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From the College of Natural Sciences

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.

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.

Introducing CNS Connect and COVID-19 Recognition for Faculty and Staff

Dean Goldbart alerted faculty and staff in the College of Natural Sciences to two new initiatives for employees, offering opportunities for recognition and connection.

Supporting our Students with Disabilities or Disadvantages

​Dean Goldbart and other college leaders in diversity and inclusion, undergraduate education, and graduate education reminded College of Natural Sciences faculty about what students may be needing right now.

Working Together Through Times of Transition

Dean Goldbart contacted the community of staff and faculty as the COVID-19 crisis continues and other changes take place on the UT campus.

For Students Returning for the Spring Semester amid COVID-19

Dean Goldbart recorded this video message for Texas Science students after the two-week Spring Break brought about by COVID-19. The message encourages students as they embark on online learning, research and safely distant social experiences this spring.

Reflections at the End of an Unusual Work Week

Dean Goldbart sent a message to all faculty and staff after the first full work week after the University's emergency closure due to COVID-19 on Friday, March 13.

Announcing a New Chair for the Department of Neuroscience

​Dean Paul Goldbart alerted faculty and staff in neuroscience and college leaders about a transition in the chair's office in the Department of Neuroscience

A Transition in the CNS Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Facilities

Dean Paul Goldbart informed members of the college community about an upcoming leadership change in the Office of Research and Facilities.

The Stengl-Wyer Endowment

In a message to all faculty, Dean Paul Goldbart shared news of a major investment in the college's field stations and life sciences research.