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Main Building, Room 202
110 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G8000
Austin, Texas 78712-1509
Phone: 512-475-7000 | Fax: 512-475-7068
An undergraduate research advisor answers questions and presents strategies for getting involved in undergraduate research at UT. Info sessions are open to students from all disciplines and majors.
A panel of WGS Majors in WGS 379S Senior Seminar will present their research on Video Games and Gender:
Rio Salazar, and
This second part of the two day Research Symposium held by the Student Engineering Council will consist of dialogue between professors, graduate and post-doctoral students, and undergraduates. The theme of the panel will include choosing industry versus academia, why one should choose to attend graduate school, and the future of higher education with respect to engineering. Everyone has to make this decision at some point in their undergraduate career, some come receive helpful feedback from the professionals!
This first part of the two day Research Symposium held by the Student Engineering Council will consist of 15 to 20 minute long TED Talk-like speaker presentations from faculty about their research. Come learn about some of the real-world applications of engineering and the amazing things being done on this campus!
This event will showcase undergraduate research related to the Middle East. Selected student work will be displayed and presented, and light refreshments will be served.
IE Citizen Scholars will be hosting a research contest featuring the work of student researchers from all disciplines. There will be three cash prizes and refreshments.
Students can submit their abstract by March 25th to this google doc!
Submit abstract by March 25th, 2014 at 5 p.m. here: https://docs.google.com/a/utexas.edu/forms/d/1Hd2MlmVbWk2QzA1her6xkLm1hL...
A panel of WGS students in WGS 379S Senior Seminar will present their research papers on the theme of Transgender Issues and Media:
Marla Sobotik, and
A panel of WGS Majors will present their research papers on the theme of Gender & Politics:
Alyssa Cantu, and
For decades, particle physicists have searched for the elusive Higgs boson, the missing piece to the “Standard Model” that explains the world we see. In July 2012, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva announced that they found it. Dr. Sean Carroll will explain why the Higgs boson is so important, talk about the enormous challenge physicists overcame to build the LHC and get it running, and consider what the future of particle physics will look like. The talk is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.
Sean Carroll is a physicist and author. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1993, and is now on the faculty at the California Institute of Technology. His research focuses on fundamental physics and cosmology, especially issues of dark matter, dark energy, and the origin of the universe. Carroll is the author of The Particle at the End of the Universe and From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time. He frequently consults for film and television, and has been featured on television shows such as The Colbert Report, PBS’s Nova, and Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman.
Work from Assistant Professor Danelle Briscoe’s fall 2013 visual communications course, titled Material Information: Design Thru Fabrication, is exhibited in the front lobby of Goldsmith Hall.
The four-week project involved biomimetic exploration, reseach, and development through conceptual form-making in the information model database. Driven from a component/system relationship, the goal was a precise description of a complex, three-dimensional surface facade, ceiling, or other with material consequences.
The projects were meant to interrogate the innate characteristics, behavior, and/or capacities of a selected material as a more active agent in the design process. Students were asked to consider a design morphology that cross-referenced the strengths or behavior of one material or element to design or create another.