Topic: J.J. Pickle Research Campus

Greenhouse Gases Have Decreased 6 Percent, University of Texas at Austin Inventory Shows

March 4, 2009

Greenhouse gas emissions under the direct control of The University of Texas at Austin decreased about 6 percent from 2004 to 2006, placing the university in the mid-range of comparable universities that have completed inventories, an inventory of the main and J.J. Pickle Research campuses has shown.

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$750,000 Educational Grant Awarded for Engineering Diversity Outreach

Sept. 22, 2008

The Nuclear and Radiation Engineering and Thermal Fluids Systems programs in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded $750,000 to establish an outreach program with historically black colleges and universities to introduce students and faculty to nuclear science and engineering.

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Engineers to Conduct Fracture Test on 120-Foot Bridge Using Explosives

June 4, 2008

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the stability of a full-sized bridge in the event of a complete fracture of a steel girder.

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