Topic: Environment

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins $250,000 Award from Austin Energy

Nov. 29, 2007

An interdisciplinary team at The University of Texas at Austin won first place and a $250,000 award in Austin Energy's "National Research Ideas" competition, a contest soliciting proposals for cost-effective ways to integrate utility lines into urban areas while protecting mature trees and promoting future plantings.

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Biology Professor Camille Parmesan Honored for Conservation Leadership

Nov. 5, 2007

The nation's leading conservation education and advocacy group has honored Dr. Camille Parmesan, associate professor of integrative biology at The University of Texas at Austin, with its National Conservation Achievement Award for exemplary leadership in protecting the environment and natural resources.

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