Allen Bard, in the College of Natural Sciences, and John Goodenough, in the Cockrell School of Engineering, are two of 12 eminent researchers who will receive the National Medal of Science this year, bringing the university’s overall total to five since 1962.
The University of Texas at Austin will honor one organization and three individuals for outstanding public service and work on civil rights at the Sixth Annual Community Leadership Awards Ceremony at the Carver Museum and Cultural Center on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Andrew Dillon, dean of the School of Information (iSchool) at The University of Texas at Austin, was inducted as president of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) during the organization’s annual meeting in Baltimore on Oct. 31.
Legendary Longhorns Football Coach and College Football Hall of Famer Darrell Royal has passed away in Austin, The University confirmed today. He was 88 years old.
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers is being awarded for his work in tort law with one of the field’s most prestigious prizes. Powers is the 2012 co-recipient of the John G. Fleming Memorial Prize for Torts Scholarship.
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has announced Sharon Mosher, dean of The University of Texas at Austin's Jackson School of Geosciences, as its 2013 president. Mosher will be inducted at the Friends of AGI Reception held during the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Charlotte, N.C. on Nov. 5.
Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk Gets $1.5 Million to Create Algebra Readiness Curriculum
The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded University of Texas at Austin professor Diane Pedrotty Bryant a $1.5 million grant to develop mathematics modules designed to improve low-performing students’ algebra readiness.
The Association of American Universities (AAU) elected University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers vice chair at its semiannual meeting this week. Scott S. Cowen, president of Tulane University, was elected association chair.
Barbara Mink, a clinical professor in The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, has been named director of the nationally top-rated Community College Leadership Program (CCLP). The CCLP is a concentration in the Department of Educational Administration’s Higher Education Leadership graduate program. It has prepared and graduated more community college leaders than any other similar program in the nation.
Lawrence G. Miller, a long-time educator with extensive experience in community college administration, has been named director of The University of Texas at Austin’s National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). NISOD is an outreach arm of the College of Education’s Higher Education Administration Program and Community College Leadership Program (CCLP).