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Eight innovators from seven UT institutions to be inducted as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

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Eight faculty members from seven University of Texas institutions have received the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors: election to National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow status. This brings to 47 the number of NAI Fellows at UT institutions.
Just weeks after The University of Texas System Board of Regents invested $95 million in new educational and clinical facilities for UT Tyler and UT Health Science Center at Tyler, the Board doubled down on its commitment to East Texas by unanimously authorizing on Monday a new arrangement so that the two Tyler institutions will permanently marshal forces under one administrative structure to best serve the needs of the state of Texas.

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. The meeting will be held on the second floor of the UT System Building, 210 West 7th St. in Austin.

Today is Veterans Day, the public holiday held each year on the anniversary of the end of World War I, honoring the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It’s a day that resonates strongly here in Texas.