News: Undergraduates

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

Texas Undergraduate College

Computer Science and Mathematics Dual Major Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Luisa Mao of The University of Texas at Austin is among a select group of undergraduates to be awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

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Graduating Former President of Natural Sciences Council Reflects on Public Health at UT

A Longhorn EMT and honored graduate, Arvind Subramanian looks back on lessons from his Texas Science major.

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UT Provost’s Office

Natural Sciences Undergraduates Honored for Excellence with Mitchell Awards

Josíah Garza, Anirudh Sudarshan, Lars Deutz and Nirmal Patel are 2024 UT Co-op George H. Mitchell Award Recipients.

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Celebrating the 2024 College of Natural Sciences Dean’s Honored Graduates

Meet the graduating seniors being recognized for excellence in research, academics and improving the community.

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Undergraduate Researchers Help Unlock Lessons of Machine Learning and AI

From large language models to brain-machine interfaces, students work with faculty on cutting-edge research.

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Turtle Pond Offers Research Site for Undergraduates

A new long-running project allows undergraduate students to gain hands-on experience with ecological research in the heart of the UT Austin campus.

Professor Havird and his students take samples from the turtles to learn more about their ecology and health.

UT News

Students and Faculty Parade Their Robots Through Campus

Texas Robotics held its inaugural Robot Parade, and members of various research labs and student groups showcased their work.

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Amid the Enhancements at New Museum are Contributions by UT Community

Collaborators across the College of Natural Sciences and UT Austin played a role in the transformation at Texas Science & Natural History Museum.

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The Daily Texan

New UT Club STEM Buddies Brings Science Experiments to Austin Elementary Schools

Undergraduate students Celina Yang and Elizabeth Wu created an organization that travels to elementary schools in Austin to give young children a hands-on STEM experience.

Celina Yang and Elizabeth Wu


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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