Time Capsule — April 2010

April 24, 1979

Dr. Ronald W. Estabrook, professor of biochemistry, is named a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the first faculty member at UT Southwestern to be elected to the prestigious organization. The NAS — established by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 — is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, and dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for general welfare.