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Three Undergraduate Studies students were able to investigate majors and expand their perspectives with assistance from the Summer Exploration Grant. Although the recipients used the grant money for different experiences, they came to similarly enlightening conclusions about how to spend the rest of their time at The University of Texas and what their lives might look like after graduation.
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In this ongoing advice column, former UGS students who have transferred into their new major help current students navigate major exploration, the internal transfer process, and more. Dear UGS Liaison, How do you manage your time and organize your study schedule? How do you plan for the semester ahead? Thanks for the help!
Undergraduate Studies Council (UGSC) has embraced the spirit of giving while learning about philanthropy. Council members have participated in multiple donation drives this fall, benefiting different communities in need throughout Texas.
Six undergraduate researchers were recognized for their research projects and communication skills at the Texas Student Research Showdown on Nov. 15, 2017. A live audience, including a panel of faculty and student judges, heard six-minute presentations on topics including oil and gas well drilling, the secondhand clothing industry in Uganda, and the perception of those who stutter. The six finalists qualified for the event with creative, attention-grabbing videos that were voted on by the student body.
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is pleased to launch a new and modernized version of the Eureka database, accessible at http://www.eureka.utexas.edu.
On Saturday, October 28, the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) hosted first-year students and their families for Family Weekend.
On Wednesday, October 11, UGS students ate dinner and talked with with Matt Wright, the co-founder of Wright Bros. Brew & Brew. Wright was the inaugural speaker of Career Conversations, a new series that brings professionals to campus and allows students a chance to ask questions about potential career paths and to gain insights into successfully navigating all that the university has to offer.
In this ongoing advice column, former UGS students who have transferred into their new major help current students navigate major exploration, the internal transfer process, and more. Dear UGS Liaison, I haven’t been to office hours yet. I know I should go, but I don’t have any questions. Is that okay? What are some topics you’ve talked about with your professors? Hook ‘em!
On Thursday, Oct. 5, former School of Undergraduate Studies students gave advice to undeclared students currently exploring majors at UT Austin. The UGS Liaisons, students who started in UGS and have now transferred into their major, spoke about the internal transfer process for their colleges, how they went about making a decision, and the resources they used along the way.

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