Veteran State Sen. and Distinguished Alumna Judith Zaffirini, BS ’67, MA ’70, PhD ’78, (D-Laredo) released the following statement about the Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Consortium last week. One of the best ways to improve diversity in higher education is to improve education for all students while focusing on each student’s… read more
The Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Citizen Scholars, IE’s student organization, hosted its fifth annual Research Contest for students of all disciplines on Thursday, April 28 as part of the university’s Research Week. The contest provides current, former and prospective IE Pre Grad Interns the opportunity to showcase their research, ambitions and… read more
Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
Alternative Breaks student make positive impact on disadvantaged communities and learn more about their strengths and passions in the process.
The DDCE joins in on the city-wide effort to address Austin’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, highlighting accomplishments that were made within the past year at the annual SXSWedu community dialogue.
Doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin are invited to submit a proposal for a one-year, $20,000 fellowship offered by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. Only doctoral candidates at The University of Texas at Austin programs may apply. The Harry Estill Moore and Bernice Milburn Moore Fellowship… read more
The Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate Internship Program, housed within the DDCE and the Moody College of Communication, has awarded 10 students with IE Kuhn Awards for the spring 2016 semester. The students each receive a $1,000 stipend made possible by Michael and Alice Kuhn. The award supports first-generation and/or economically-disadvantaged… read more
Like many of her fellow undergraduates, Victoria Adesanya came to The University of Texas at Austin without a linear career path in mind. She learned early on that nursing wasn’t the right fit, so she switched her major to social work with the goal of finding a career that would… read more
Three education pipeline programs within the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement received a total of $71,000 in grants from the Michael and Alice Kuhn Foundation. The grantees are: McNair Scholarship Program ($20,000) will provide low-income, first-generation college students funds to visit a graduate school of their choice or attend… read more