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2013 Undergraduate Research Forum Winners

2013 Undergraduate Research Forum Winners

The best and most innovative posters and presentations are recognized with awards judged and sponsored by the university, faculty, alumni and industry.

Physics and Biology Undergraduates Win Goldwater Scholarships

Physics and Biology Undergraduates Win Goldwater Scholarships

Students recognized for their research studying the Higgs boson and the genetic regulation of single-celled plant hairs.
Computer Science Students Win at SXSW Game Jam

Computer Science Students Win at SXSW Game Jam

Team Exodus, won “Best Use of Light and Sound” for their game VoidDX. Team Polysaurus was awarded “Most Fun Game” for Crunch Rockets.

Astronomy Major is Top Student Employee

Astronomy Major is Top Student Employee

Kevin Luecke is the 2012-13 Student Employee of the Year.

Dean's Scholar Melds Leadership Position with Two Majors

Dean's Scholar Melds Leadership Position with Two Majors

Rathi Kannan imagines a world where her double major in biology and computer science will be invaluable.

Public Health Major's Worldly Upbringing Inspires Her to Improve Care Worldwide

Public Health Major's Worldly Upbringing Inspires Her to Improve Care Worldwide

From the Netherlands to Nigeria to the College of Natural Sciences, Nicole Kruijs wants to explore where public health meets government policy.

Dramatic Overhaul of College Remedial Education Is Needed, Says Report from National Coalition

The report recommends that most remedial courses be replaced by full-credit college courses that are supplemented with mandatory tutoring, facilitated computer labs, more classroom time, and other such measures.

Alum Lonnie Fogle and the State of Black UT

Alum Lonnie Fogle and the State of Black UT

Chemistry major and retired Dupont engineer dedicates time to mentoring current black students through the Precursors, a group made of some of the first black students to attend UT in the 50s and 60s.

Q&A with Fall Graduation Speaker Sami Friedrich

Q&A with Fall Graduation Speaker Sami Friedrich

The girl with the bright turquoise hair talks about climbing trees, neuroscience, and going on walkabout in South America.
Physics and Math Major Earns Marshall Scholarship and Will Pursue Two Degrees at Cambridge

Physics and Math Major Earns Marshall Scholarship and Will Pursue Two Degrees at Cambridge

The scholarship covers all expenses for at least two academic years at any university in the United Kingdom.