The College of Pharmacy joins the rest of The University of Texas at Austin community on Saturday, March 3 as it flings open its doors to welcome visitors for Explore UT 2012, the biggest open house in Texas. Events throughout the campus begin at 11 a.m. and continue through 5 p.m.
Almost 400 activities are planned across the campus allowing visitors an opportunity to experience firsthand the world of discovery that is a part of daily life at the university. All events are free and open to the public. A full schedule of campus programming is available at the Explore UT Web site.
Under the theme of a science safari, a variety of events and activities are scheduled at the College of Pharmacy including information targeted to prospective students in both pharmacy and nursing, current events topics of general interest, free health screenings, and fun activities for the kid in all of us. For the first time in the 13-year history of the event, the School of Nursing will join College of Pharmacy in presenting programming in the pharmacy complex. See the full schedule of pharmacy/nursing events.
With so many events, it's impossible to see and do everything in one day. Campus organizers advise visitors to plan in advance by using the Explore UT Web site to identify times for events they do not want to miss or simply wander the campus choosing as they go along.
Last year more than 30,000 visitors took the opportunity to visit campus for Explore UT where they experienced the university community through activities that included unraveling the mysteries of science, learning new dance steps, climbing a rock wall, and monitoring their health.
For the day-long celebration, the campus is organized around six realms of discovery including
The Explore UT Web site also includes information concerning parking, information booths including schedule guides, and available food vendors.
See also: Welcome from Diane B. Ginsburg,
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Coordinator, Explore UT Pharmacy Programs
Last Reviewed: January 23, 2012