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April 10, 2013

Research Week 2013 Kicks Off

Research Week showcases undergraduate work from UT Austin’s vast community of research and creative work. The events provide undergraduates with an arena to present research or find avenues for involvement, while departments, colleges, and programs showcase student achievement.(read more)

April 09, 2013

Undergraduate Studies Staff Offer Range of Assessment Perspectives

Six experts on assessment, including Dr. Cassandre Alvarado from this school, will offer perspectives on the topic through dialogue on Wednesday, April 17. (read more)

April 01, 2013

New Training for Teachers Helps Students Succeed

A new website, Making Decisions with Data, teaches educators to harness the power of data. Through gathering and analyzing data, teachers can better understand the reasons behind student performance.(read more)

March 28, 2013

The Future of News Is Digital

The University Honors Center & Plan II present Evan Smith, the Editor in Chief & CEO of the Texas Tribune. Smith will speak to students about the future of news.(read more)

March 07, 2013

Undergraduate Studies Council Throws Week-long Academic Celebration

UGS Week is a series of events that offers students enrolled in the School of Undergraduate Studies the chance to learn more about the many paths and majors at UT Austin. The week's various activities also provide a great way for students to meet with the dean and to connect with other students. (read more)

March 07, 2013

Assistant Dean Wins Research Accolades

Dr. Cassandre Alvarado works to help teachers better understand student success. She recently won best paper at a national conference for work on understanding student success dynamics & is currently working to launch a teaching website to help educators harness the power of data.(read more)

March 07, 2013

Signature Course Teaching Assistant Reflects on Lessons Learned

As a graduate student in the LBJ School, Emily Kao Kopfensteiner had never been a TA; teaching 18-year-olds was a new experience. She had to count heavily on the support of her fellow Signature Course teaching assistants & guidance of the professor. It ended up being a transformative semester.(read more)

March 07, 2013

Learning from the Best: Students Gain Career Advice from Top Event Producers

Students sat down with the owner & employees of boutique event production firm Caplan Miller. The open discussion covered everything from whether event production is as glamorous as it seems (no!) to starting your own business to whether it's ok to be friends with a client.(read more)

March 05, 2013

Forty Acres Scholarship a First for Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies will offer its first full-ride merit scholarship to a student enrolling in this school in the fall of 2014. The award is in partnership with the Texas Exes & was made possible by alumni Judy & Dudley Oldham.(read more)

March 04, 2013

Three Undergraduate Studies Staff Win President's Outstanding Staff Awards

Of the 30 staff to be recognized by this year's university-wide Outstanding Staff Awards, three are from Undergraduate Studies. Winners are: Will Grindle (University Honors Center); Kin Hau (Signature Courses); and Rose Mastrangelo (Bridging Disciplines Programs & Archer Program).(read more)