Topic: K-12 education

UTeach Institute Commits to Double UTeach Programs to 50 Nationally by 2017

Jan. 26, 2012

The UTeach Institute has committed to doubling the numbers of universities implementing The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach teacher preparation program nationally from 25 to 50, and students enrolled nationwide, from 5,000 to 10,000, by 2017.

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The mysteries of fossils, rocks and artifacts

Jan. 17, 2012
The mysteries of fossils, rocks and artifacts

In this video, Texas Natural Science Center experts help visitors of all ages identify natural objects they've found, and the results are often surprising.

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Science in the headlamp

Nov. 8, 2011
Jamie Austin (in the burnt orange shirt) stands with the crew of the Exploration Vessel Nautilus in summer 2001.

Institute for Geophysics research scientist Jamie Austin explores the sea with a live global audience. Join his next expedition online.

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Explorers Invite Public to Join Historic Ocean Expedition Online

Nov. 3, 2011

Explorer Robert Ballard, who discovered the wreck of the R.M.S. Titanic in 1985, is partnering with scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and other institutions to webcast a live scientific expedition to the eastern Mediterranean Nov. 10-18. People around the world will be able to view live video feeds and submit questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week as the scientists use remotely operated vehicles to map the seafloor, study underwater volcanoes, investigate unusual life forms, explore shipwrecks and more.

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