Linda A. Hicke, associate vice president of research at Northwestern University, has been named dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin.
David A. Laude, senior associate dean for academic affairs and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed interim dean of the university's College of Natural Sciences.
After more than 16 years as dean of the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Mary Ann Rankin will lead the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), continuing her efforts to improve science and mathematics education in the United States.
New Computer Science Complex at The University of Texas at Austin Receives $30 Million Challenge Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The University of Texas at Austin announced today (April 17) a $30 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, part of a $120 million capital campaign to construct a new building complex for one of the nation's leading computer science programs.
The newest science building now being built on The University of Texas at Austin campus will be named in honor and memory of Dr. Norman Hackerman, chemist, professor and president emeritus.