The University of Texas at Austin's Explore UT begins with thousands of school children from across the state stepping from buses to visit the biggest open house in Texas. The day ends several hours later with many of those children coming together to form a giant map of Texas for the class photo.
The College of Education's Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) and the Austin-based Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE) will host the forum "Improving Productivity in Public Education" on Jan. 16. The forum, now in its third year, provides an opportunity for national education leaders to convene and share the latest efficiency-in-education data, research and ideas.
The University of Texas at Austin's Explore UT, known as "the biggest open house in Texas," is expected to draw more than 50,000 visitors of all ages from throughout the state March 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., when more than 400 free activities in six realms of discovery will be featured on the… » Continue Reading
Event: "Dinosaurs in Living Color," a public outreach lecture, presented with a screening of the National Geographic film "Dinomorphosis." Both events are free and open to the public. When: Friday, March 25, 6 p.m. (film), 7 p.m. (lecture). Pre-lecture activities begin at 5:30 p.m. Where: LBJ Auditorium Background: Professor Julia Clarke, a member of the… » Continue Reading
The Burdine Johnson Foundation has given the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin a five-year, $150,000 grant to support the museum's kindergarten through 12th grade initiatives, including school tours and the Art Central program, which annually serves about 11,000 students from more than 125 schools.
More than 100 national education and corporate leaders will be convening at The University of Texas at Austin Dec. 6-8 to discuss sweeping improvements to K-12 education and develop recommendations for a new model of teacher education.
The Biggest Open House in Texas: Two hundred and eighty-six busloads of kids will hit the road to Austin on March 7. From El Paso and the Rio Grande Valley to East Texas and Plano, teachers and students from elementary schools, middle schools and high schools will be making the trek to Austin to participate in Explore UT: The Biggest Open House in Texas.
Engineers, Educators, Science Cohorts Gather for Conference Seeking to Recruit More Girls to Technical Fields
More than 100 educators, business representatives and advocates of technical fields will gather for the Texas Girls Collaborative Project Kick-off Conference to network and forge partnerships that seek to increase the number of girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The University of Texas at Austin anticipates more than 40,000 visitors March 1 for Explore UT, the "biggest open house in Texas," showcasing the breadth of education and research at the university.
PHOTO GALLERY When Jacob Schroeder and 30 of his friends from high schools in southwest Texas make the 150-mile trip to The University of Texas at Austin for the ninth annual Explore UT, they will join more than 50,000 people visiting campus that day, but they won’t feel like strangers. This will be a return… » Continue Reading