Archive for: Cockrell School of Engineering

 

UT Engineers Caution Parents About Chemicals in Crib Mattresses

As if being a new parent isn’t stressful enough, studies and trends often have cautious parents running out to get the latest and greatest baby buys. Sifting...

 
 

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Draws 2,700 to Campus

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. The scientist readies the rocket for blastoff. “Three … two … one … LAUNCH!” But something has gone wrong....

 
 

Sweet Success: UT Engineer Uses Sugar and Yeast to Make Biofuel

You wouldn’t normally put sugar on your toast, but when it comes to renewable energy, sugar and yeast make a surprisingly good team. Assistant chemical engineering...

 
 

$60 Million Donation Benefits Engineering and Business Schools

The University announced a $60 million, multi-year donation from the Mulva Family Foundation on Friday, a major gift that will benefit the McCombs School of Business...

 
 

My Road to UT

I always wanted to go to UT, but it was out of reach until I was awarded a Texas Exes scholarship. As told to Rose Cahalan. I was about 6 or 7 years old when my...

 
 

Arctic Adventure

When it comes to finding the best stories about The University of Texas at Austin, the Alcalde will go to the ends of the earth. For this issue’s cover story,...

 
 

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...

 
 

Engineering School Enrolls Highest Number of Women Yet

When the Women in Engineering Program (WEP) first began at UT in 1991, the goal was to recruit and retain more female engineers. Twenty-two years later, the University’s...

 
 

With Conditions, Regents Approve Funding for Engineering Center

After years of planning and fundraising, UT now has the money it needs to break ground on its engineering epicenter. As UT System regents polished off breakfast...

 
 

Four Questions for Sharon Wood: UT’s First Female Dean of Engineering

As the Alcalde reported last month, Cockrell School of Engineering Dean Greg Fenves is moving on up to provost—leaving the Cockrell School with big shoes to fill. Today...

 
 
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