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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This weekend, explore the School of Undergraduate Studies at Explore UT, the biggest open house in Texas. Click through to view all Undergraduate Studies event details.
Eric Mazur, Ph.D., of Harvard University will speak Thursday about a new online resource being launched by a team in Undergraduate Studies, and about changing the way his students learn by analyzing data collected in the classroom.