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Civil Engineering Academy Inducts New Members

Seven years ago the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering became the first Cockrell School of Engineering department to create an academy to honor its alumni.

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From Classroom to Space: Engineering Students Launch Hand-Built Satellites

Not only does what starts here change the world, for the past month it has been orbiting the world in the first Cockrell School student-developed space mission.

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Philanthropy Profiles: Grad Uses Would-be Rent Money to Fund Scholarship in Parents' Name

A call to action from Ernie Cockrell helped inspire Paolo Puccini's creative gift to his parents. With ExxonMobil's matching program, the gift was made possible.

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Building a 'Green Star State'

Graduate student Melissa Lott talks about renewable energy in Texas and how the Lone Star State is quickly becoming the Green Star State.

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Fall 2010 Commencement

More than 600 students participated in the Cockrell School's Fall 2010 Commencement Ceremony Saturday, Dec. 4. View a photo slideshow from the celebration.