A new May Term course, The Science of Chocolate, taught by professor of biology Romi Burks, immersed non-science majors into the delicious science behind where chocolate comes from, how it gets its taste, and how it is manufactured and brought to market.
Travis Weedn ’05 accepted a new position in the General Counsel’s Office of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission as Senior Attorney for the Petroleum Storage Tank Division.
Susan Wolf Berhow ’97 was named Associate Vice President of Strategic Communication for Kansas State University Foundation in Manhattan, Kansas.
Buffy Lin Taylor ’91 was selected as the Educator of the Year for 2016 for her home campus, Bertram Elementary and also as the Educator of the Year for 2016 at the district level for Burnet Consolidated Independent School District.
Steve Cotton ’77 was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott an Honorary Admiral in the Texas Navy.
Carol Sloan Browne ’80 has accepted a founding faculty position as an associate professor at the new University of Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine in San Antonio.
Chelsey Clammer ’05, collector of lyric essays, Circadian, won the Red Hen Press 2016 Nonfiction Manuscript Award.