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D&I Officers Coalition Solidarity with the AAPI Community

D&I Officers Coalition Solidarity with the AAPI Community

Dr. Shelley Payne and the other University of Texas at Austin Diversity and Inclusion Officers shared this message with the College of Natural Sciences in the wake of thousands of reported incidents nationwide targeting Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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Dean Goldbart Will Be Provost of Stony Brook University

Dean Goldbart Will Be Provost of Stony Brook University

Dean Paul Goldbart reached out to the College of Natural Sciences community as Stony Brook University announced he would be that campus's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. 

Committing to Equity

Committing to Equity

Dean Goldbart sent a message to all faculty, staff and students in the College of Natural Sciences about how the college, with guidance from a community-led Action Team, is moving forward to improve inclusion and equity in Texas Science, including for members of our community who are Black, indigenous or people of color.

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Supporting our Students in the Days Ahead

Amid a challenging semester for everyone and leading up to the national elections, Dean Paul Goldbart, joined by Senior Associate Dean David Vanden Bout and Associate Dean Dan Knopf, sent a message to all faculty.

Standing with our International Community

Standing with our International Community

Dean Goldbart sent a message to members of the community about the vital role of international scholars in the College of Natural Sciences and the importance of extending support to one another in a turbulent time.​Dear College of Natural Sciences community,Our accomplishments in research and education rest, above all, on the wellbeing of all of yo...
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Celebrating Eon, a New Art Installation in Welch Hall

Celebrating Eon, a New Art Installation in Welch Hall

Landmarks today unveiled its newest commission in the recently renovated Welch Hall, a 37.7 x 8.93 foot video installation by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp, titled Eonwhich takes its inspiration from the symbiosis. At a celebration with the artist and curatorial contributor Rudolf Frieling of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Dean Goldbart spoke about the digital work and its significance for the scientific community. 

Working Safely through the Fall

​The dean and fellow members of the College Leadership Team alerted staff about plans for working in the College of Natural Sciences through the rest of 2020.

A Commitment to Inclusion in Texas Mathematics and Science

A Commitment to Inclusion in Texas Mathematics and Science

​Dean Goldbart sent a message to the community after Interim President Jay Hartzell announced that the building once named for R.L. Moore would be renamed and that Painter Hall would soon have a new Heman M. Sweatt entrance.

Your Ideas in a Time of Momentum

Dean Goldbart emailed the college​ community requesting help in constructing a more inclusive path forward for the College of Natural Sciences.

New Lateral Communities Initiative

Dean Goldbart emailed college staff and supervisors to introduce the Lateral Communities initiative.

ICMB Leadership and Graduate Programs to Affiliate with the Department of Molecular Biosciences

​Dean Goldbart informed members of the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology and the Molecular Biosciences Department community about some upcoming changes.

A time for reflection

A message to the College of Natural Sciences community​from Dean Paul Goldbart and colleagues supporting the #ShutDownStem movement.

Standing Together in the College of Natural Sciences - Updated

Standing Together in the College of Natural Sciences - Updated

A message from Dean Paul Goldbart to the College of Natural Sciences community underscores the need to stand in solidarity and support one another. This post was updated on Tuesday, June 2 to include a statement from the CNS Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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Where We Stand in Natural Sciences

Dean Goldbart wrote a message to all college staff as progress toward planning for the fall and consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak continue.

Three New National Academy of Sciences Members

Dean Goldbart alerted key supporters of the College to some good news after a vote by the National Academy of Sciences to elect three more faculty to the Academy. The additions bring the total number of NAS members in UT Austin Natural Sciences to 16, and five additional faculty members are in the National Academies of Engineering or Medicine.