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MCW Reading: Poet Jane Miller
Jane Miller is the author of the poetry volumes Thunderbird, A Palace of Pearls, Wherever You Lay Your Head, Memory at These Speeds: New & Selected...
Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building (POB)
Hot Science - Cool Talk "Sleuthing, The Avengers & Chemistry"
Discover how superheroes like the Avengers use chemistry to keep villains in check and save the world, and how forensic chemistry can help real-life crime...
Burdine Hall (BUR)
Blanton Block Party
The Blanton Block Party is back! Join us for a free day-to-night community festival to kick off Spring and celebrate the big changes on our block. It’s...
Blanton Museum of Art (BMA)