Tag Archive: k-12 RSS

University of Texas at Austin Opens Doors for Explore UT on March 2

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.

Education Leaders to Discuss How Public Schools Can Do More With Less

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.

Explore UT at The University of Texas at Austin Provides Intellectual Fun for Children of All Ages

Explore UT at The University of Texas at Austin Provides Intellectual Fun for Children of All Ages

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

Paleontologist Paints Vibrant Picture of Dinosaurs

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

Blanton Museum of Art Receives $150,000 from Burdine Johnson Foundation

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.

Improvements Needed in U.S. Education Topic of National Education Summit

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.

From the Piney Woods to the West Texas plains, thousands of Texans will travel to Explore UT

From the Piney Woods to the West Texas plains, thousands of Texans will travel to Explore UT

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.

University of Texas at Austin Opens Doors to More Than 40,000 Visitors for Explore UT

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.

From Odessa to Brownsville, Explore UT opens higher education’s doors to thousands of Texans

From Odessa to Brownsville, Explore UT opens higher education’s doors to thousands of Texans

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