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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.

A Big Read and Big Aims in Natural Sciences

​In a message to the college community after his State of the College Address, Dean Goldbart shares the college's Strategic Framework and some related developments. To view the State of the College address, click here.

Announcing a New Leader in the School of Human Ecology

Announcing a New Leader in the School of Human Ecology

Dean Goldbart alerted faculty, staff and advisory council members in human ecology about a transition in the School.

Making UT Austin Even More Affordable for Students and Families

Making UT Austin Even More Affordable for Students and Families

Dean Paul Goldbart sent a message to supporters of the College of Natural Sciences serving on its Advisory Council, in light of a University of Texas Regents decision that will allow students from households earning $65,000 or less to have their tuition at UT Austin fully covered beginning in fall 2020.

Congratulations 2019 President's Staff Service and Outstanding Staff Award Winners

This message acknowledges President's Staff Awards, which is celebrated on campus in April 25.