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Three Members of Natural Sciences Named to Academy of Distinguished Teachers

AUSTIN, Texas — Three members in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin that have been named to the university’s respected Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2013, said Steven Leslie, executive vice president and provost.
They are:

Computer Science Students Win at SXSW Game Jam

Although sometimes outshined by its music and film counterparts, South by Southwest Interactive is a five-day festival that SXSW Inc. calls “the most energetic, inspiring and creative event of the year.” SXSW Interactive is focused on emerging technology and is often the breeding ground for the newest and most innovative technologies in the world. Each year, some of the best and brightest minds in computer science flock to SXSW Interactive to give presentations, prove their skill, and show their passion for computing.

Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Hall Open

AUSTIN, Texas — The Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall officially open this week at The University of Texas at Austin.

With high-tech collaborative laboratories and spaces, the complex marks the start of a new era for the university’s top-10 ranked Department of Computer Science.

Five Natural Sciences Faculty Receive Sloan Fellowships

Five faculty in the College of Natural Sciences have recently been awarded 2012 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders.

The recipients are:

New Center for Cloud Computing Will Impact Mobile Computing and Internet Security

AUSTIN, Texas — As part of its research efforts to help create safer and faster computing, the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with


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