Topic: Undergraduate experience

The door to opportunity

April 2, 2012
The door to opportunity

Undergraduate student Kelsey McKinney describes her Harry Ransom Center internship experience and how a poet's typewriter led her there.

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A student veteran perspective

Nov. 9, 2011
Graduate student Nicholas Hawkins is president of the UT Student Veterans Association.

Graduate student Nicholas Hawkins discusses the importance of building a vibrant and supportive veteran community on campus.

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Second Task Force on Enrollment Strategy Recommends Improving Time to Graduation

Feb. 16, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin's Second Task Force on Enrollment Strategy has presented a report to William Powers Jr., president of the university, recommending a requirement that would limit to 10 semesters the time for students to complete a baccalaureate degree, while also recommending initiatives and services to help students graduate in a timely fashion.

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President Powers On the Issues | April 2009

April 1, 2009
President Powers On the Issues | April 2009

Dear Friends,

I want to share with you some of the progress we've made to enrich the undergraduate experience at the University. The first strategic initiative of the Report of the Commission of 125 was to "develop a new undergraduate core curriculum to better prepare students for lives of accomplishment."

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