The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will host the nation’s two biggest collegiate solar car races — the Formula Sun Grand Prix and the American Solar Challenge. Student solar car teams from universities around the world, including UT Austin, will be in Austin to compete in the two back-to-back competitions.
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business will be established jointly by the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer Ian McEwan (b. 1948), one of the most distinguished novelists of his generation.
Statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers on the White House Report About Sexual Assaults on American College Campuses
The following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding the recent report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault:
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
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.
“Perception Unfolds: Looking at Deborah Hay’s Dance” will open Feb. 23 at the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin. The three-month exhibition will present an innovative union of art, dance and technology within a museum setting.
AUSTIN, Texas — In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition “The World at War, 1914–1918.” The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.
“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
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