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TAMEST Forum on “The Research Mission of Universities”

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) will hold a forum on “The Research Mission of Universities” at the Avaya Auditorium, ACES Building, The University of Texas at Austin. The forum will bring together leaders from industry and academia to address the critical importance of scientific research in our public universities. The…   » Continue Reading

Chancellor Outlines Framework for Advancing Excellence throughout The University of Texas System

A Framework for Advancing Excellence throughout The University of Texas System The University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D. As presented at the meeting of The University of Texas System Board of Regents May 12, 2011 In very complex times, when our beloved University of Texas is confronted with a combination of Gordian…   » Continue Reading

For 100 years, the Graduate School has built the university’s reputation for research and teaching

For 100 years, the Graduate School has built the university’s reputation for research and teaching

As an undergraduate engineering student at the University of Connecticut, Sheldon Bish participated in the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin. So when it came time to make the decision about where to attend graduate school, Bish was confident with his choice. Sheldon Bish and James Tunnell…   » Continue Reading

Education Summit Gives Congress Recommendations for Education Reform

A major report that was delivered to Congress earlier this year and that contains recommendations from U.S. education stakeholders for the transformation of teacher education programs will be available to the public at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 12, at www.redefineteachered.org.

The University of Texas at Austin Ranks Second in Nation with Graduates Accepted for Teach for America Program

The University of Texas at Austin ranks second in the nation's top 20 large-sized colleges and universities contributing graduating seniors to Teach for America's 2009 corps.

Pre-Kindergarten Students’ Science Savvy to be Studied With NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded almost $2 million, its first grant focusing specifically on what four-year-olds know about science, to The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Science and Mathematics Education.

The University of Texas at Austin and the Libraries Copyright Center Streamline Teaching, Research Permissions

The University of Texas at Austin is joining 29 other universities participating in the Copyright Clearance Center's burgeoning Annual License program, which will provide the rights to use a repertoire of resource materials for a range of research and teaching purposes for students, faculty and researchers.

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.

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

VIDEO In a popular episode of "The Simpsons," Homer secures an illegal, free cable television hookup. Lisa is appalled by her father's crime and faces an ethical crisis. She announces her moral objection to stealing and refuses to watch the stolen cable TV programming. Dr. Daniel Bonevac, professor of philosophy, has published articles on ethics,…   » Continue Reading

Smart Data Use Can Improve Schools, University of Texas at Austin Study Shows

A research team in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education may have found a workable way to translate school districts' data into improved teaching and learning—and it could be as basic as evaluating what data they want to use before buying computing equipment to deliver them.