Topic: Cockrell School of Engineering

Women Engineers chapter gets national award

Nov. 15, 2007
Women Engineers chapter gets national award

The Society of Women Engineers university chapter received five 2007 national awards for exemplary chapter work and individual research.

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Ph.D. student awarded Cockrell Fellowship

Nov. 15, 2007
Ph.D. student awarded Cockrell Fellowship

Maggie Phillips, a second year Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering, was awarded a multi-year Cockrell Fellowship. Phillips is recognized for her exceptional academic and research performance. She is working on a Ph.D.

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Engineer gets national appointment

Nov. 1, 2007
Engineer gets national appointment

Waymon Jackson, fire protection engineer for the Fire Prevention Services office, was appointed to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 72 Committee.

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University of Texas at Austin Professors Honored by National Science Organization

Oct. 25, 2007

Four professors at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected as 2007 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Education Notes: Graduate School Pipeline Programs

Oct. 25, 2007

Although African Americans and Hispanics make up 32 percent of all U.S. citizens in the average age range of Ph.D. candidates in arts and sciences, only seven percent of all doctoral recipients are black or Latino, according to a 2005 report from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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