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Q&A With Tracy LaQuey Parker, Newest Member of the Internet Hall of Fame

As an early adopter and advocate of the internet, Tracy LaQuey Parker, BA ’86, Life Member, authored two best-selling guides to the web as it was just getting...

 
 

The Art of Teaching

UTeach has been preparing America’s teachers for 20 years. Wander along the fourth floor of T.S. Painter Hall and you’re likely to encounter goggle-clad co-eds...

 
 

“Be Fearless”: LadyMafia Connects Women in Tech

Women are still woefully underrepresented in science and technology (STEM) fields—one recent study found that only 27 percent of STEM workers are female. Women...

 
 

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Draws 2,700 to Campus

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. The scientist readies the rocket for blastoff. “Three … two … one … LAUNCH!” But something has gone wrong....

 
 

UT’s Award-Winning Teacher Education Program Goes (Even More) National

The U.S. faces a shortage of 283,000 science and math teachers by 2015. Increasingly, educators are agreeing that one of the best ways to bridge that gap is a program...

 
 

Exxon CEO Speaks Up for Research in Higher Ed

Rex W. Tillerson, BS ’75, Life Member, is the CEO of ExxonMobil Corp. This column first appeared in the Dallas Morning News. Few public policy issues are more...

 
 

How We Are Producing More STEM Graduates

In late September, Hunter R. Rawlings III, the leader of the Association of American Universities, told state lawmakers that Texas ought to focus on producing more...

 
 

Research Program Boosts Student Retention Dramatically

When molecular genetics and microbiology professor Scott Stevens arrived at UT in 2002, he realized right away he had a problem. The problem arrived in the form...

 
 

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Rooting for STEM

In 14 years, UTeach has created a unique educational model for preparing science, technology, engineering, and math teachers, and the nation is following its lead. Photo...

 
 
 
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