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UT College of Education’s Center for STEM Education Inaugural Building Bridges Event Successfully Links Researchers and K-12 Educators

Jan. 20, 2016

The Center for STEM Education hosted its first Building Bridges: Creating Partnerships and Closing the Gap Between Research and Practice event, funded by a grant the center received from the

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College of Education Faculty Research and Opinions Featured in News During Holiday Season

Jan. 8, 2016

College of Education faculty members wrote or were featured in op-eds and articles in media outlets across the nation.

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The Surprising Ingredient Your New Year’s Resolution Needs to Succeed

Dec. 31, 2015

"Do you want an inner ally or an inner enemy when you face life's challenges?" Kristin Neff, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, asks.

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No One Even Asked

December 2015

When Gilma Sanchez was a student, she and her family faced traumatic hardships that went unnoticed by teachers. Now an elementary school principal, she prioritizes understanding and nurturing the whole student.

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Valenzuela Receives Second Nomination for Distinguished International Prize

Dec. 17, 2015

Founded by John and Donnie Brock of Oklahoma, the Brock International Prize in Education receives distinguished nominations from experts around the world.

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Center for STEM Education Receives $295,000 Grant from 100Kin10

Dec. 17, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for STEM Education-TRC program has been awarded a $295,000 grant to support high school computer science teachers.

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A Salute To Rosemary Slacks

Dec. 9, 2015

Rosemary Slacks, a longtime resident of Austin, Texas passed away on December 4, 2015 at the age of 78. She was born on August 17, 1937 in Coal City, Illinois to Melvin and Ruth Slacks.

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A Small World Has Enormous Benefits for Autism Research

Dec. 9, 2015

What started with a letter between two special education professors a world apart has led to a decades-long international collaboration.

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UT Austin and AIDS Arms to Provide Smoking Cessation Program

Dec. 3, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin Tobacco Research and Evaluation Team is partnering with AIDS Arms to offer an innovative tobacco cessation program.

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New Master’s Degree in Special Education with Teacher Certification

Nov. 18, 2015

UT College of Education’s Top-Ranked Department of Special Education Launches New Master’s in Special Education (High-Incidence Disabilities) with Teacher Certification

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