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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DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION PLAN

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

November 16, 2020
Texas Engineering Alumna Honored With Inaugural ASME Leadership Award

Cockrell School of Engineering alumna Columbia Mishra has been named the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Foundation’s inaugural Lakshmi Singh Early Career Leadership Award winner. The award, named for a 31-year-old ASME leader who died unexpectedly in 2015, ... Read the story

Jeannie Leavitt in cockpit of jet
November 07, 2020

As a young Air Force ROTC cadet at The University of Texas, Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt was fascinated with the idea of flying, and at that point, it was purely an idea. Family travel during her childhood consisted only ... Read the story

October 26, 2020
Texas Engineering Alumna Melanie Weber Honored as 2020 Outstanding Young Texas Ex

Cockrell School alumna Melanie Weber (B.S. ASE 2004) was one of four UT Austin alumni selected to receive the 2020 Outstanding Young Texas Exes Award. The prestigious award, first initiated in 1979, recognizes Texas Exes age 39 and ... Read the story

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