Donald D. Harrington Fellows Symposium Presentations Tonight

AMARILLO -- The Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program of The University of Texas at Austin is sponsoring its annual research symposium at 5 p.m. today at the Palo Duro Canyon Mack Dick Pavilion.

The Event features top graduate students and visiting faculty fellows from UT Austin speaking about research topics such as energy conversion devices and childhood anxiety disorders.

This marks the 12th year the Harrington Fellows Program has hosted similar symposiums in Amarillo and Canyon, Texas
"Sybil Harrington showed great insight and vision when she endowed these fellowships in her husbands honor," said Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin.  F"ellowships such as these stir the pot of intellectual activity and spread exciting new ideas through scholarship.  I always look forward to visiting Amarillo to celebrate this UT tradition and to learn from our Harrington Fellows."

This years speakers:

Graduate Fellows

  • Brittany Needham     Molecular Biosciences
Modifying the bacterial surface to enhance vaccines
  • Carl Fosberg   History of American Foreign Relations
The Challenges of Americas Middle-East Alliances: From the Cold War to Afghanistan

Faculty Fellows:
  • Allan Collard-Wexler   Industrial Economics
Reallocation and Technology in the American Steel Industry
  • Michael E. Webber   Mechanical Engineering
Thirst for Power:The Nexus of Energy and Water       

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