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Unaquainted with stereotypes

Ask someone to describe the average engineer and you’ll likely hear the words smart, studious, serious. But stand-up comic, fashion editor and roller derby queen can also apply.

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Alumnus, Energy CEO Milton Lee on Sustainability

Alumnus Milton Lee, chief executive officer of CPS Energy, San Antonio, tells how municipal utilities diversify to achieve sustainability and affordability.

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A Crossroads in Outer Space: Faculty Perspectives

 In light of recent announcements about NASA's future, two aerospace engineering faculty, Drs. Bob Bishop and Wallace Fowler, offer their outlook for space exploration.

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Cockrell School Engineers Address Haiti and Chile Needs

Civil engineering faculty and their graduate students traveled to Haiti to assess damage, collect data and comfort locals.  News outlets carried the faculty's Haiti lessons to aid Chile recovery efforts.

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New Engineering Education and Research Center Approved

The UT Board of Regents approval allows design and fundraising to begin for the new inspirational, collaborative space.