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Below are some of the latest stories and other information highlighting the valuable work of our Division.

News Stories

UT Austin Home Page

  • Thanks to Hemlata Jhaveri, Housing & Food Service, and her residence life team for submitting Helen Tau, a resident assistant at Jester West, who was profiled in a series on UT’s home page about students who “Changed the World” during their summer break. Read Helen’s awesome story.

UT Austin Home Page and @Texas enewsletter (sent to 240,000 alumni, friends, faculty, staff).

  • Kudos to Jennifer Speer, Recreational Sports, who suggested student Maggie Gunn be profiled as part of Gale Stuart’s (Office of Assessment) “Research Advantage” report, which shows early evidence that students involved in out of classroom activities have higher GPAs and graduate in four years. Was featured on UT’s home page, @Texas enewsletter (sent to 240,000 alumni, friends, faculty, staff) and is on the “What Starts Here Changes the World Site” (UT’s branded site geared toward thought leaders and decision makers; a link to the site on the Texas Tribune site). Currently producing videos of eight more students to illustrate the importance of research, academics and out of classroom activities for the full student experience. Will also feature some of these student videos on UT’s home page throughout the fall.