Topic: Technology

Texas Schools Must Become Relevant Again

Oct. 21, 2015

Millennials are coming of age at a time when many of our notions about work, identity, opportunity and mobility are undergoing profound change. Unfortunately our schools are not adapting.Schools across Texas must strive to be more responsive to the demands of our times, and that means teaching students the skills that are fit for an innovation economy.

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Trinity Parkway Project Should Consider Autonomous Cars

April 16, 2015

Certain technologies go from being almost unimaginable to commonplace in what seems like the blink of an eye.

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UT Austin Advances Connections with Mexico through Agreement with National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Feb. 16, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin has greatly enhanced its academic ties with Latin America, signing three agreements with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). These agreements, focused on student exchanges and collaborative research, strengthen a long-standing strategic relationship between UT Austin and Mexico.

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Want Job Security? Jobs of Tomorrow will be in Service, Applying Manufacturing Technologies

Sept. 16, 2014
Want Job Security? Jobs of Tomorrow will be in Service, Applying Manufacturing Technologies

The world of work continues to change in the United States as brains replace muscle. Nearly 200 years ago, half of all workers were engaged in agriculture jobs; yet today those workers are more productive with less than 5 percent of the jobs.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Summit on Data Visualization to Offer Insights on Big Data in Education

April 30, 2014

The first-ever invitational Summit on Educational Data Visualization is bringing together national education scholars, business leaders and technology experts for a discussion on the essential role big data plays in solving some of education's biggest challenges.

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