Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Cockrell School is committed to building an inclusive environment, free from all forms of hate, racism and injustice, where students, faculty and staff feel safe and supported. Every member of our school community — whoever you are, wherever you are from and whatever you believe — is valued. Never forget that you belong here.

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The DEI Plan is a defined framework and set of initiatives that will guide our future decisions and investments across all departments and communities.    Learn more

Faces of Texas Engineering

September 22, 2020
Alumnus Reflects on Experiences in Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program

When he’s not serving as a technical sales consultant at Halliburton, Omar Gomez (B.S. Petroleum Engineering 2012) is an advocate for STEM education, mentoring younger generations interested in pursuing an engineering career. As an active member of the Cockrell ... Read the story

August 25, 2020
Alumnus Archie Holmes Named Executive Vice Chancellor at UT System

Archie L. Holmes Jr., vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Virginia, will be the next executive vice chancellor of academic affairs at The University of Texas System. Holmes received his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1991 from ... Read the story

August 13, 2020
Changing the World While Changing Diapers: A Couple’s Non-Traditional Path to Becoming Texas Engineers

To be an undergraduate student in the Cockrell School of Engineering means you are opening doors for your future as you pursue a degree that will help you impact society and change the world. It also means that for ... Read the story

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