Topic: Women in Engineering Program

Cockrell School of Engineering Sees Highest Female Enrollment Numbers Ever

Oct. 3, 2013

This fall, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has set records in its female enrollment. The school reported the highest percentage of incoming female freshmen and the largest number of female undergraduates enrolled.

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Two Engineering Students Among Only 15 in the Nation to Receive $250,000 Hertz Fellowships

April 4, 2012

Two engineering students at The University of Texas at Austin are among only 15 students in the nation selected this year to receive a five-year, $250,000 Hertz Foundation Fellowship to pursue graduate research at the university of their choice.

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Engineering, Natural Sciences Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Study Materials Critical for New Technologies

Sept. 8, 2011

Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded a nearly $3 million competitive grant from the National Science Foundation to study materials that are vital to the development of a broad range of technologies, including everything from cell phones to large-scale energy storage.

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UT Students Celebrate National Engineers Week with Free and Quirky Competitions

Feb. 17, 2011

Engineers may be known for excelling in math and science, but students at the Cockrell School of Engineering are proving they also have singing and dancing skills, among other things, that could impress even "American Idol" judges.

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Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2010

March 19, 2010
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2010

The Women in Engineering Program hosted its ninth annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Saturday, Feb. 20. Nearly 1,600 elementary and middle school girls visited campus to explore fun, grade-specific, hands-on engineering activities such as designing an electrical circuit to create an electric butterfly, creating bubble wands and the bounciest ball.

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