During the Fall 2023 Student Success Symposium, the Office of Student Success hosted faculty and staff from across campus to engage in a series of information sessions and to announce the newest recipients of the Student Success Champion and Student Success Advocate awards.
The English Department’s Dr. Domino Perez, Assistant Dean of Curriculum, Enrollment and Undergraduate Studies (CEUGS) Dr. Hillary Procknow, and the School of Information’s Dr. Kenneth Fleischmann may not have similar schedules, classrooms, or subject matter, but they have one exciting thing in common. This trio of outstanding faculty and staff members have been selected as this year’s Cale McDowell awardees.
Over three sessions during the daylong event, students presented more than 150 research posters on interdisciplinary topics ranging from civil engineering to anthropology to neuroscience.
On March 7, the Office of Undergraduate Research announced the winners of the eighth annual Texas Student Research Showdown at an award ceremony.
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G. Elliott Morris couldn’t have predicted the arc of his career back when he was a first-year student at The University of Texas at Austin. The Texas native came to the university partially to stay close to family, and partially because he had been in policy debate in high school and liked UT’s program. “That’s not necessarily what I pursued when I was at school, but that’s why I decided to go,” he says with a laugh.
Instead, a pivotal class and research experiences supported by the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), including an Undergraduate Research Fellowship,... read more
Dr. Richard J. Reddick, Senior Vice Provost of Curriculum & Enrollment and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, had a busy first week of classes to kick off the fall semester.
Welcome to Curriculum & Enrollment and Undergraduate Studies at The University of Texas at Austin! This portfolio houses four large operational areas focused on student success: Enrollment Management, Academic Curricular and Career Innovation, Student Engagement, and Business Services. Collectively, we work to attract bright and talented students and to provide a variety of support, services, and resources for them to be successful during their time at the university.
As part of Research Week 2022, the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) hosted the Longhorn Research Poster Session in the Texas Union Ballroom on April 20. Students presented more than 180 research posters on interdisciplinary topics ranging from art education to electrophysiology to history. This year’s event marked a return to an in-person poster session, where students presented large-format posters of their research to attendees. The top presenters were selected for $2,000, $1,000, and $500 awards.
On March 8, the Office of Undergraduate Research announced the winners of the seventh annual Texas Student Research Showdown at an award ceremony.
Students participating in this research communication competition created two-minute videos to explain their research and creative activity to a general audience. A panel of faculty and staff judges scored the videos on their ability to capture an audience’s attention, tell a narrative, convey rigorous scholarship, and target a general audience. Current undergraduates also voted for an audience award winner.