Entrepreneurial Education with Venture Capitalist Ron Nixon

Seeding and nourishing an “enterprise awareness” and entrepreneurial  mindset is best begun while engineers are students says this alumnus.

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Teaching Values, Motivating Students

The Cockrell School's most acclaimed teacher, Phil Schmidt, reflects on 40 years of learning.

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Lab Entrepreneurs

How do you make entrepreneurs from grad student researchers? A Q&A with Grant Willson, legendary for  laboratory/classroom work resulting in new technologies shows how he infuses students with his entrepreneurial spirit.

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Remember what your mother taught you

Pearls of wisdom and welcome humor punctuated electric utility executive Thomas Baker's advice to 2009 graduates. 

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A Patented Success

In a career that has spanned nearly half a century, Dr. Adam Heller has repeatedly demonstrated an ability to turn scientific research into products that make a difference in people’s lives.

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Health, Energy, Climate Sustainability Advance in 2009

Researchers achieved significant progress in 2009 on studies ranging from cancer detection wands to calculating cost effective ways to slow global warming.

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