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U.S. News Rankings Released

March 16, 2016

U.S. News & World Report has just released its graduate school rankings. The College of Education is ranked 10th overall and has maintained its third-place ranking among public universities.

How can we increase underrepresented students’ access to and engagement with STEM content?

March 2, 2016

Three professors share their research-based ideas about how educators can increase underrepresented students’ access to and engagement with STEM content.

Looking to Engage Diverse Students in Tech?

March 2, 2016

Two UT College of Education professors offer research-based tips.

Programming the Future

March 2, 2016

High school teachers and students are learning to program side by side, thanks to a collaboration between the Center for STEM Education and STEMed Labs.

UT College of Education Professors’ New Book Highlights Early 20th-Century African American Education Intellectuals

Feb. 3, 2016

Black Intellectual Thought in Education: The Missing Traditions of Anna Julia Cooper, Carter G. Woodson, and Alain LeRoy Locke was recently published by associate professors Keffrelyn Brown and Anthony Brown

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rick Cruz Increases Students Access to College

Dec. 17, 2015

UT College of Education’s Superintendency Program attracts and prepares education leaders of the future. Houston Independent School District’s Rick Cruz is one of those leaders.

A Pioneer in Physical Education Moves On

Dec. 17, 2015

Clinical Professor Dolly Lambdin’s retirement from UT won’t curtail her leadership in children’s physical education and health.

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.

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.