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UGS students chat with successful professionals about careers, choosing a major, and how choices made in undergraduate careers can affect life after college.
Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with faculty members who are teaching the Signature Courses for first-year students. These courses are designed to expose freshmen to experienced faculty and provide them with a rigorous and engaging intellectual experience...
Dr. Debbie Volker received the 2010 Senate Professor of the Year Award. Signature Courses jump start students’ UT experiences with top faculty teaching intellectually rigorous, interdisciplinary classes.
In a UGS-sponsored lecture, sociologist Dr. Robert Crosnoe argued that high school students' social lives have long-term ramifications.
Paul Woodruff thought he was being exiled to the desert when he moved away from his life at the northeastern Ivy Leagues to teach philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin in 1974. Now, 36 years later and serving as the inaugural dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies…
Dr. Cassandre Alvarado, Assistant Dean for Learning Communities & Assessment, is “honored to represent UGS and UT” at Leadership Texas.
The Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) offers a new interdisciplinary certificate. Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship combines courses from Business, Communication, Fine Arts, and Liberal Arts with a connecting experience to teach students about innovation and commercial ventures.
On November 23, the School of Undergraduate Studies Council (UGSC) invites all UGS students to attend the school’s first Town Hall Meeting. Dean Paul Woodruff will provide remarks and answer questions.
Tickets to the Austin Lyric Opera performance of La Bohème will be available to students in the honors community. The University Honors Center provides tickets to local and visiting performances complete with a special academic pre-performance seminar or lecture.
Families of Undergraduate Studies' first class of students joined Dean Paul Woodruff for breakfast Saturday morning in the UT Tower's historic and beautiful Life Science Library. Assistant Dean for Advising David Spight and advisors from the Center for Strategic Advising also attended.

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