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Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


Texas Science Festival Inspires Texans to Delve into Discovery

Go deep in the heart of science this month and next.

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AI Master’s Program Launches With Ability to Serve Thousands

Just as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning emerge as the fastest-growing in-demand skill sets in the global workforce, The University of Texas at Austin...

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Remembering High-Energy Physicist Roy Schwitters

Roy Schwitters, a world-renowned experimental high-energy physicist and emeritus professor, passed away earlier this month.

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Texas Memorial Museum Set to Reopen in 2023 with Renovations and New Exhibits

The University of Texas at Austin and its College of Natural Sciences will renovate and upgrade one of the most historic visitors' spots on campus...

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Newly Opened Patton Center for Marine Science Education Offers Opportunities to Explore

A newly renovated and reimagined space for exploring the science of marine life and ecosystems is now open to the public, free of charge, on...

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National Science Foundation Award Paves Way for UT Center for Pandemic Decision Science

The National Science Foundation has selected The University of Texas at Austin for a pilot grant to establish the UT Center for Pandemic Decision Science...

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Texas Biologics to Bolster Research in Therapeutics

A new University of Texas at Austin initiative will focus primarily on biologic research and development.

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Meeting Challenges, Celebrating 25 Years: UTeach Tackles State's Teacher Shortage

The UTeach program at 25 is helping Texas address a historic shortage of teachers in STEM by certifying professionals to teach.

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Rachel Ward Receives NSF TRIPODS Phase 2 Award for Data Science Research

Professor Rachel Ward has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science, or TRIPODS, Phase II.

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The University of Texas at Austin Selects Director for Marine Science Institute

Ed Buskey, formerly the interim director of the UT Austin Marine Science Institute, has been selected to serve as director.

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