Lauren Fedele works for Facilities Services and the Campus Environmental Center. As a UGS student, she discovered her passion for the environment and is now double majoring in urban studies and geography.
The Texas Exes James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising, whose recipients are nominated and chosen solely by students, honors individuals whose outstanding advising improves the UT student experience.
This award recognizes a UGS staff, student, or faculty member whose extraordinary work has enhanced the core curriculum or overall undergraduate experience. Submit nominations online through Friday, March 28th.
UGS Assistant Dean for Advising David Spight has been elected vice president of the National Academic Advising Association.
UT Athletics honored the Bridging Disciplines Programs during a Texas basketball game. BDPs allow students to complement their degrees with interdisciplinary certificates that integrate classroom, research, and internship experiences.
UGS Week offers students the chance to meet with the deans and familiarize themselves with UGS services.
Gabriel’s essay on her experience as a TA earned her the 2014 Interdisciplinary Teaching Award.
As we launch our newest BDP certificate in Public Policy this spring, we decided to showcase some of our former BDP students who have pursued policy-oriented careers, volunteer work, or graduate programs since they left UT.
The newest Bridging Disciplines Program certificate will allow students to see first-hand how public policy decisions are made. The Public Policy BDP is a collaborative effort between the School of Undergraduate Studies and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.
For her Children & Society BDP, Riojas worked with the Texas Center for Education Policy to organize a conference to increase Latino children’s literature in libraries and schools and helped initiate the process of developing a Mexican American Saturday school.