Topic: Mathematics

Five States to Join Math Project for College Students

Dec. 7, 2015

Five states will develop state mathematics task forces and work to improve college student success in a three-year Dana Center project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

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Federal Grant Helps UT Researcher Study Word-Problem Solving

June 17, 2015
Sarah Powell

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a four-year, $3 million grant to a College of Education faculty member at UT Austin to study ways to help students better solve word-problems in math. 

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Fund National Expansion of UTeach

March 19, 2013

The National Math and Science Initiative announced that a $22.5 million, five-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), one of America's premier medical research organizations, will support the expansion of The University of Texas at Austin's highly successful UTeach program to 10 research universities.

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UT Senior Earns Marshall Scholarship and Will Pursue Two Degrees at Cambridge

Dec. 10, 2012

Physics and mathematics major William Berdanier has been selected as a Marshall Scholar for 2013 and intends to earn two master's degrees at Cambridge University through the scholarship. Berdanier is one of 34 scholars from across the nation awarded the scholarship.

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Longhorn Network Earnings Draw Top Scholars in Philosophy, Math and Engineering

Sept. 12, 2012

Internationally renowned engineer and mathematician Francois Baccelli and philosopher Galen Strawson have been appointed to two new endowed chairs at The University of Texas at Austin, effective Sept. 1. The appointments make for a total of seven endowed academic chairs funded by earnings from the Longhorn Network.

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