Spotlights

 

SSI Course Spotlight: Introduction to Statistics with Steven Hernandez and Kristin Harvey

The Summer Statitsics Institute offers two Introduction to Statistics courses: an AM session with Dr. Kristin Harvey and a PM session with Steven Hernandez. Both instructors have given insight as to what participants can expect from the course and how they will benefit from it. What is the main goal of...

Kristin Harvey featured in The Texas Scientist

Start with the Student By Christine Sinatra. Photos by Vivian Abagiu and Brett Buchanan.In the twentieth century, education revolved around ideas and facts students learned. Lectures and readings, well-worn methods for transferring knowledge, preceded opportunities for students to parrot back what they knew on tests. Yes, some students who achieved mastery...

Kristin Harvey Recognized for Work Teaching Freshmen

  11 May 2017—Established in 1983 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, the Dads’ Association, now called Texas Parents, works to support the needs of The University of Texas at Austin students and professors. This year’s four recipients of their annual fellowship are Astronomy assistant professor Steven Finkelstein,...