University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $3.2 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to study the effects of cognition on health, mortality, education and employment from high school and beyond. The findings will provide important insights into three key areas of American public policy — health care, economics and education reform.
Ninety-two percent of University of Texas at Austin graduate students who participated in a recent survey would recommend the university to their friends, and 85 percent would also recommend their department or programs. Nine percent said they would choose a different university, significantly less than at peer institutions nationally.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University Partner to Promote Student Success
A new partnership between researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University has been created to help improve teaching and learning through educational innovation and technology.
National Science Foundation Awards Sociologist $365,000 Grant to Examine Educational Experiences of Students with Learning Disabilities
A sociologist in the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $365,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to examine the educational experiences of kindergarten through 12th-grade students with learning disabilities.