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Rewarding Ethics and Leadership

Minette "Meme" Drumwright, an associate professor of advertising and public relations, was awarded the 2016 Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for her promotion of ethics and leadership in undergraduate education at The University of Texas at Austin. (read more)

40 Hours of Fundraising

The School of Undergraduate Studies raised $30,078 during the 40 Hours for the Forty Acres fundraising campaign.(read more)

The Texas Ten

Five Signature Course professors—H.W. Brands, Jerome Bump, Ben Carrington, Diane Ginsburg, and Eric Tang—were chosen by alumni for The Alcalde's annual list of top professors at The University of Texas. Read more about each professor and their courses. (read more)

The 2016 Undergraduate Awards

Submissions to this year’s Undergraduate Awards are due June 14, 2016. Read an interview with one of last year's winners. (read more)

Photo Gallery: Research Week 2016

View a gallery of photos from Research Week events on the Undergraduate Studies Facebook page. (read more)

Research Week 2016 Kicks Off

Research Week showcases a diverse sampling of undergraduate research projects from across the Forty Acres. Students present their projects and promote the impressive array of opportunities available at a tier-one research institution.(read more)

Video Profile: Camille Brooks

Camille Brooks is a Radio-Television-Film junior who has created graphic design and television production graphics for several organizations, including Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls.(read more)

Video Profile: Briana Gray

Briana Gray is a computer science senior who has worked on video and computer game design through the Bridging Disciplines Programs. (read more)

Students Try Out Majors

A new initiative, Interdisciplinary Studies Week, gave students from the School of Undergraduate Studies the opportunity to shadow a student in other majors at the university from March 29 to March 30.(read more)

A Note from Dean Brent Iverson

The School of Undergraduate Studies will participate in 40 Hours for the Forty Acres on April 27 and 28 to raise funds across campus. This year, I would like to personally challenge you, as a friend of UGS, to help us improve on last year's performance. (read more)