Students pursue interests outside their majors without adding time to their degrees. The program integrates major, core curriculum, and elective requirements around a theme. The interdisciplinary certificate program celebrates 10 years of excellence on Friday.
Danny Nouri channeled his desire to do graphic design and travel into a Bridging Disciplines Programs internship designing at Sony Pictures in Los Angeles. Danny gained experience and connections working on promotional material for Breaking Bad, The Amazing Spider-Man, Community, and other TV shows.
The second University Lecture (of two in the series) collects three diverse perspectives on the upcoming presidential election. Professors from the History, Journalism, and Government departments faced off.
The Texas Book Festival has invited former dean of Undergraduate Studies Paul Woodruff to speak about his most recent book, The Ajax Dilemma. This year’s festival is scheduled for October 27-28.
Karen Landolt will lead the brand-new University Career Interview and Recruiting Center in serving all UT Austin undergraduate and graduate students. The center is overseen by the School of Undergraduate Studies.
A group of Dean Paul Woodruff’s colleagues, former students, and supportive fans have started an endowment to honor the dean on the occasion of his return to full-time teaching.
Undergraduate Studies is pleased to welcome Dr. Lawrence Abraham as interim dean. Dr. Abraham previously served as this school's associate dean under Dr. Paul Woodruff, and will continue to serve as co-Director of the UTeach Natural Sciences program.
New Undergraduate Studies students shared a meal, met the Dean and Undergraduate Studies Council, and got ready together for Gone to Texas.
Dr. Tom Palaima, a professor in the Classics department, has written an opinion piece that praises Dean Woodruff's inclusion of an ethics requirement in the flagged courses that are required of all undergraduate students. In retrospect, he says, "I know that one person can make a difference."
The day before classes start, UT Austin’s finest faculty volunteer to lead cozy book discussions for first-year students. The Freshman Reading Round-Up, now in its ninth year, asks faculty to suggest a favorite summer read that can open young minds to new ideas or new ways of thinking.