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Outstanding Students Honored by Texas Parents

Outstanding Students Honored by Texas Parents

Neurobiology major Da'Marcus Baymon is one of two seniors honored for exemplifying leadership, scholarship, character and service.

Environmental Science Program Awarded $580,000 for Undergraduate Scholarships

The grant will help recruit, retain, and train the top environmental scientists of tomorrow.

Video: Inspired by Biology

In this video Kyle Scott, a recent graduate from the College of Natural Sciences, talks about how research gave him an edge.   In this video Kyle Scott, a recent graduate of the College of Natural Sciences, talks about how the University's "Research Advantage" has given him an edge in both his education and future. A new report from the U...
Student Profile: Going Global with Damilola Olatayo

Student Profile: Going Global with Damilola Olatayo

Gates Millenium Scholar Damilola Olatayo hopes to use her UT education as a springboard to doing global medicine.

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 Its Largest Freshman Class Ever

College Welcomes Its Largest Freshman Class Ever

This fall, the College of Natural Sciences welcomes its largest ever freshman class, continuing an upward trend in student enrollment in the college.

Summer Story: Student Explores Curing Disease and Discovers Poland

Summer Story: Student Explores Curing Disease and Discovers Poland

Stephanie Tutak, a junior biology major, spent her summer helping researchers study the crippling disease tuberous sclerosis in Warsaw, Poland. What she found there was not only science research experience, but deep links to her past.

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.

Intern Stories: A Summer at Amazon

Intern Stories: A Summer at Amazon

Elynn Lee is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Amazon on the Kindle Reader Framework team. This is her second internship, her first one being at Facebook in Palo Alto, California. She is simultaneously doing research on a SRC-URO fellowship in Computational Epidemiology.

Intern Stories: Facebooking on the Job

Intern Stories: Facebooking on the Job

Parth Upadhyay is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Facebook on the Real Time Infrastructure team.