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

May 31, 2021
5 Questions with the Cockrell School’s O4U Leaders

As we prepare to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride month throughout June, we sat down with two recent Texas Engineering graduates, Emil Yongoueth (B.S. ASE 2020) and Joey Saad (B.S. ChE 2020), to talk about their experiences as students and professionals ... Read the story

May 24, 2021
Meet Katharine Fisher, This Year's Outstanding Scholar-Leader

Katharine Fisher is this year's Outstanding Scholar-Leader for the Cockrell School of Engineering — an award that recognizes one graduating student annually for hard work and leadership inside and outside the classroom. However, things may have been very different ... Read the story

March 29, 2021
Interview with Alumna Carmen Wright

Carmen Wright is the first Black woman to graduate with a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from UT Austin. We sat down with Wright to learn more about her other "firsts" and how she encourages others to not let being ... Read the story

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