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  • Richey earned his engineering degree to give his children a better life

    Screen Shot 2015-12-16 at 3.07.47 PMMeet Jack Richey. He’s a father of three and an Army veteran with big dreams.

    At 37, Richey is a tad older than the average undergraduate student. He’s married with twin 5-year-old daughters and a 2-year-old son. He graduated with a degree in electrical engineering.

    Richey says that having a family at home definitely made a difference when
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  • Agrawal named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

    UTSA Vice President for Research C. Mauli Agrawal has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for his research and innovation in orthopedic and cardiovascular biomaterials and implants. The honor places Agrawal among an elite group of professionals that includes presidents and senior leaders of research universities, Nobel laureates, National Inventors Hall of Fame inductees and National Academies members.

    “Tier One universities advance society through research innovation and
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  • COE receives $25,000 endowment in honor of James G. Murray

    Laura and Dean Murray recently established the James G. Murray Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Engineering to honor Dean’s father, James G. Murray (1915 – 1981). Mr. Murray held bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering, from Texas A&M (1941) and the University of California – Berkeley (1951). This endowment will be used to award scholarships in the UTSA College of Engineering.

    “We decided to fund this engineering scholarship in my dad’s name since
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  • UTSA deans partner to enhance teaching methods for modern students

    JoAnn Browning, dean of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Engineering, and Betty Merchant, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, have received a five-year $223,072 National Science Foundation grant to collaboratively reinvent higher education teaching methods in UTSA classes where the material has proved difficult for many engineering students.

    Browning and Merchant are creating a program that will pair select engineering faculty with COEHD curriculum
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  • Prototype torque wrench wins UTSA entrepreneurship competition

    Screen Shot 2015-12-10 at 4.21.55 PMEZ-Torque, a start-up company that invented a torque wrench attached to a motorized drill to save time, money and lives in the aviation industry, won the top prize at The University of Texas at San Antonio $100K Student Technology Venture Competition. The challenge was sponsored by UTSA’s Center for Innovation
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