Topic: Science

UT's STEM Deans Tackle Science's Diversity Problem

Jan. 29, 2018
3 Female STEM Deans

Women make up more than 50 percent of undergraduates but only 30 percent of the STEM workforce – and people identifying as black or Hispanic make up 11 percent. What is UT Austin doing about it?

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Let’s View Science as a Powerful Tool, Not as a Threat

Oct. 24, 2017
Science Lab

It is alarming that many members of society distrust science and question its value. 

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This Earth Day Must Be About Science and Politics

April 24, 2017

Activism takes scientists out of their comfort and confidence zones, but if there was ever a time to do it, now is that time.

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Why You Should Care About Texas Research Universities

March 13, 2017

As our elected leaders look at priorities, it’s more important than ever that those of us in universities demonstrate how the education and basic research we provide helps fuel progress for the state and the nation.

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Overcoming Women’s Hurdles in Science is Critical

Feb. 10, 2017
Women in Science

Culture and history, not nature, create most of the discrepancy between men and women in STEM fields. Previously, our society saw no role for women in these fields, and such barriers take time to break down.

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