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Mike Downer Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Mike Downer Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Physicist is one of seven faculty members recognized for sustained and significant contributions to education, particularly at the undergraduate level.
Grand Opening of New Health IT Learning Center at The University of Texas at Austin

Grand Opening of New Health IT Learning Center at The University of Texas at Austin

New state of the art teaching facility dedicated to health IT education opens in the Norm Hackerman Building.
Insight: May 2011

Insight: May 2011

In this issue of Insight, we explore diversity on campus, the science of spanking, the integration of technology into the classroom, and more.
David Laude Named Interim Dean

David Laude Named Interim Dean

Laude, senior associate dean for academic affairs and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor, will assume the position on August 1.

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Nobel Prize Winner Wieman Delivers Plenary Talk at UTeach Conference

Nobel Prize Winner Wieman Delivers Plenary Talk at UTeach Conference

“A Scientific Approach to Learning and Teaching Science,” the subject of Nobel Prize recipient Carl Wieman who kicks off the annual national UTeach conference.

Fish Labs: Students Innovating Early

Fish Labs: Students Innovating Early

The Freshman Research Initiative is increasing graduation rates and encouraging students to further their education in the sciences in graduate school.

College Readiness: Preparing Students for the University Curriculum

College Readiness: Preparing Students for the University Curriculum

Helping students before Day One with on-line tutorials and peer mentors can help increase graduation rates and retention in science and math majors.

Is Poverty the Key Factor in Student Outcomes?

Is Poverty the Key Factor in Student Outcomes?

Michael Marder, the co-director of the UTeach program, which trains secondary school math and science teachers, looks at public education data and explains the significance of poverty, why he thinks charter schools are not necessarily the answer and how public education is like a Boeing airplane.

Dean Mary Ann Rankin To Lead National Math and Science Initiative

Dean Mary Ann Rankin To Lead National Math and Science Initiative

After more than 16 years as dean of the College of Natural Sciences Rankin will step down to continue her efforts to improve science and mathematics education in the United States with NMSI.

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A Weekend with Dostoevsky

A Weekend with Dostoevsky

In this essay, Dean Laude reflects on how the humanities helped shape his approach to life and the advice he now shares with students.

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