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News and Noteworthy

This section of Dialogue features external media coverage faculty, staff, and students in our college received. Links are sourced from UT System News Roundup.

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Department News and Updates

This section of Dialogue features internal news and noteworthy achievements by faculty, staff, and students in our college, as well as other department news. If you have a news item, please email Amanda Womac.

annette engel Annette Engel, professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, received the KWI Karst Award from the Karst Waters Institute. The award is given annually to an outstanding member of the cave and karst field. Read More
Ernie Freeberg Ernie Freeberg, professor and head of the history department, published a review of Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, by Michelle Nijhuis, in the New York Times. Read the review.

Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Professor Liem Tran and Associate Professor Hyun Kim, both in the Department of Geography, are part of a team who received the Ecological Society of America Sustainability Science Award for their paper “US cities can manage national hydrology and biodiversity using local infrastructure policy,” published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America in 2017. Read More
Owen Queens, a student in the math honors program, was named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar.
Alexandra Teodor, a graduate student in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, recently published a paper, which was the cover article for Trends in Biotechnology and selected for a special edition collection on light. Read More