Topic: Information technology

NSF Grant to Help Identify New Teaching Methods to Retain Women in Computing and IT

Sept. 20, 2011

Dr. Lecia Barker, research associate professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin, received a grant of $442,000 from the National Science Foundation to study the adoption of teaching practices for retaining women in computing and information technology (IT) degrees and fields.

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iGive volunteer program attracts dedicated students

July 15, 2011
iGive volunteer program attracts dedicated students

During the 2010-2011 school year, 90 School of Information students donated 3,000 volunteer hours to various nonprofits, as part of the school's iGive program. In their own words, two students describe the experience.

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Experts Available to Discuss Topics for SXSW Interactive

March 3, 2011

Thousands of people involved in emerging technologies will converge on Austin on March 11 for the annual South by Southwest Interactive conference. Digital and Web experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to comment on the many aspects of social media, information technology, human-computer interaction, informatics and usability issues.

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Industry, Academic Experts Host Conference on Information Technology Innovation

Oct. 20, 2010

Event: Information Management 30th Anniversary Symposium and Dinner

When: "Into the Cloud" symposium, Friday, Nov. 5, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebration dinner, Saturday, Nov. 6, 6-9 p.m.

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Health Information Technology Program Receives $2.7 Million in Federal Funding, Graduates First Class of Students This Summer

Aug. 26, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin's new Health Information Technology program has received $2.7 million as a part of the Professional University Resources and Education for Health Information Technology (PURE HIT) consortium project supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology.

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