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Brad Popiolek was awarded a certificate of merit for his work with Undergraduate Studies students. The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) annually chooses several new advisors with strong interpersonal skills who make an impact on their advisees lives.
Signature Courses help UT offer the highest quality undergraduate education. In a recent message to the UT Austin community, President Powers explained his vision for a 21st century public research university, which includes offering “the highest-quality undergraduate education.”
The fourth annual Research week offered over 40 unique ways to find out about research opportunities all over campus. The event brings together programs in the various colleges and schools that showcase undergraduate research and creative activity.
Undergraduate Studies Council hosted the first UGS Week to highlight opportunities for students. Events included Donuts with Dean Woodruff and a resume-building workshop.
Margaret Sanders designed and conducted her own psychology study from start to finish, focusing on categorization & engagement with pieces of art. She says that conducting research has been one of her best experiences at UT.
Human Biology major Jose Ybarra says that through research, "what was once a static classroom existence instantly became a dynamic world of discovery." Visit this year's Research Week events to find out more about the exciting work of undergraduates across campus.
Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Eta Sigma also inducted over 600 new members.
Plato's cave-dwellers are like students who see only what is on the screen in a windowless lecture room, or on the Internet. They have no basis for questioning the PowerPoint slides they are being been shown.
Lee Walker is a former Dell president, award-winning teacher, nuclear physicist, philanthropist, high-tech visionary & investor, and founding board member of the Lance Armstrong foundation.
The award may be given to a deserving member of the School of Undergraduate Studies, or reward extraordinary effort by any University of Texas at Austin student, faculty or staff member toward improving the core curriculum at UT Austin