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Live from SXSWi

The Cockrell School showcased some of its research rockstars at Friday night's South by Southwest Interactive kickoff event at Austin Music Hall. View photos from the event.

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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