was named senior official of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Civil Engineering Associate Professor Andres Clarens
was named a U.S. Fulbright scholar for 2015-16. He will use the award to pursue research related to the environmental and water resource impacts of shale gas development in Argentina. He will also teach a class at the National Technical University of Argentina.
There were 28 teams that participated in FIRST Robotics
this year. The teams were from Haymarket to Oakton, with a dozen or so from Charlottesville-Albemarle. The youngest team, and one of the three winners, was team 8390, Nerd Herd, from Henley Middle School - all sixth-graders. The remainder of the teams were high schoolers.
Jill Stein Tietjen
(Applied Math '76) has been named chief executive officer of the National Women's Hall of Fame
. She has had a long affiliation with the Hall, having attended every induction ceremony since 1994, and has served on the Hall's board of directors since 2009, most recently as president.
Astronaut and alumnus Leland Melvin
included his dogs, Jake and Scout, in his official NASA portrait.
U.Va. students who designed shield for Orion spacecraft attend liftoff
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