This Saturday, April 13, the tower will be lit orange as the university community celebrates five Undergraduate Studies students’ outstanding academic achievements at the 64th annual Honors Day Convocation.
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.
Six experts on assessment, including Dr. Cassandre Alvarado from this school, will offer perspectives on the topic through dialogue on Wednesday, April 17.
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.