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This fall marks the fourth year of the City Hall Fellows Program, a partnership between the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) at The University of Texas at Austin and the Office of the Mayor of the City of Austin. The program integrates academic learning with local, hands-on service.
Three UGS students who received the 2016 Summer Exploration Grant traveled the world while exploring their future majors and careers.
Natalie Pang, a biomedical engineering student, shares her story of transferring into the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Stephanie Sebo, a Moody College of Communication student, offers advice on how to cope with homesickness and how to keep in touch with friends and family.
On Thursday, Nov. 10, Dean Brent Iverson hosted a reception honoring the recipients of the fall 2016 School of Undergraduate Studies Dean’s List. The Dean’s List is a distinction given to UGS students who earned a grade point average in the top 4% of their class during their spring 2016 semester. Dean Iverson emphasized that these students are the best of the best at The University of Texas at Austin.
Six undergraduate researchers were recognized for their research projects and communication skills at the Texas Student Research Showdown on Nov. 15, 2016. A live audience, including a panel of faculty and student judges, heard six-minute presentations on topics including oil spill cleanup, engagement with the arts, and language processing in children. The six finalists qualified for the event with creative, attention-grabbing videos that were voted on by the student body.
As the semester winds down and work begins to pile up, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. To help you stay on track, our Undergraduate Studies Council teamed up to share their favorite tips on how to stay focused during this busy time of year.
In this ongoing advice column, Tasha Torres, a professional accounting major, explains how she knew she wanted to be a business major.
Six finalists, as selected by student votes and a panel of judges, will move on to the final round, where they will give 6-minute research presentations to a live audience on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302).

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