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TACC assistant director in WSJ

Sept. 19, 2007
TACC assistant director in WSJ

In theory, the Barcelona design improves communication between processors. Earlier dual-processor Opterons already had advantages in fetching data from memory chips, and the new model has improved circuitry for complex chores called floating-point calculations.

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Prof honored by environmentalists

Sept. 19, 2007
Prof honored by environmentalists

Camille Parmesan, associate professor in the College of Natural Sciences Section of Integrative Biology, was named "Outstanding Woman Working on Climate Change" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and "Who's Who of Women and the Environ

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Historian to lead Jewish Center

Sept. 19, 2007
Historian to lead Jewish Center

Robert H. Abzug, the Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History, was appointed to lead the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, a center established in 2006 with a $6 million challenge grant from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.

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LBJ School professor quoted by AP

Sept. 19, 2007
LBJ School professor quoted by AP

While Hispanic tradition required a family member, usually a woman, to care for elderly parents until they die, more and more adults are juggling that responsibility with their need to work, scrambling to find balance between tradition and reality.

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Biomedical engineer awarded grant

Sept. 19, 2007
Biomedical engineer awarded grant

Pengyu Ren, a biomedical engineering assistant professor, received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop software that will improve the process of identifying the most effective chemical structures for new drugs.

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