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is one of the newest members of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover mission.

Ashley Maynor, digital humanities librarian, has been named a “mover and shaker” in the library field by the national publication Library Journal.

Stephen Blackwell, a UT professor of Russian in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, has been getting a lot of attention for his book Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art — the first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov’s contributions as a scientist. Reviews have recently appeared in the New Yorker, Nature, and the Washington Post.

Brian O’Meara has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award for this work. The award is given to promising young faculty members as a way to support particular areas of research.

O’Meara, a newly tenured associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, joins two other recent CAREER grant recipients from UT— Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Donatello Materassi, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science.
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