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UH Society of Women Engineers Hosts High Schoolers

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Laurie Fickman
Launch into Engineering is a launch into fun for high schoolers
Launch into Engineering is a launch into fun for high schoolers

Approximately 120 Houston high school students blasted onto the UH campus to launch into engineering! The 5th annual “Launch into Engineering” is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) outreach event to attract college-bound students to the STEM fields.

UH engineering organizations offered different activities of interest to students and the high schoolers were able to do some hands-on work and speak to engineers and Cullen College students about the types of engineering disciplines and career opportunities available to engineers.

The event, sponsored by the UH Society of Women Engineers, provided, fun, food, facts and fervor for STEM. Find featured photos here.

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William A. Brookshire Leaves Legacy of Generosity and Dedication to the Cullen College

On May 19 at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Brookshire’s family will host a memorial on the UH campus at the Student Center, Houston Room. Friends and family are invited.

UH alumnus William A. Brookshire, Ph.D. (BSChE '57), co-founder and chairman of the board of S&B Engineers and Constructors, died on April 21, 2017.

Joseph Tedesco, Elizabeth D. Rockwell Dean of the Cullen College of Engineering said, “Dr. Brookshire was a fine gentleman and one of our great philanthropists, always in search of new ways to help students and professors. We will forever feel his generosity and his loss in equal measures.”

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