Topic: Teaching

Professor reflects on 40 years of teaching

Dec. 10, 2009
Professor reflects on 40 years of teaching

Dr. Philip S. Schmidt, Donald J. Douglass Centennial Professor in Engineering and Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Cockrell School of Engineering, discusses his experience motivating students and teaching values.

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Professors defend evolution in Texas classrooms

Dec. 9, 2009
Professors defend evolution in Texas classrooms

In the ongoing struggle over how to teach evolution in the Texas public schools, faculty in the College of Natural Sciences are playing an increasingly significant role as advocates of evolutionary science.

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The University of Texas at Austin Ranks Second in Nation with Graduates Accepted for Teach for America Program

June 29, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin ranks second in the nation's top 20 large-sized colleges and universities contributing graduating seniors to Teach for America's 2009 corps.

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Pre-Kindergarten Students' Science Savvy to be Studied With NSF Grant

Oct. 6, 2008

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded almost $2 million, its first grant focusing specifically on what four-year-olds know about science, to The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Science and Mathematics Education.

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The University of Texas at Austin and the Libraries Copyright Center Streamline Teaching, Research Permissions

Sept. 9, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin is joining 29 other universities participating in the Copyright Clearance Center's burgeoning Annual License program, which will provide the rights to use a repertoire of resource materials for a range of research and teaching purposes for students, faculty and researchers.

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