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.
Due to Trey’s outstanding academic achievements, he is the first Undergraduate Studies student to be named a Distinguished College Scholar. Trey arrived on campus as a Health Science Honors-Biology student but...
“You have to learn to adapt to the situation. My goals and aspirations have drastically changed nearly every semester due to situations that were entirely out of my control. You can’t let these problems overwhelm you or defeat you.”
Kevin interned with Global Youth Connect in Bosnia and Rwanda to meet requirements for his Global Studies certificate. In Bosnia, he worked within regions acutely affected by the Bosnian war to help local NGO’s and government agencies craft educational...
“My hands-on experience in post-conflict societies directly influenced the ways in which I wrote about the material, engaged current events, evaluated academic works, and spoke about them in both formal and informal contexts.”
“I applied to work for the Sanger Center because I enjoy teaching and sharing knowledge with others. … I didn’t expect to learn so much about myself.”
For the past three and a half years, Alexandra has participated in the PLUS program. Now as a senior preceptor, Alexandra helps new preceptors improve their facilitation skills.
“I often find myself learning valuable interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities from my preceptors.”
Caleb spent three semesters in Undergraduate Studies and then declared a major in neurobiology after taking various biology courses. He will begin medical school this fall.
“The School of Undergraduate Studies gave me a chance to analyze several majors. I liked not having to jump into a major when I first started college.”
Mani began working with the Sanger Learning Center as a preceptor in Fall 2012 in his PLUS-supported genetics course. Now as a senior preceptor, he guides new preceptors in their work with students.
“I came here thinking that I would be the one helping and guiding other students, but I’m thankful at how much and how frequently I’ve actually been the beneficiary of such an experience.”