(April 27, 2010)--The UTSA Institute for Conventional, Alternative and Renewable Energy (ICARE) invites university students, faculty and staff to participate in the University of Texas System conference, "Meeting Energy Demands of the Future: An Energy Researcher's Symposium," May 19-20 at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Steven E. Koonon, undersecretary of science in the U.S. Department of Energy, will keynote the event hosted by the University of Texas System Energy Leadership Council. Through lectures, poster presentations and other activities, UT System researchers will share their work, allowing participants to develop a greater understanding of the energy research capabilities throughout the system.
"UTSA researchers are making many significant contributions that address America's energy future. The summit provides a great venue to network and learn about similar interests across Texas and the UT System," said Les Shephard, director of ICARE.
Faculty and students interested in presenting research and attending the symposium can register at the UT System website.
For more information, contact Les Shephard at 210-458-6245.
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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