18 November 2013—SSC Director Lauren Ancel Meyers was honored by President Bill Powers on Saturday, November 16, 2013, as a Longhorn Game Changer during the home football game. Lauren was featured in a video on the Jumbotron and was invited to watch the game from the president's box.
"Lauren's research, teaching, and contributions to campus embody what makes UT great," said UT President Bill Powers. "Her work is changing the world and improving public health."
At each home game, UT honors a Longhorn Game Changer—a UT professor who has performed groundbreaking research and is a skilled teacher. Lauren was recognized for her work in the field of infectious diseases.