Topic: STEM education

Hands-On Approach Boosts Graduation Rates, STEM Retention

June 1, 2016
Freshman Research Initiative students in the lab

Courses that engage students in scientific research early in college dramatically increase students’ odds of completing a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) degree, analysis of UT Austin's Freshman Research Initiative shows.

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Sociology, Economics Researchers Receive Grant to Study How STEM Education Contributes to Workforce Success

Oct. 7, 2013

University of Texas at Austin sociologist Chandra Muller and economist Sandra Black have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education contributes to career success.

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UTeach Institute Commits to Double UTeach Programs to 50 Nationally by 2017

Jan. 26, 2012

The UTeach Institute has committed to doubling the numbers of universities implementing The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach teacher preparation program nationally from 25 to 50, and students enrolled nationwide, from 5,000 to 10,000, by 2017.

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Nobel Prize Winner Wieman Delivers Plenary Talk at UTeach Conference

May 23, 2011

Event: "A Scientific Approach to Learning and Teaching Science," a plenary talk by Nobel Prize recipient Carl Wieman and kick off for the annual national UTeach conference

When: 12:45 p.m., May 24

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