Placing well above schools like MIT and Georgia Tech, the two University of Texas Design-Build-Fly teams from the Aerospace Engineering Department recently showed the world what Texans already knew: Longhorns know airplanes.

Thomas Hughes has been elected to Foreign Associate of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

This year marked the 50th reunion for the Class of 1960, and members celebrated by attending a number of campus activities and rekindling long-lost friendships.

Sarah Kitten was selected as one of six recipients of the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Staff Excellence Award for 2009-10.

The UT Austin chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is hosting Thomas Pickens III, President and CEO of Astrotech.