Jo Anne Christian, a highly respected lawyer & leader in the Austin arts community, will meet with a small group of UGS students. The Magellan’s Circle series connects prominent local professionals with small groups of Undergraduate Studies students.
Senior faculty chose the junior faculty who will make up the Society for Teaching Excellence’s inaugural class: young talent who have great ideas about engaging students in learning and have demonstrated an early commitment to teaching.
On Saturday, at 9 a.m. in the Life Sciences Library (2nd floor of the Tower, MAI), families of UGS students will mingle with students and staff, including Dean Woodruff, Associate Dean Abraham, and Assistant Deans Alvarado & Spight.
Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Eta Sigma (ALDPES) were awarded the prestigious Maintaining the Flame award in recognition of their achievements during the 2010-2011 academic year. ALDPES is a national society that honors academic excellence during a student’s first year in college.
A former Intellectual Entrepreneurship intern says that “this IE Internship has opened my eyes to possibilities I never before had contemplated. It has allowed me to think about my education and discipline from the bottom up, rather than the top down."
We are pleased to welcome our newest addition, the Sanger Learning & Career Center. The move will make it possible for UGS and the Sanger Center to coordinate and expand services for under-graduates.
Junior Psychology major & former Intellectual Entrepreneurship intern Sarah Kettles says that research has defined her UT experience and she "cannot imagine [her] academic life without it." She hopes to continue her research in a doctoral program.
Faculty are invited to submit proposals for 2012-13 courses by October 3.
Students in the Signature Course "Ethics & the Art of Giving" will give away $100,000 next May. For the rest of the semester they'll debate questions about giving under the leadership of Paul Woodruff, philosopher and UGS dean. Apply now.
President Powers mentioned two Undergraduate Studies programs in his State of the University address on Wednesday: the Signature Course Program, and Undergraduate Research.