dots between different topics and subjects, making new material seem less foreign.”
“There will be time to choose a major. If there are too many options for you, look into concentrations, certificates, or research opportunities—these can keep you graduating in four years and add an extra kick to your degree plan.”