Every Summer, UTIG hosts and supports a group of enthusiastic and bright high school interns. These students help UTIG research scientists, post-docs and graduate students with on-going research projects. In turn, they gain valuable exposure and insights into the world of academia and research, working with state-of-the-art equipment and the best minds in geophysics.
Science Olympiad regional crowns were awarded at a recent team competition at the University of Texas at Austin. In Division C (high schools) Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) A team outperformed 10 other teams and won the meet by a 15-point margin. William P. Clements A from Sugar Land, TX, took second place. The […]
The Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) of Austin’s Science Olympiad team got 2015 off to a great start by winning an invitational competition at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on January 24. The LASA team followed that triumph with another one, this time at the Wright State University Science Olympiad on February 7. Science Olympiad […]
The University of Texas’ Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) became a Silver Sponsor this year for the Science Olympiad, an annual national competition built upon science-themed challenges for middle school and high school students. The mission of Science Olympiad is “increasing student interest in science, creating a technologically literate workforce and providing recognition for outstanding achievement […]