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January 27, 2014

BDP Alumni in Public Policy

As we launch our newest BDP certificate in Public Policy this spring, we decided to showcase some of our former BDP students who have pursued policy-oriented careers, volunteer work, or graduate programs since they left UT. (read more)

January 20, 2014

New Public Policy Certificate Kicks Off Classes This Fall

The newest Bridging Disciplines Program certificate will allow students to see first-hand how public policy decisions are made. The Public Policy BDP is a collaborative effort between the School of Undergraduate Studies and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. (read more)

January 16, 2014

Student Profile: Clarissa Riojas

For her Children & Society BDP, Riojas worked with the Texas Center for Education Policy to organize a conference to increase Latino children’s literature in libraries and schools and helped initiate the process of developing a Mexican American Saturday school. (read more)

January 15, 2014

2013 UGS Staff Awards

Staff members won many awards in 2013, and we honored two with the Undergraduate Studies Staff Award. (read more)

January 15, 2014

Student Profile: Jenna Creech

Jenna Creech, a Social Entreprenuership & Non-profits BDP student and RTF major, spent her final semester at UT producing a documentary about the Austin Classical Guitar Society. Watch the video and learn more about her experience. (read more)

January 07, 2014

Top Five of 2013: Year in Review

From the graduation of our inaugural 2009 class to the arrival of our new dean, 2013 was a year full of exciting changes for Undergraduate Studies. Here are our top five news items of the year.(read more)

January 02, 2014

11 UGS Students Profiled By Business Insider

11 of the 17 UT students profiled are engaged in UGS programs. (read more)

December 16, 2013

Signature Course Professors Holleran Steiker and Love to Receive Teaching Excellence Award

Two Signature Course professors will receive the 2013-2014 President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award this spring. (read more)

December 13, 2013

Associate Dean Abraham to Receive the 2013 Civitatis Award

Associate Dean Larry Abraham will receive the 2013 Civitatis Award this spring in recognition of his outstanding service to the university. (read more)

December 09, 2013

Alex Arambula Named Texas Parents Outstanding Student

Alex Arambula, a FIG mentor and a PLUS senior preceptor, received Texas Parents Outstanding Student Award for her impressive academic record, commitment to service, and strong leadership.(read more)