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Online Courses, Services and Social Networking Tools Foster Opportunities for Community College Students, Study Shows

Community colleges are using online courses, online support services and Web 2.0 social networking tools to increase learning opportunities for non-traditional students, a recently released national report on community college student engagement shows.

$1 Million from Pearson Foundation Creates Applied Psychometric Research Center

The Pearson Foundation has announced the creation of a $1 million endowment and long-term partnership with The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education to create the Pearson Center for Applied Psychometric Research, an endowed professorship and an endowed faculty fellowship.

Longs Give $1 Million to Support Education Students and Faculty

Austin community leaders and philanthropists Teresa Lozano Long and Joe R. Long have given $1 million to The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education, endowing a fellowship fund for kinesiology, health education and educational administration graduate students and a fellowship fund for faculty.

Adults break through financial and social barriers to pursue intellectual life in Humanities Institute program

Adults break through financial and social barriers to pursue intellectual life in Humanities Institute program

When she lost her job in a company downsizing, Marissa Flores Machado had no idea what was next. She didn't expect to find herself spending two evenings a week seated around a table discussing Socrates, Shakespeare and Frederick Douglass.

Gift for William H. Crook Chair in International Affairs Will Fund Research on Economic Development

A gift from Mrs. Eleanor Crook to the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin will create an endowed chair dedicated to promoting global economic development and fighting poverty.

University of Texas at Austin Liberal Arts Student Wins Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship

Dhananjay Jagannathan, a Plan II Honors student majoring in philosophy, classics and linguistics at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a Beinecke Memorial Scholarship to pursue his graduate degree.

Houston Attorney’s $15 Million Gift Will Support Law, Nursing, Undergraduate Studies

Houston Attorney’s $15 Million Gift Will Support Law, Nursing, Undergraduate Studies

Prominent Houston attorney, philanthropist and University of Texas at Austin alumnus Joseph D. Jamail has given the university $15 million to create endowments in the schools of Law and Nursing and the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies.

Convocation Speakers at The University of Texas at Austin Include Philanthropists, Public Officials, Educators, Journalists

A prominent civil rights advocate, a Texas newspaper publisher, a federal appeals court judge and the chairman of the Board of Regents for the University of Texas System are among the speakers scheduled for convocation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin, May 16 and 17.

School of Journalism Named One of Five “ABC News on Campus” Bureaus

The School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with ABC News to educate and mentor talented college students through the ABC News on Campus initiative.

Stem Cell Team from Carnegie Mellon Takes Top Prize in 25th Moot Corp

A company looking to become the market leader in adult (non-embryonic) stem cell storage claimed the grand prize on May 3 at the 25th Global Moot Corp Competition at The University of Texas at Austin.