Cornyn stated that the Texas Tech Board of Regents approved the use of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center land could be used at no cost for the construction of a new facility that could be leased for an extended period by the VA.
The new stand-alone facility, locates at 18th Street and Boston Avenue, features 20,500 square feet of food outlets, including a Mongolian-style grill, pizzeria, mini-market, and Einstein Bros. Bagels.
Williams, also a professor of anthropology, serves as the associate dean of finance for the college.
Also included in the new center will be laboratories, academic offices, and a nationally branded café, in addition to an outdoor play area, public art, and landscape enhancements.
The 10-member committee is chaired by Jerry E. Turner, chairman of the Board of Regents and a 1968 graduate of Texas Tech.
The prototype wireless sensor, which is small enough to be clipped to a belt, can predict when a person might fall - perhaps even days in advance.
The award was given to 14 chapters nationwide by the society’s national organization, out of 585 chapters.
Texas Tech University officials will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new residence hall. The building cost $38 million and took 16 months to complete.
The teachers began their Master of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Science with an emphasis on integration of math and science in middle schools in 2009.
Schovanec will serve until a search committee selects a replacement for Guy Bailey, who accepted a position as president of the University of Alabama.