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Future students, parents, school children and teachers from across the state discover the university’s research, art, traditions and resources at Explore UT

Future students, parents, school children and teachers from across the state discover the university’s research, art, traditions and resources at Explore UT

Travis Imken, an aerospace engineering major and member of the Longhorn Band, is looking forward to graduating this May from The University of Texas at Austin. It’s been a long road to this milestone — one that began before he even applied to the university. As a junior in high school, Imken joined thousands of…   » Continue Reading

Turn students into explorers and take learning past recitation and recall, says education expert

Turn students into explorers and take learning past recitation and recall, says education expert

Let’s say you have to teach a dozen college freshmen how to whip up a batch of chocolate éclairs, and the extent of their culinary experience up to now has been stirring Honey Nut Cheerios into lowfat yogurt. You can stand in front of the group and tell them how to do it while they…   » Continue Reading

For 100 years, the Graduate School has built the university’s reputation for research and teaching

For 100 years, the Graduate School has built the university’s reputation for research and teaching

As an undergraduate engineering student at the University of Connecticut, Sheldon Bish participated in the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin. So when it came time to make the decision about where to attend graduate school, Bish was confident with his choice. Sheldon Bish and James Tunnell…   » Continue Reading

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

VIDEO In a popular episode of “The Simpsons,” Homer secures an illegal, free cable television hookup. Lisa is appalled by her father’s crime and faces an ethical crisis. She announces her moral objection to stealing and refuses to watch the stolen cable TV programming. Dr. Daniel Bonevac, professor of philosophy, has published articles on ethics,…   » Continue Reading