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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)

Drug Engineered by UT Team Gains FDA Approval

After 10 years of research, a drug engineered by a team including the Dean of Undergraduate Studies gained approval for use in treating and preventing inhalational Anthrax. (read more)

Video Profile: Whitney Barlow

Whitney Barlow is a speech-language pathology senior who has conducted research on stuttering and brain activity that accompanies the learning of new sounds.(read more)

Assistant Dean Spoke at Symposium

Jeanette Herman, assistant dean and director of the Bridging Disciplines Programs, was a keynote speaker and panelist at the fifteenth annual Sequels Symposium on March 31 and April 1. (read more)

Explore UT 2016

The School of Undergraduate Studies hosted three Explore UT events this weekend aimed at prospective students and their families. The annual campus-wide open house showcases research and promotes higher education to parents, teachers, and students across Texas.(read more)

Faculty Spotlight: Cal Streeter

Learn more about Dr. Cal Streeter, a faculty member in the School of Social Work, a BDP 101 professor, and an an inspiring mentor to many Social Entrepreneurship & Non-profits BDP students.(read more)

Announcing Fall 2016 Museum Studies Certificate

The BDP certificate in Museum Studies provides an opportunity for students to learn about the preservation of cultures and societies, complete research projects, and intern in museums around Austin. The certificate will be offered in fall 2016.(read more)

Public Speaking Center Opens at PCL

The Sanger Learning Center and UT Libraries have partnered to pilot a program to provide assistance with public speaking. Consultations will initially be offered on a drop-in basis. (read more)

Announcing the UGS Dean's List

The UGS Dean’s List is a distinction given to students in the School of Undergraduate Studies who earned a grade point average in the top 4% of their class. To be eligible, students had to be enrolled in full-time coursework and achieve a 4.0 for fall 2015.(read more)

Preparing to Transfer

Declaring a major can be overwhelming. Luckily, there are many resources to help you through the process. Find out what every UGS student needs to know about the process and when you can attend a workshop at the Vick Center. (read more)