Last month UT engineering students completed new water distribution systems at two resource-constrained schools in Patriensa, Ghana and Santa Cruz, Peru. The impact was huge—sanitation improved for more than 1,175 children, who now have access to clean drinking water. The students were participating in Projects for Underserved Communities (PUC), an innovative new course at the Cockrell School of Engineering that places learning on a global scale for students. It is a two-course sequence in project development and project design to help students develop engineering, project and leadership skills while providing much-needed services to underserved communities around the world. Read more .