News: Undergraduates

Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


Hear from Three Seniors Among This Year’s Graduates of Distinction

Several graduating seniors from CNS have been recognized for their distinctive accomplishments, including the three individuals highlighted here.

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Meet the 2023 Dean’s Honored Graduates for the College of Natural Sciences

Twenty-seven graduates are being honored for academic excellence as well as distinctions across areas, including research, service and leadership.

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Two UT Austin Students Selected for Goldwater Scholarships

Both Kevin Wen and Maanas Gupta received mentoring and support from College of Natural Sciences faculty.

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NSF Awards Graduate Research Fellowships to 23 UT Natural Sciences Students

Dozens of graduate and undergraduate students of UT Austin's College of Natural Sciences were honored this year by the National Science Foundation.

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Students Win Big at International Synthetic Biology Competition

Undergraduate students at UT Austin are recognized for their work which could save bats from a condition that is often deadly and dangerous.

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New UTeach Access Program Creates Pathway to Grow STEM Teacher Workforce

The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach program, based in the College of Natural Sciences, and Austin Community College have joined forces to launch UTeach...

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Need a Place to Study this Academic Year? We’ve Got You Covered.

Tired of studying at the same places on campus?

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Bringing Developmental Biology to South Texas

John Wallingford has taught developmental biology to students at two of the country's most highly prestigious and competitive institutions, and now he and Rudi Bohm...

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Undergraduate Research Played Role in Paper Tied to Early Career Award

UT Austin alumni involved in Freshman Research Initiative Labs during their time at UT later contributed to a paper that the Journal of Coordination Chemistry singled out...

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Three Undergraduate Students Named 2022 Goldwater Scholars

Three undergraduate students from the College of Natural Sciences, Olivia Conway, Aniket Sanghi and Kevin Zhou, have been awarded the prestigious national 2022 Barry Goldwater...

From left to right: Olivia Conway, Aniket Sanghi, Kevin Zhou