Math and science education is important for everyone, but it doesn't mean everyone has to become a scientist or mathematician, a former astronaut said.
Astronaut George "Pinky" Nelson addressed about 30 people about the role of the College of Education and the College of Science & Engineering on Monday in preparing future math and science teachers.
Nelson is a veteran of three space missions including Challenger, Columbia and Discovery. He's also the director of math, science and technology education at Western Washington University.
President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that he would campaign for Sen. Hillary Clinton even if she weren't his wife.
"Hillary is change you can count on," he said.
The former president spoke about the Democratic candidate's views on health care, the economy, the war in Iraq and education at two separate early vote events in Fort Worth.
"Hillary is the only candidate with a plan for affordable health care for everyone," President Clinton said. "If it is good enough for my family, it is good enough for yours."
A proposed policy may give faculty members a faster, more objective appeal process when denied tenure.
The Tenure, Promotion and Grievance Committee presented a revised draft of the Faculty Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Appeal Policy on Thursday at the first Faculty Senate meeting of the semester.
The new appeal policy would provide a neutral third party to ensure that all parties abide by the procedures outlined in the appeal policy.
The winner of the Democratic primary in Missouri and the spelling of Brian Young's name were updated at 10:53 a.m. Wednesday.
While the air in Fort Worth restaurants is clearing up, many workers say they are not breathing any easier.
Because of the recently enacted smoking ban, smokers can't light up in public buildings. Since Jan. 1, smoking has been banned inside and within 20 feet of all restaurants and pool halls as well as some bars.
Bars that generate more than 70 percent of their sales from alcoholic beverages are not included in the ban. Establishments considered private clubs are also not included in the ban.