“As architects, we’re trained to design for people,” said Lopez, who recently won the Sam Fox School’s 2015 Frederick Widmann Prize in Architecture. “This is a very different building type with a whole new set of implications.
Category: 2015 Sparking Innovation
A head start on business
“You’re the girl who pitched me!” said Kevin Dillon, an actor on the HBO series “Entourage,” when he saw Jolijt Tamanaha, a senior in Arts & Sciences, at the Austin, Texas, airport.
Hooked on Entrepreneurship
Joe McDonald has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. In high school, he tried to start your typical teenage businesses — lawn mowing service, disc jockey, whatever other “wacky ideas” came to him.
Combining science and people skills, Weyrauch makes a mark
Stephanie Weyrauch is a people person. It’s a key reason she decided to go into physical therapy — that, and it was the family business in North Dakota, where she grew up.
Med student’s discovery could be key to unlocking diseases
Kirk Hou, an MD/PhD student at the School of Medicine, has discovered an innovative way to manipulate proteins in cells — a method that potentially could be used to treat cancer, heart disease and arthritis.