Tag: University of Texas at Austin

Rivals United with 20M each: Transformative Gifts Establish the J. Mike Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at Both UT and Texas A&M

In a rare occurrence and an extraordinary act of philanthropy, The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University each received $20 million gifts from J. Mike Walker to support their Departments of Mechanical Engineering. Walker is an alumnus of both schools and the co-founder of Dril-Quip. In honor of his generous donations, both departments have been officially renamed to the J. Mike… Read more »