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Spring Commencement Honors Impressive Class of Graduates

Across all departments, the Cockrell School’s 2013 graduates exude strong leadership, creative thinking and academic excellence.

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WIALD Designs, Builds and Launches BalloonSat

The Women in Aerospace for Leadership and Development student group successfully launched and retrieved payloads from a weather balloon on a windy Texas morning.

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Scientists Investigate Mysteries of Methane Hydrates

UT Austin researchers want to show the risks and rewards of methane hydrates as a potential source of natural gas.

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Alumni at NI Pay it Forward to Support Student Projects

UT alumni at National Instruments are helping the Cockrell School make big strides toward building a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary learning center and laboratory space on the Forty Acres.

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Launch Successful: Alum's Second Space Mission Begins

Mechanical engineering alumna and astronaut Karen Nyberg shared her experiences before her May 28 return to the International Space Station.

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