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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)

Exploration Grant Provides Global Perspective

With the assistance of the Summer Exploration Grant, a UGS student took his passion for studying music to China. Apply for the grant by March 4. (read more)

Spring Lecture Series Begins

In contrast to the fall's larger events, the University Lecture Series has expanded to smaller, more frequent lectures throughout the spring semester that will continue to showcase the work of distinguished faculty members. (read more)

Signature Course Combines Art and Healthcare

Read an article in the Daily Texan about the collaboration between the Signature Course "Growth and Development of Adolescents Living with Chronic Conditions" and the Blanton Museum of Art. (read more)

Interview with Research Showdown Winner

Read an interview with the winner of the first Texas Student Research Showdown, electrical engineering junior Sanjai Bashyam. (read more)

Winner of 2015 Undergraduate Studies Staff Award Announced

This year's Undergraduate Studies Staff Award winner works with faculty and staff to increase the quality of writing instruction across the Forty Acres.(read more)

Doubling Down on Student Presentations

Ayelet Lushkov experimented with the format of her Signature Course "Cricket: Sports, Literature, and Empire" to focus on student presentations throughout the semester. Read more. (read more)

Summer Exploration Grant Winner Discovers Double Major

Stephanie Sebo, winner of the 2015 Summer Exploration Grant, spent her summer interning for LBJ Construction Company in Houston, working on public relations and advertising.(read more)

Signature Course Connects Students with Artist

A class trip to view the exhibit "Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm" at the Blanton Museum of Art sparked a conversation between the students and the artist. (read more)