Students at The University of Texas at Austin are taking advantage of HornRaiser, the university’s first crowdfunding platform, to garner community support for innovative extracurricular projects that embrace the university’s motto, “What Starts Here Changes the World.”
AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin architecture student Jessica Glennie has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious graduate scholarships in the world. “On behalf of the whole Longhorn family, I congratulate Jessica on this great honor,” said UT Austin President Bill Powers. “I’m excited to see how she will use… » Continue Reading
John Russell Beaumont, a Plan II Honors Program and architecture graduate from The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship, one of the most coveted study abroad scholarships available.
According to a survey done by DesignIntelligence, The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture ranks second in the nation for student satisfaction.
EVENT: Public announcement and launch of Austin’s Historical Survey Wiki WHEN: Noon, Monday, June 4 WHERE: Austin City Hall Council Chambers, 301 W. Second St., 2nd floor BACKGROUND: The Austin Historical Survey Wiki will offer site visitors an overview of historic buildings, properties and landscapes that tell the history of Austin. The project is a… » Continue Reading
Event: Latitudes 4: Architecture in the Americas When: Thursday, March 29, 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday, March 30, 1 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Where: Goldsmith Hall, Mebane Gallery Background: Latitudes 4 is a two-day symposium reflecting on architecture in the Americas, organized by the Center for American Architecture and Design and co-sponsored by the School of Architecture and the… » Continue Reading
Nineteen undergraduate students from the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin will visit Santa Rosa, Honduras, Jan. 2-8 to finish construction on a school and community center they helped design and build.
The undergraduate program in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin was ranked 2nd in the nation for 2012, and its graduate program was ranked 11th by DesignIntelligence, a journal that produces the only national rankings for accredited bachelor's and master's programs in architecture in the United States.
Event: The Centennial Celebration for historic Battle Hall on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. The event is free and open to the public. When: 5-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11. Where: The University of Texas at Austin. Opening remarks by Lawrence Speck in Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall at 5 p.m., followed… » Continue Reading
Conference to Explore Best Practices for Connecting Affordable Homes and Public Transit in the Austin Area
WHAT: "Housing + Transit: Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region" will teach attendees about the on-the-ground strategies that work to link housing and public transit, ensuring that people of all income levels have equal access to both affordable housing and public transit. WHO: Experts, elected officials and policymakers will come together… » Continue Reading