Written by Stephanie DeLuna Ana Laura Rivera will begin her fourth year at The University of Texas at Austin this fall, with an impressive list of accomplishments and many, many hours of service to the university and her community already behind her–not to mention, a recent internship in Washington, D.C.… read more
Written by Leslie Blair It is rare that high school students get the opportunity to work on a real research project in a state-of-the-art microbiology laboratory alongside faculty and graduate students at a premiere research university. But that’s exactly what 14 Austin students had the chance to do in July.… read more
Watch Rosa E. Pruneda, a Gateway Scholar, discuss her journey as a first generation college student and describe how dancing in a ballet folklorico group at UT inadvertently led to her discovery of the Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Grad Internship program—an experience that changed her life.
Written by Dr. Betty Jeanne Taylor With a direct connection to each of the four DDCE strategic goals, Diversity Education Initiatives bridged a collaboration between community and university partners that resulted in an innovative program promoting inclusion and resulting in data collection and analysis presented at the Sixth Annual Critical Race… read more
Chance Lee Vaughn, a Gateway Scholar and an IE pre-grad intern, recently shared his experiences after participating in a scholarly research conference: “On March 7 through March 12, I attended and presented research at the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education conference in Costa Mesa California. It was such… read more
Dr. Lynda Frost, director of planning and programs at the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, and Mary Held Lehman, a former graduate research assistant with the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, worked with colleagues in Houston to write a peer-reviewed article on integrated primary and behavioral health care in patient-centered… read more
Texas Center for Education Policy’s Dr. Angela Valenzuela, Dr. Patricia Lopez, and Emmanuel García published a book chapter on “The Critical Ethnography of Public Policy for Social Justice” in A Companion to the Anthropology of Education. Lopez, P. D., Valenzuela, A. and García, E. (2011) The Critical Ethnography of Public… read more