On Monday, August 22, 30 first-year School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) students participated in the inaugural UGS Leadership Summit. The all-day workshop featured panels, activities, and speeches aimed at giving students an early opportunity to practice leadership and meet their fellow UGS classmates.
UGS students Kim Nguyen, Gabriela Heredia, and Mustapha Jolaade will use their Summer Exploration Grants to learn more about their interests.
You’ve attended orientation, you know a little more about what it means to be a UT student, and you’re looking to make the most out of your first semester at The University of Texas at Austin.
Pat Carter is the recipient of the 2016 Holleran Steiker Award. Carter will teach the first Signature Course developed in conjunction with the Dell Medical School.
Minette “Meme” Drumwright, an associate professor of advertising and public relations, was awarded the 2016 Cale McDowell Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Studies for her promotion of ethics and leadership in undergraduate education at The University of Texas at Austin.
The School of Undergraduate Studies raised $30,078 during the 40 Hours for the Forty Acres fundraising campaign.
Five Signature Course professors—H.W. Brands, Jerome Bump, Ben Carrington, Diane Ginsburg, and Eric Tang—were chosen by alumni for The Alcalde's annual list of top professors at The University of Texas. Read more about each professor and their courses.
Submissions to this year’s Undergraduate Awards are due June 14, 2016. Read an interview with one of last year’s winners.
View a gallery of photos from Research Week events on the Undergraduate Studies Facebook page.
Research Week showcases a diverse sampling of undergraduate research projects from across the Forty Acres. Students present their projects and promote the impressive array of opportunities available at a tier-one research institution.