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Dean Linda Hicke: Discovery Starts Here

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Linda Hicke, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, talks about how important the process of discovery is to the mission of the college.

The college's 2013 Strategic Plan, "Discovery Starts Here," lays out the vision for the next five to ten years about how best to innovate and successfully prepare students, promote world-changing discoveries and improve our world. For more on the plan, visit the website: http://cns.utexas.edu/strat... Show less
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Career Discovery Play

Meet a seaweed farmer, a Samsung engineer, a rheumatologist, and more. In these inspiring Career Discovery videos, meet quirky, diverse, and smart alumni and current students from the College of Natural Sciences as they talk about their path to where they are today.

These videos can help you explore what careers are out there, especially in the field of science and technology, and hopefully inspire you to think outside of the box when thinking about your future.

The Five Elements of Effective Thinking Play

In this series of five videos, mathematics professor Michael Starbird talks about the elements in his new book, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, co-authored with Williams College professor Edward B. Burger.

The book is a distillation of Starbird and Burger's decades of teaching. It offers real-life stories, explicit action items, and concrete methods that are designed to enable the reader to become more successful through better thinking.

Starbird is a professor of mathematics and University Distinguished Teaching Professor in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. He has received more than a dozen teaching awards, has given more than 150 invited lectures at colleges and universities throughout the country, and more than 20 minicourses and workshops to mathematics teachers.
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