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“My most rewarding experiences as a peer academic coach are when I hear how students’ grades have improved because of the work that we have done together.”
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.”
Ethics & Leadership BDP student Shayna Goldblatt studied how sports can be used as a vehicle for grassroots peace-building and reconciliation. Using the Barkai Center for Education, Coexistence and Soccer in Israel as a case study...
“My project took a non-traditional focus in the sense that it is more common to use diplomacy and funding to try to solve a problem, and not a game… Sometimes the most effective leadership decisions involve innovation and unprecedented creativity.”
“Each day presented a new opportunity to connect my projects to my experience in community activism, academic foundation in urban theory, professional curiosity in non-profit public interest advocacy, and personal interest in sustainable community development.”
As an Environment BDP student, Daniella researched and planned the implementation of UT’s first micro farm, a continuation of the UT Community Garden project. Her research consisted of covering all bases to make the...
“This connecting experience has profoundly shaped both my university experience and my future plans beyond graduation. I discovered and have started to explore my passion for food, society, and the environment.”
As an outreach assistant, Zavier gives students the tools they need to be academically successful by leading workshops on study strategies and time management.
“When you really view your time as precious and something that should not be wasted, college becomes easier.”