The Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences Building at The University of Texas at Austin, will be renamed the O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences, in honor of Peter and Edith O’Donnell, Jr. of Dallas, whose foundation built the building and gifted it to the university.
Students around the globe will have the opportunity to participate in nine dynamic massive open online courses (MOOCs) to be offered by The University of Texas at Austin during the 2013-14 academic year.
William Bennett will discuss “Education Policy and the American Future” at a public lecture sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. When: 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4 Where: Julius Glickman Conference Center, room 1.302B, in the College of Liberal… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas at Austin could generate as much as $490 million in savings and new revenue over a decade while enhancing its excellence in teaching and research, according to a report submitted by private sector experts who have reviewed university operations.
University of Texas at Austin officials praised a series of recommendations for increasing college completion rates released this week by the national Commission on Higher Education Attainment. Many of the recommendations mirror efforts already under way at UT Austin while others will provide additional direction for campus efforts.
Just in time for the spring semester, the new College of Liberal Arts Building will make its debut. The 200,000-square-foot, glass and limestone structure will give more than 10,000 liberal arts students a place to call home for the first time in decades. Not only is the building the newest landmark for the campus, it is also a model for innovative funding and cost-effective planning and design.
Clements Center Will Promote Diplomatic History and National Security as well as Honor the Former Governor
The William P. Clements Jr. Center on History, Strategy and Statecraft is being established at The University of Texas at Austin to train leaders in the history of national security and diplomacy and to honor the legacy of one of the most influential statesmen in Texas history, former Gov. Bill Clements. The center’s leadership will include some of the top diplomatic and international historians in the nation, who are already on faculty at UT Austin.
Physics and mathematics major William Berdanier has been selected as a Marshall Scholar for 2013 and intends to earn two master’s degrees at Cambridge University through the scholarship. Berdanier is one of 34 scholars from across the nation awarded the scholarship.
The University of Texas at Austin’s Tower will be lighted orange with “12” displayed on the sides of the building windows Dec. 8 and 9 to honor about 3,100 students receiving degrees at the end of this fall semester.
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents "Restoration and Revelation: Conserving the Suida-Manning Collection," an exhibition on view Nov. 17, 2012, through May 5, 2013, that puts the preservation of Old Master paintings and drawings from the 16th through 18th centuries under a metaphorical microscope, underscoring how the convergence of art and science can lead to new knowledge about the works and their makers.