Every year, 175 First-year Interest Group (FIG) mentors lead 3,000 students through their first semesters at UT. Two Undergraduate Studies program directors were invited to present significant improvements to peer mentor training at the 32nd Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience.
Rocio Tueme will be one of 45 grid girls at the Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. She was chosen because she is well educated and speaks multiple languages, and feels comfortable carrying on conversation.
The new Ethics Unwrapped video series premieres with “In It To Win,” which explores the internal biases and external pressures disgraced lobbyist and felon Abramoff faced. UGS Curriculum Specialist Jess Miner, Ph.D., was integral in developing the ethics series.
Interim Dean Larry Abraham will formally dedicate the Sanger Learning Center on Monday, November 12 at 3 p.m. in JES A115. Stop by to see the Center’s new, renovated space and hear news about a new endowment.
This funding encourages undergraduates to get involved in research early. One winner receives $1,000 to be used towards funding research. Eligible applicants include students assisting a faculty member with a research project and those conducting independent or partnered research.
The committee seeks a “strong and visionary leader with a national academic reputation, significant administrative experience, demonstrated ability for consensus building, and a passion for teaching and creating world-class, innovative undergraduate education at a top-tier research university.”
Interim Dean Larry Abraham and Undergraduate Studies staff welcome Undergraduate Studies families at a Saturday morning breakfast that kicks off Family Weekend.
Undergraduate Studies students are invited to bring questions and concerns to Dr. Abraham on Wednesday afternoon. The interim dean will also speak about the state of the school.
Dr. Mary Gentile introduces her Giving Voice to Values curriculum, which trains students to navigated ethically complex situations by "pre-scripting," or practicing what to say and do in advance of moral challenges. Discussion will follow.
Jessica Huff, a current Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) student, is in Washington D.C. as an Archer Fellow for the semester. She is reporting for the Texas Tribune and the Horn on the Abigail Fisher case currently being heard in the Supreme Court.