Topic: Science education

College of Natural Sciences Dean Mary Ann Rankin to Lead National Math and Science Initiative

April 22, 2011

After more than 16 years as dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Mary Ann Rankin will lead the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), continuing her efforts to improve science and mathematics education in the United States.

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Universo Radio Program Airs 5,000th Episode, Brings Astronomy and Skylore to Spanish-Speaking Audience

Nov. 25, 2008

On Dec. 7, radio stations across the United States, Mexico, and Central America will broadcast the 5,000th episode of Universo to its 2.22 million listeners nationally and internationally.

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Educators Gather at UTeach Institute Conference to Discuss Boosting Number of Science Teachers

May 19, 2008

Event: Educators from around the country interested in replicating The University of Texas at Austin's successful UTeach program for preparing secondary math and science teachers will attend a three-day conference Tuesday through Thursday.

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$2.4 Million Program Aims to Revive Earth and Space Science Teaching in Texas Public Schools

Feb. 19, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin is starting a $2.38 million initiative to train eighth through 12th grade earth science teachers working predominantly in minority or underserved public schools in Texas.

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