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
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.
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.
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.
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.