Topic: Serving the State / Education

UT Austin Leading Efforts to Support Lower-Income Students

Feb. 15, 2017
UT Austin

In a new report from the American Talent Initiative (ATI), UT Austin is one of five colleges and universities highlighted for its success expanding opportunity and boosting graduation rates for low- and moderate-income students.

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TEA Award Helps UT Expand Computer Science Teacher Education

Jan. 25, 2017
Two Students Code Raspberry Pi

A new $5 million grant from TEA will help UT-Austin's WeTeach_CS program significantly increase teacher education initiatives that prepare Texas teachers to become certified in computer science. 

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Longhorn Start-Up Program

Jan. 23, 2017
Bob Metcafe

Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, is a bold visionary. His mission is to bring the next industry leaders to Austin, bolstering the Texas economy.

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Program Launches to Improve Dual Credit Offerings in Texas

Jan. 11, 2017
OnRamps, UT Austin, dual credit

UT Austin is launching a statewide collaboration to ensure Texas students get the most out of dual credit coursework, bringing together top educational innovators from across the state to identify best practices.

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UT Austin Joins National Alliance To Expand Access

Dec. 13, 2016
American Talent Initiative

UT Austin is among 30 of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in a new initiative to expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s top-performing undergraduate institutions.

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