Faculty & Staff News

T is for Texas, D is for Dino: UT Professor Part of Dallas Dinosaur Dig

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Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, is a member of a team of paleontologists working uncover a treasure trove of fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs exists in a seemingly unlikely place: the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

Pre-Order Computers Ahead of Tax-Free Holiday

Tennessee’s sales tax holiday is Friday through Sunday, July 29–31. During this time, computers costing less than $1,500 will be exempt from sales tax. VolTech invites faculty and staff to pre-order computers now at educational discounts and without sales tax, and pick them up after the tax holiday weekend.

Davis Elected Fellow of American Society for Engineering Education

Wayne Davis

In recognition of College of Engineering Dean Wayne Davis’s contributions as a researcher, teacher, and leader, he has been awarded one of the highest honors an engineering educator can receive: election as a fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education.

College of Nursing Dean Named to Advisory Board

Victoria P. Niederhauser

Victoria Niederhauser, dean of the College of Nursing, has been appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council for Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice.