Over half of the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award recipients who teach at UT Austin are involved with Undergraduate Studies.
Over 850 students will gather the day before fall classes begin to meet with outstanding UT Austin faculty. Incoming first-year students will discuss their optional summer reading with a small group of peers and the professor who recommended their book as a must-read.
The School of Undergraduate Studies welcomed its first class of enrolled students with barbeque on Tuesday evening.
Ashley Lemell, a recent graduate of the Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) and a Longhorn Scholar, was selected from a record 35,000 individuals who applied for Teach For America this year. Ashley will be teaching ninth grade biology at Peak Preparatory, a charter school located in East Dallas.
Brad Popiolek will advise students & manage content for Wayfinder, an online advising tool.
Over 500 rising high school seniors from across Texas participated in the three-day Honors Colloquium. Now in its 28th year, the Colloquium allows academically outstanding students to experience the best that UT has to offer.
Over 500 rising high school seniors from across Texas arrive at UT today for the three-day Honors Colloquium. Now in its 28th year, the Colloquium allows academically outstanding students to experience the best that UT has to offer.
Starting this fall, small groups of first-year students will take interrelated courses from top-notch professors while receiving academic support from peer mentors.
Students in the Digital Arts & Media concentration of the Bridging Disciplines Programs earned industry experience in a spring 2009 game-development interdisciplinary course. Bruce Pennycook, who led the pilot class, collaborated with industry professionals and UT faculty.
Dean of Undergraduate Studies Paul Woodruff has appointed three students to serve on the first UGS Student Council.