This summer, the team faces two big challenges: a short-staffed dive team and more lake-goers.
Only 3.6 percent of UT-Austin professors are black. In contrast, 77.3 percent are white – a figure that is high even by Texas standards. Austin has an 8 percent black population.
A Texas coalition reviewing applications for projects to repair will award grants worth millions of dollars from a trust fund fed by fines paid by British Petroleum and the other companies responsible for the disaster.