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Yahoo! Donates to Center for Engineering Outreach

December 5,2006 – Yahoo! has announced that its co-founder, Jerry Yang, will donate $250,000 to the Center for Engineering Outreach over the next two years in honor of AT&T Chairman of the Board and CEO Edward E. Whitacre Jr.

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Chandler Gives Keynote Address at Tripoli Rocketry Association Banquet

July 10,2006 – John Chandler, Ph.D., a director of the Center for Engineering Outreach, was featured as a guest speaker for the Tripoli Rocketry Association's annual meeting.

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Texas Space Grant Consortium Funds Center Proposal

May 11, 2006 – Highlighting a long-standing commitment to aero-science education, the Texas Space Grant consortium has awarded the Center for Engineering Outreach $15,000 to continue its development of space related curriculum for K-12 education.

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Pre-college Engineering Academy Teacher Receives Presidential Award

May 5, 2006 – President George W. Bush honored science teacher Nancy Schunke, from Dunbar Middle School in Lubbock, as a recipient of the 2005 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation’s highest honor for science and math teachers.

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Center Receives Funding from Halliburton

March 8, 2006 – Recognizing a continued commitment to K-12 engineering outreach, Halliburton has awarded the Center for Engineering Outreach $25,000 in foundation funding to continue the center's outreach efforts.

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Texas Tech Celebrates Innaugural Pink Engineering Day

February 22, 2006 – Celebrating women in engineering, Texas Tech students traded their typical colors of red and black for pink to support the first-ever Pink Engineering Day.

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Celebrating Pioneering Women in Engineering

February 22, 2006 – Although today's women are encouraged to learn about math, science and engineering, it hasn't always been so easy for girls that wanted to grow up to help solve problems.

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