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Dean Fenves: We Must Inspire Future Engineers Now

In a recent editorial, Dean Gregory L. Fenves emphasized the need to inspire young engineers, create a vision for the future and invest in higher education.

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Rainwater Harvesting Study

Using rainwater from your roof to water plants seems simple enough, right? But a new study by engineering faculty and students finds that the type of roofing material used can make a big difference in water quality.

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Students Celebrate E-Week

Cockrell School of Engineering students are participating in a wide array of quirky activities this week in celebration of E-Week. View a slideshow featuring various events.

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Igniting Economic Impact for Texas, U.S.

Envision an epicenter of engineering education — a place that fosters interdisciplinary research, innovation and collaboration at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Inspiring Future Engineers One Outreach Event at a Time

Thanks to outreach efforts, the Cockrell School engages with more than 9,000 K-12 students annually. Along the way, we're helping to reverse the nation's declining math and science trend.

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