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The Environmental Science Institute advances the understanding of the environment and sustainability through the development of interdisciplinary research, education and outreach programs.


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  • Two ESI-affiliated faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering

    February 8, 2016
    "The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that David R. Maidment, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, and Bridget R. Scanlon, senior research scientist in the Jackson School of Geosciences, have been elected...
  • US News article: "The Southwest is Swallowing Texas"

    February 8, 2016
    A new article came out in U.S. News & World Report entitled "The Southwest is Swallowing Texas: As grass gives way to desert across the Lone Star State, the nation's fastest growing cities may be left high...
  • Support Hot Science - Cool Talks!

    January 23, 2016
    Hot Science - Cool Talks bring leading scientists and engineers to communicate their research to the public and the local K-12 educational community. Free and open to everyone, Hot Science - Cool Talks are much...

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