Undergraduate Studies offers competitive grants to students seeking funds to promote academic and career exploration. Candidates are encouraged to be creative with their planned exploration, and can request any amount up to $2,000.
The Cale McDowell Award for Innovation recognizes a member of the UT Austin community who has put extraordinary effort towards improving the core curriculum.
In the March 28 Game Changers talk, Dr. Woodruff used a parable from classical Greece to shed light on a very contemporary business dilemma: how to reward outstanding players without damaging the team.
President Powers offered advice to an intimate group of Undergraduate Studies students in the most recent Magellan's Circle talking classes and career paths, reflecting on the nature of regret, and sharing opinons about who today's Faulkners are.
The Bridging Disciplines Programs has added a new concentration in Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies. Students take strands of courses grouped to help them become more flexible thinkers while preparing them for the professional world with experience that supplements a regular degree.
Lindsay Taraban is a Psychology & English double major researching self-explanation & children’s understanding of relational nouns for her honors thesis. She is one of hundreds of undergraduate researchers whose work is being featured as part of Research Week 2012.
Christine Anderson and James Tolleson will receive Outstanding Staff Awards.
Tom and Jeanie Carter of Houston have pledged $1.5 million to benefit the School of Undergraduate Studies. The bequest will ultimately create the Thomas L. and Eugenia G. Carter Chair in Undergraduate Studies, which will be held by the school’s dean.
The National Academic Advising Association elected John Paul Regalado, Longhorn Scholars Senior Program Coordinator, to a three-year term on the board.
Undergraduate Studies led sessions at Explore UT on Saturday, March 3. Student leaders from the UGS Council, First-year Interest Group (FIG) representatives, and Undergraduate Studies strategic advisors discussed exploring majors and the FIG program.