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Brent Iverson Appointed Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Professor and department chairman Brent Iverson has been appointed dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) by Executive Vice President and Provost Steven Leslie. Iverson will take the post vacated by former Dean Paul Woodruff last fall and filled for the past year by Interim Dean Larry Abraham. The appointment is effective July 1.  ...
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Brent Iverson Inducted into UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

On April 23, 2013, Dr. Brent Iverson and 11 other outstanding educators were inducted into the inaugural UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. The Academy will recognize educators who have demonstrated leadership in education and are committed to improving teaching across the UT System. Members of the Academy will serve as the System-level a...
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Professors Iverson and Marcotte named AAAS Fellows

Professors Brent Iverson and Edward Marcotte have been named Fellows of the American Associate for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).   AAAS fellows are chosen annually by their peers to recognize their scientifically distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.  They will be recognized for their contributions to sci...

Five Department Faculty Issued Patents in 2011

Five Chemistry and Biochemistry department faculty were issued United States patents in 2011 and were honored recently at the inaugural UT Austin Inventor of the Year award ceremony, sponsored by the UT Office of Technology Commercialization.  Brad Holliday, Alan Cowley, and Richard Jones were each inventors on a US patent titled, "Polymer-nan...

Professors Iverson and Stanton Win 2011 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

The Board of Regents of the UT System has selected Chemistry and Biochemistry professors Brent Iverson and John Stanton to receive the 2011 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award.   Offered annually in recognition of faculty members at the nine University of Texas System academic institutions who have demonstrated extraordinary classroom perfor...