Economic Benefits and Science Higher Education

Posted on August 10, 2006  Comments (2)

University Tries to Make Texas a Science Force:

In an effort to make Texas a magnet for scientific and medical research, the University of Texas is planning a $2.5 billion program to expand research and teaching in the sciences, including medicine and technology.

The initiative would be one of the largest investments in expansion by a public university, university officials said.

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2 Responses to “Economic Benefits and Science Higher Education”

  1. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » Discoveries by Accident
    October 3rd, 2006 @ 6:04 pm

    This is yet another example of the power of scientists and engineers to boost the economy and society at large…

  2. CuriousCat: USA Governors Promote the Value of Science Education
    February 25th, 2008 @ 11:09 am

    “create new science and math academies to improve student achievement and grow a workforce in emerging occupations…”

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