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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...

 
 

Professor Yale Patt Receives 2017 Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship

The white walls in Yale Patt’s office aren’t decorated with much. A calendar where he’s penned in his trips to Sweden, Barcelona, and China hangs on one wall....

 
 

Lori Holleran Steiker Wins UT’s Largest Undergrad Teaching Award

Something fishy was clearly up outside the School of Social Work this afternoon. The trumpet section of the Longhorn Band played arpeggios on the sunny lawn, a...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Story Behind the Texas 10

Nominated by alumni, this list of inspiring teachers is unlike any other. Four years ago, the editors of this magazine wanted to celebrate excellent University...

 
 

Five Questions for Brent Iverson, UT’s Next Dean of Undergraduate Studies

UT chemistry professor and department chair Brent Iverson was appointed Dean of Undergraduate Studies last week. When he starts his new job on July 1, Iverson says...

 
 

UT Considering Massive Open Online Courses

This article originally appeared in the Texas Tribune. The University of Texas at Austin is considering getting into the MOOC—massive open online course—game. During...

 
 

Mom On A Mission

Scarlett Smith shines at three full-time jobs: she’s a student, an education advocate, and a mom. With help from a Texas Exes scholarship, this future teacher...

 
 

Academic Research Is Classroom Preparation

Professor James H. Cox. Photo by Marsha Miller. There is a determined effort to separate teaching and research in public discourse about university education in...

 
 
Teaching and Research: Inseparable for What I Do

Teaching and Research: Inseparable for What I Do

Among the recent recommendations for reform of university funding is a proposal to separate teaching budgets from research budgets. In theory, this might be a good...

 
 

John Daly, Communications Studies

Photo by Jay B Sauceda Daly may have spent the last 20 years researching things like shyness in people. But in a lecture hall of 300 restless college students, shy...

 
 
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