School’s out for summer, yet the learning continues for several high school teachers who have come to the Forty Acres during the last week of July to hone their skills in professional development workshops. They’re all instructors for several concurrent-enrollment programs in the Longhorn Center for School Partnerships (LCSP) that… read more
Like the explosive chemical reactions in her “Chemistry Circus” demonstrations, Dr. Kate Biberdorf is a force to be reckoned with. Dressed in goggles and a blue fire-retardant lab coat, she’s constantly moving around in a blur from one experiment to the next, showing students the wonders of science. Whether they’re… read more
Talented young writers from high schools across Texas were honored at UIL’s Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition and the Latino History Essay Competition on Wednesday, May 25 at UT Austin. The annual competition encourages students to research, interview and write about African Americans and Latino/as in their local communities, preserving… read more
The University of Texas Elementary School (UTES) honored its volunteers and mentors at a special lunch on May 17, complete with the entertainment from UTES Strings program and Ms. Garcia and Ms. Tanco’s Pre-K classes. UTES students love spending time with volunteers and mentors, who provide extra help and advice… read more
Carrying bottles filled with water from Lady Bird Lake, UT Elementary’s fifth-grade class walked 6 kilometers (nearly 4 miles) around the Hike-and-Bike Trail at the seventh-annual Walk4Water event on Saturday, April 2. The event was hosted by H20 for Life, a nonprofit that promotes social awareness through service-learning projects. As… read more
A collection of photos from events on campus and around the Austin community during the 2015-16 school year. UT Elementary students help celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Day March and Rally. Chembridge Instructor Dr. Kate Biberdorf wows Neighborhood Longhorns with her Chemistry Circus at the… read more
Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
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.
It’s never too early to start thinking about college. We sat down with two alums who found their path to college through UT Outreach and the Neighborhood Longhorns Program.