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Powers’ final State of the University augurs ill for UT

September 24, 2014

When President William Powers Jr. stepped up to the lectern Monday to deliver what would be his final "State of the University" address, I felt a mix of sadness at the end of an era,...

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OnRamps high school courses can improve UT’s graduation rates

December 4, 2013

Editor’s Note: This column is one in a series by associate classics professor Jennifer Ebbeler on the changing nature of higher education at UT-Austin and other institutions. Look for Prof. Ebbeler’s...

When testing new teaching methods on students, proceed with care

November 20, 2013

Editor’s Note: This column is one in a series by associate classics professor Jennifer Ebbeler on the changing nature of higher education at UT-Austin and other institutions. Look for Prof. Ebbeler’s...

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Government and psychology SMOCs show promise as new teaching model

November 6, 2013

In the fall of 2012, psychology professors James Pennebaker and Sam Gosling launched a bold teaching experiment: They moved their face-to-face, lecture-based Psychology 301 course from the classroom to...

Achieving a culture of academic honesty takes a campus

October 23, 2013

Editor’s Note: This column is one in a series by associate classics professor Jennifer Ebbeler on the changing nature of higher education at UT-Austin and other institutions. Look for Prof. Ebbeler’s...

History Class shows advantage of team-based learning

September 25, 2013

Editor’s Note: This column is the first in a series by associate classics professor Jennifer Ebbeler on the changing nature of higher education at UT-Austin and other institutions. Look for Prof....

What the Roman emperor Augustus can teach us about changing higher education at UT-Austin

September 10, 2013

Editor’s Note: This column is the first in a series by associate classics professor Jennifer Ebbeler on the changing nature of higher education at UT-Austin and other institutions. Look for Prof....