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.


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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