The Cale McDowell Award for Innovation recognizes a member of the UT Austin community who has put extraordinary effort towards improving the core curriculum. Nominations are due March 30.
Applications for presenting research or hosting a table at UGS Research Week's Bazaar, a celebration of research by undergraduates across campus, are due Wednesday, February 22.
On February 8, the Sanger Center & Center for Strategic Advising give students strategies for highlighting skills & experiences when applying for competitive majors, internships, and jobs.
On Thursday, January 26, White House internship staff will discuss internships with students interested applying to the Archer Program. Program alumni and staff offer open hours to review working application drafts.
Jordan Humphreys writes about his experience leading a discussion-based course on innovative video game design as a way to solve societal problems like public health issues, building relationships in online environments, and helping autistic children better express themselves.
"You're about to graduate, and that's a good feeling, but you don't want to kick back too much and let things slip," said David Spight, assistant dean for advising at the Center for Strategic Advising.
This week, advisors in the Center for Strategic Advising will host walk-in advising about academic and future careers, plus spring advising for UGS students. All UT undergraduates are welcome; no appointment necessary. T-F, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ethics and the Art of Giving is a philosophy course with a philanthropic twist. An anonymous foundation approached Dean Woodruff about donating $100,000 toward it. If UT would offer the course, the students could choose at the course’s end where to give that money away. (via the Alcalde)
A research team in the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $150,000 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) grant to develop a set of online training modules for Texas educators.
Undergraduate Studies will be closed from 5 p.m. December 22 until 8 a.m. January 3. In case of emergency, please call 512-475-7000 for up-to-date contact information.