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UT Global Initiative for Education Debuts New Programs at Saudi Conference

AUSTIN, Texas — A University of Texas at Austin consortium is showcasing new teacher training and executive education programs at the 2013 International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Leaders from the university’s Global Initiative for Education and Leadership (GI) are promoting the consortium’s teacher training, executive education and English…   » Continue Reading

McDonald Observatory Receives $190,000 NASA Grant; Will Train Texas Elementary, Middle School Teachers in Science Education

The University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory has been awarded a grant of about $190,000 from NASA to train teachers across the state in science education. The project will develop, test and implement professional development workshops for 500 Texas teachers of grades 3-8 that will be delivered via videoconference.