The U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, visited the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Thursday as part of a two-day tour of the institutes that make up the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation.
“I’m a little bit superstitious sometimes,” said Val Tanco. “When I have hunches of something big, it usually ends up being right.” On a hunch, Tanco and her wife, Sophy Jesty, kept their daughter Emilia out of day care the morning of June 26 and asked their friend and attorney Regina Lambert to meet them at the College of Veterinary Medicine, where they are both assistant professors.
Mark Dean was highlighted for his contributions to the modern world on WBIR.
The forty-six members of UT’s Chamber Singers choir departed on July 18 for a thirteen-day United Kingdom adventure, during which they had a twelve-day residency filled with rehearsals and singing during cathedral Chorale services at several famed venues—historic Canterbury Cathedral and Saint Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in London.
UT associate professor Wei He has helped lead a breakthrough in heart stent development.
UT computing expert Jack Dongarra was cited in a report detailing the need for faster computers.
Steve Brooks recently spoke to the American Geophysical Union about what lower mercury levels in the arctic would mean.
For a second year in a row, a foundation connected to the operators of several Broadway theaters has granted operating funds to UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre. This year’s grant is for $15,000.
Margaret Lazarus Dean spoke with MPR News’ Tom Weber about the end of the shuttle era and her new book Leaving Orbit.
Center for Transportation Research associate Mareike Ortmann drew the attention of the newspaper for her study involving safety along State Route 60.