Media Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

EVENT: The university’s first Computational Medicine Day. WHEN: May 13, 2014. WHERE: The O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences, Avaya Auditorium, 201 E. 24th St., Austin, Texas 78712. BACKGROUND: The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) Committee on Computational Medicine (Professor Michael Sacks, chair) will host the invitational Computational Medicine Day in…   » Continue Reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Remembers on May 2 to Honor Members of University Community Who Died in Past Year

EVENT: UT Remembers, a day of remembrance honoring more than 180 members of the university community — students and current and retired faculty and staff members — who died during the previous year.

Student Teams from 12 Countries Will Compete in Annual Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, takes place May 1-3 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

“World War I Film Series” Highlights Films Made During and About First World War

“World War I Film Series” Highlights Films Made During and About First World War

EVENT: The Harry Ransom Center, Paramount Theatre and Austin Film Society present the “World War I Film Series” throughout the summer. WHEN: Various dates in May, June and July WHERE: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe streets; The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave.; Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. BACKGROUND: Join the Ransom…   » Continue Reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Digital Editor of The Economist to Speak at UT Austin on March 5

Tom Standage, digital editor at The Economist, will examine the flow of human history through the ages of beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola at an event March 5 hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s IC² Institute.

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2,000 Volunteers Expected at the 15th Annual Project on Saturday

More than 2,000 University of Texas at Austin volunteers are expected to participate in The Project, one of the largest one-day student-run service events in the nation.

Houston Family Donates $5 Million Toward Construction of Graduate Business School

Houston Family Donates $5 Million Toward Construction of Graduate Business School

Bob and Marcie Zlotnik, founders of Houston energy company StarTex Power and alumni of The University of Texas at Austin, have pledged $5 million toward the construction of Robert B. Rowling Hall, the new graduate education building at the McCombs School of Business.

Blanton Exhibition Sheds Light on Art and Lives of Artists Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Blanton Exhibition Sheds Light on Art and Lives of Artists Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

“Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,” which opens at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin on Feb. 23, celebrates the close friendship between two of the most significant American artists of the postwar era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007).

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

AUSTIN, Texas — The Blanton Museum of Art, in partnership with the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, will present a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements and ideology of pre-Inka (also known as “Inca”) cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. “Between Mountains and…   » Continue Reading

Undergraduate Students Have New Opportunity to Explore Energy Careers at The University of Texas at Austin

An increased interest in energy careers has sparked the development of a specialized undergraduate energy path for students at The University of Texas at Austin.