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Transforming Courses, Learning and Success

Transforming Courses, Learning and Success

More than 10,000 students each year take introductory courses in biology, chemistry, statistics and psychology at The University of Texas at Austin. Success in these large-enrollment courses can make or break a student’s entire college trajectory and eventual career path.

College Welcomes 18 New Faculty

From studying stars and the Higgs boson to understanding fish ecology, DNA repair and cancer drugs, these innovative faculty members build on the college’s reputation for groundbreaking research and research-based teaching.

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Five College Faculty Honored for Outstanding Teaching by UT System Board of Regents

Kristen Grauman, Jennifer Rebecca Morgan, Theresa O'Halloran, Catherine Stacy and Deborah Rush Walker honored for their ability to inspire and educate.

Daily Texan: Chemistry and Physics Students to Save Money on Textbooks

Professors are beginning to replace expensive, cumbersome textbooks with technology.

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Shelley Payne Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Shelley Payne Appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Payne will be responsible for faculty promotion and tenure, recruiting and retention, annual faculty reports and faculty development.

2012 Graduate Wins $175,000 Teaching Fellowship

2012 Graduate Wins $175,000 Teaching Fellowship

The fellowship is designed to meet the needs of beginning teachers from the onset of the credentialing process through the critical early years of their careers.

Computer Science Camp is Geared to Girls

Free, weeklong camp in the Department of Computer Science showcases the potential of a rewarding career in technology to selected Texas high school girls.

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From Marfa to Mauritania

From Marfa to Mauritania

A brief history of the McDonald Observatory and the National Science Foundation.

David Laude Appointed Graduation Rate Champion at The University of Texas at Austin

David Laude Appointed Graduation Rate Champion at The University of Texas at Austin

As part of a strategic plan to increase the university's four-year graduation rate, Laude has been appointed senior vice provost of enrollment and graduation management and will oversee efforts to streamline the undergraduate experience.

Physicist Honored for Teaching Excellence

Physicist Honored for Teaching Excellence

Mike Downer, professor of physics, has received the Piper Award for excellence in teaching.
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