Faculty in the News: Oct. 20, 2009

David Chard on WFAA Channel 8Bernard “Bud” Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute, Cox School of Business, talked about the role of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund in seeding new startup companies with The Austin American-Statesman Oct. 18, 2009. He also discussed the high cost of state and local government tax giveaways designed to attract businesses with The Houston Chronicle Oct. 17, 2009.

David Chard (left), Dean, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, talked about the increasingly common practice of holding children back a year to help them be more mature when they enter school with ABC Channel 8 News Oct. 7, 2009.

Al Armendariz, Environmental and Civil Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering, discussed the effectiveness of curbing climate change by detecting and sealing natural gas leaks with The New York Times Oct. 14, 2009.