Archive for: Karen Nyberg


2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

The 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards were among the most star-studded in the ceremony’s 56-year history. A Heisman Award recipient, a NASA astronaut who has flown...


2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards A Smash Hit

Before Nick Rose’s game-winning field goal, before Tyrone Swoopes showed he could throw a nice deep ball, before the opening kickoff on Saturday evening,...


Talk Back: Responses to Our May|June 2014 Issue

View From the Top A few Longhorns were in awe of astronaut/inventor/athlete/quilter/social-media guru/mom Karen Nyberg after reading our cover story. N.J. Gaunt,...


UT Astronaut Karen Nyberg’s Top 10 Social Media Posts

Outer space isn’t as far away as it used to be. At least that’s how it feels, with astronauts like University of Texas grad Karen Nyberg, MS ’96, PhD...


Longhorn Astronaut Heads Back to Space

Karen Nyberg dreamed of being an astronaut ever since she was a child, but while conducting graduate research at UT in 1997, she seemed a bit discouraged. That...

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