Monthly Archives: March 2024

Polish Club and LAH Event

Come listen to Nathan Silverstein, Founder and President of the Polish Club at UT Austin, deliver his farewell remarks on Friday, April 19th, from 11am-12pm. Along with reflecting on past accomplishments and what the club means to him, Nathan will also discuss the future of the club as he heads towards graduation.

Interested in attending? Consider registering here.

LAH Legal Internships Info Sessions

All interested students are invited to the upcoming info sessions for LAH 340L | Legal Internships # 29955 with Instructor Mark Levy. This experiential learning course is open to any COLA upper-class student (non-Plan II majors) with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Course Description:

Explore the role of lawyers and how the practice of law has shaped American society. Intern in law offices or legal settings. Gain practical experience and first-hand knowledge of different legal fields. Internships help shape classroom discussions. Examine the practice of law and how lawyers serve the public interest and larger society The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester with an addition 9-10 internship hours a week for one semester.

Info Sessions:

Mon: April 1 at 1-2pm (in-person in the LAH Commons Room)

Tues: April 2 at 12-1pm (over Zoom)

Wed: April 3 at 12-1pm (over Zoom)

Interested in learning more? Attend via the Zoom link here.

LAHSC/LAHME Open Mic Night!

The Liberal Arts Honors Student Council and Liberal Arts Honors Music Ensemble are hosting an Open Mic Night this Sunday, March 24th at 8 pm at Moody’s on Guadalupe. Any student can participate by playing an instrument, singing a song, reciting poetry, acting out a scene from a play, movie, or tv show, doing stand-up comedy, karaoke, or anything else! Students can also attend to support their friends! We will have a tab to cover food and drinks, but supply is limited so it will be first come, first serve. Come for a free dinner and a show!

Roy Crane Award for Literary Arts

Applications are now open for the 2024 Roy Crane Award for Literary Arts.

This award is given each year for unique, creative effort in the performing, literary and visual arts. In 2024, the award(s) will be given in the area of literary arts. Awards range between $1,000 and $4,500. The application and all supporting materials must be received by Friday, April 5, at 11:59 p.m. Central.

For more information on Roy Crane, award eligibility, as well as application requirements, please click the link here!

2024-25 UEPS Application Open in LASSO

We are happy to announce that the University Endowed Presidential Scholarship (UEPS) application is now open in LASSO! The University Endowed Presidential Scholarship (UEPS) program was created in 1973 to provide scholarships to outstanding juniors and seniors at The University of Texas at Austin. We expect to make over 250 awards for 2024-25. Most UEPS awardees must be a junior or senior by Fall 2024, have a GPA of at least 3.75, and must have completed at least 45 hours in residence at UT Austin, but there are some awards that do not have these requirements. Recipients should enroll full-time in the 2024-25 academic year.

To be considered, please log in to LASSO and submit the OSFA – University-wide Endowed Presidential Scholarship Application by March 25, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.

LAH & Humanities Discord

Say goodbye to Slack and welcome… the LAH & HUMANITIES DISCORD!

The LAH & Humanities Discord is created for students to congregate and connect through a virtual community. There are subchannels within the Discord dedicated to job opportunities, socials, advice, LAH/Humanities Student Councils, and a general subsection for chatting with others. We will be adding other channels throughout the year upon request, so let Kara Burks or Kayla Sorge (both administrators for the server) know if there is a group you want to see created! Thanks and Hook ‘Em! :)

Join the LAH & Humanities Discord Server via the link here.