Topic: Teachers

Teachers Do Not Need Another Reason to Burn Out

Oct. 9, 2015
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Recent news that a gunman killed students and a professor at Umpqua Community College in southwestern Oregon is both shocking and disturbingly familiar in the United States. But aside from the needless violence and the debate about gun control laws, there is another, much less reported consequence of school shootings: teachers unwilling to enter or stay in the profession.

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Students Should Retain Their Bilingual Heritage For Its Economic Value

Feb. 9, 2015
Students Should Retain Their Bilingual Heritage For Its Economic Value

Every spring in Texas and across America, white, middle-class parents value bilingualism enough to line up in the early morning hours to sign up their children for a spot in next fall's dual-language kindergarten.

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UT Austin Biochemistry Professor Touts Low-Cost Technology for Diagnosing Ourselves

March 25, 2013

Andrew Ellington will describe how new biotechnology will improve health care on a global scale during the final 'Hot Science Cool Talks' lecture of spring 2013.

Event: "Hot Science Cool Talks" lecture featuring Andrew Ellington, professor of biochemistry

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UTeach-Liberal Arts Goes Global: Applying top teacher-training principles into different cultural frameworks

Sept. 25, 2012
UTeach-Liberal Arts Goes Global: Applying top teacher-training principles into different cultural frameworks

UTeach-Liberal Arts, a division of the university's world-renowned teacher-training program, is now extending its efforts to universities across the globe.

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Meadows Foundation Grant of $1.5 Million Creates New Center to Help At-Risk Students

Aug. 25, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin has received a $1.5 million grant from the Meadows Foundation of Dallas to establish the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk in the College of Education.

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