Career and Learning Presentations: Surviving Finals 101

Preparing for finals for the first time? Feel like your old study techniques could use a tune up? Join us for last minute tips and strategies on how to manage your time, study strategically, and stay healthy as your reach the academic finish line!

Monday, December 3rd, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. JES A115

Tuesday, December 4th, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. JES A115

Asian-Americans and Fisher v. Texas

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to attend a panel presentation and discussion on the state of Asian Americans at the University of Texas at Austin. The event is free and open to the public.

Moderated by: Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, Chair of the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: SAC 1.118

Sponsors: Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association, Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective, Center for Asian American Studies, and Texas Exes Asian Alumni Network


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Tu-Uyen Nguyen, Classics and Asian American Studies Double Major, Class of 2013

Dr. Sharmila Rudrappa, Associate Professor in Sociology, Center for Asian American Studies Faculty Affiliate

Dr. Eric Tang, Assistant Professor in African and African Diaspora Studies, Center for Asian American Studies Core Faculty

Dr. Kamala Visweswaran, Associate Professor in Anthropology, Center for Asian American Studies Faculty Affiliate

Tony Vo, Asian American Studies Alumnus ’05, Program Coordinator at the Multicultural Engagement Center

Apply for a Global Pathways Scholarship

UT Austin will award 25 students the Global Pathways scholarship. Apply today for the chance to win $2000 for study abroad. The application is simple, no recommendations are required, and you can select your program AFTER you win the award! Do you fit the eligibility requirements below? Here’s the information:

Link to application:

Eligibility (at time of application):

  • GPA between 2.0-2.5
  • financial need (current FAFSA on file with UT-Austin),
  • first time in college (did not transfer after a year at another institution – high school dual enrollment okay), and
  • less than 60 hours earned (completed) at UT-Austin

Deadline: December 11, 2012

For use on any UT-approved study abroad program you select between fall 2013 and summer 2015. Freshmen who do not yet have a GPA are encouraged to apply, as GPAs will be checked for this group after fall 2012grades post.

In addition, on the same application the following planning scholarships are listed, available, and have the same December 11, 2012 deadline: First Abroad ($3,000) and Undergraduate Studies Planning Scholarship ($2,000). Click on the link above to see if you are eligible to apply for more than one scholarship!

Contact for questions: Study Abroad Office