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UT Austin Biochemistry Professor Touts Low-Cost Technology for Diagnosing Ourselves

Andrew Ellington will describe how new biotechnology will improve health care on a global scale during the final ‘Hot Science – Cool Talks’ lecture of spring 2013. Event: “Hot Science – Cool Talks” lecture featuring Andrew Ellington, professor of biochemistry When: 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4. A pre-lecture science and community fair will begin at 5:45…   » Continue Reading

Meadows Foundation Grant of $1.5 Million Creates New Center to Help At-Risk Students

The University of Texas at Austin has received a $1.5 million grant from the Meadows Foundation of Dallas to establish the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk in the College of Education.

Cool lessons in hot science delivered by new education symposium

Cool lessons in hot science delivered by new education symposium

Not Your Mama's Science Class: Back when boomers were driving Pinto hatchbacks to Friday night football games and rocking out to Led Zeppelin on the eight-track, it wasn't cool to like science and math. If you loved physics and others got wind of it, you could suffer for your passion.

Building Exceptional Science and Math Teachers the Focus of Education Conference

Building Exceptional Science and Math Teachers the Focus of Education Conference

Event: The University of Texas at Austin's Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching (TRC) is holding its 14th Annual Meeting, titled "From Legislation to Implementation: Achieving Excellence in STEM Education." The keynote address will be delivered by state Rep. Donna Howard, a member of the House's Higher Education Committee.

Educators Gather at UTeach Institute Conference to Discuss Boosting Number of Science Teachers

Educators Gather at UTeach Institute Conference to Discuss Boosting Number of Science Teachers

Event: Educators from around the country interested in replicating The University of Texas at Austin's successful UTeach program for preparing secondary math and science teachers will attend a three-day conference Tuesday through Thursday.