Topic: Mathematics

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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Top Texas STEM Teachers Share Teaching Strategies

June 25, 2012

June 25, 2012

Event: Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers will share best practices and be honored at the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching annual conference

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Dean Manuel J. Justiz Honored With $1.4 Million Endowed Chair

April 2, 2012

The Education Foundation Advisory Council for The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education has contributed $500,000 to create the $1.4 million Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Math, Science and Technology in Teacher Education. With fundraising ongoing, the endowment totals $1.4 million in gifts and pledges from 139 donors, making it one of the largest endowments in the college's history.

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