Our (very) longtime Professor and colleague, Dr. James “Red” Duke, was recently honored with the naming of a new elementary school in his honor. The new Red Duke Elementary School will open for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year in the Alvin Independent School District. Dr. Duke, who has been on faculty in our Department for 42 (!) years, professes astonishment at the news.
For more information, see the University press release here.