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Admissions Session: Next Steps for Already Admitted Students
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
This session, led by an admissions counselor, will offer information about the next steps for seniors in high school who have already been admitted to UT Austin. Advance registration is encouraged. http://bealonghorn.utexas.edu/exploreut
Area Event Type Audience Location
Office of Admissions Lecture Prospective Students (General) BUR 106
Texas Science Transfer: Transfer Student Support Organization
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Visit members of Texas Science Transfer (TST), a new organization helping College of Natural Science transfer students transition more easily into The University of Texas. TST offers scholarships, volunteer and research opportunities and a mentor program.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Natural Sciences Display All Ages North Speedway Mall
( WEL 2nd Floor Hallway)
The Wonderful World of Talking, Moving and Feeling Plants
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Plants have wondrous, unexpected abilities to sense stimuli and communicate with each other and animals. See a multi-media display highlighting these abilities along with time-lapse photography of plant growth. Discover language plants use to communicate.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Natural Sciences Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages WEL 2nd Floor Hallway
Discover the Hispanic Health Professions Organization
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Learn about the Hispanic Health Professions Organization, a student service and education group with a focus on promoting cultural camaraderie while creating a positive impact on health in the Hispanic and other underrepresented communities.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Natural Sciences Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages North Speedway Mall
( WEL 2nd Floor Hallway)
Drugs in the Pop Culture
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Join current students in the PharmD program for presentations that will cover definitions and examples of drugs in pop culture.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Pharmacy Hands-on Activity / Interactive Teens (12-18 years old) PHR PHR 4.114
Drugs in the Pop Culture
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Join current students in the PharmD program for presentations that will cover definitions and examples of drugs in pop culture.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Pharmacy Hands-on Activity / Interactive Teens (12-18 years old) PHR PHR 4.114
Lyndon Johnson and His Times Exhibit
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
This exhibit will introduce you to President Johnson with a time line of his life. You can pick up a telephone and hear LBJ making decisions, explore LBJ’s telephone conversations, and get some laughs with Animatronic LBJ’s storytelling.
Area Event Type Audience Location
LBJ Library and Museum Display All Ages LBJ 3rd Floor Exhibit
Life in the White House Exhibit
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Step into a replica of the Oval Office, enjoy the view from Lady Bird Johnson’s office, and learn about the Johnson family in the new exhibits at the LBJ Presidential Library.
Area Event Type Audience Location
LBJ Library and Museum Display All Ages LBJ 10th Floor Exhibit
LBJ’s Presidency Exhibit
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
This exhibit explores both domestic and foreign affairs during LBJ’s administration in the 1960s. Our newly remodeled exhibit space will guide you through LBJ’s presidency and legacy through images, artifacts, and interactive exhibits.
Area Event Type Audience Location
LBJ Library and Museum Display All Ages LBJ 4th Floor Exhibit
Run the Texas Flag with Alpha Phi Omega
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Alpha Phi Omega (APO) is known for their impressive running of the world’s largest Texas flag at UT’s football games. Join APO members to learn more about their organization and service to UT. You can test your skills at running a smaller Texas flag.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Intercollegiate Athletics Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages MAI East Flag Courtyard
Space Exploration: From Science Fiction to the Texas Spacecraft Laboratory
11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Travel to space with a Hot Science-Cool Talks lecture by Dr. Glenn Lightsey from the Texas Spacecraft Lab. Learn how space exploration actually happens versus what is seen in science fiction. Learn about exciting spacecraft discoveries made here at UT.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Jackson School of Geosciences Lecture All Ages SAC 1.402, Auditorium
Children’s International Festival: Medieval Children’s Crafts
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM
Create your own medieval shields and crowns similar to those worn during the medieval time period.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages East Mall
( FAC Veranda)
Children’s International Festival
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM
Experience cultures of South Asia, Ecuador, Russia, Greece, Africa, South America and the Middle East. Go back in time with medieval crafts.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages East Mall
( FAC Veranda)
Wheel of Majors
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM
Step right up. Spin the Wheel of Majors and learn about what the College of Liberal Arts has to offer. You will receive an honorary diploma and a taste of what you might learn in some of our diverse areas of study.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages East Mall
( FAC Veranda)
Bacteria Are All Around Us
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
View the hidden (and surprisingly beautiful) world of microbes and bacteria through microscopes.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Natural Sciences Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages WEL 2nd Floor Hallway
Lollipop Flowers
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Join staff from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to make ’lollipop’ flowers. Look at flowers of different shapes and colors to learn which pollinators might visit each flower. Then choose a flower type to use in modeling your own lollipop flower.
Area Event Type Audience Location
School of Architecture Hands-on Activity / Interactive Children Under 12 WEL 2.100
Demolition of Floating Bridges
11:00 AM - 1:40 PM
The military builds floating bridges to help tanks cross bodies of water. Explore floating bridges with the Society of American Military Engineers. Design your own balsa wood floating bridge and test its strength to see how much weight it can hold.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering Hands-on Activity / Interactive Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) RLM 7.104
Guided Tours of "The World at War 1914-1918" Exhibition
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
The exhibition illuminates the experience of the war from the point of view of participants and observers, preserved for a 21st century generation through letters, drafts, and diaries, memoirs and novels, photographs and drawings, and propaganda posters.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Tour Adults HRC Galleries
Guided Tours of "The World at War 1914-1918" Exhibition
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
The exhibition illuminates the experience of the war from the point of view of participants and observers, preserved for a 21st century generation through letters, drafts, and diaries, memoirs and novels, photographs and drawings, and propaganda posters.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Tour Adults HRC Galleries
Guided Tours of "The World at War 1914-1918" Exhibition
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
The exhibition illuminates the experience of the war from the point of view of participants and observers, preserved for a 21st century generation through letters, drafts, and diaries, memoirs and novels, photographs and drawings, and propaganda posters.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Tour Adults HRC Galleries
Guided Tours of "The World at War 1914-1918" Exhibition
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
The exhibition illuminates the experience of the war from the point of view of participants and observers, preserved for a 21st century generation through letters, drafts, and diaries, memoirs and novels, photographs and drawings, and propaganda posters.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Tour Adults HRC Galleries
Guided Tours of "The World at War 1914-1918" Exhibition
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
The exhibition illuminates the experience of the war from the point of view of participants and observers, preserved for a 21st century generation through letters, drafts, and diaries, memoirs and novels, photographs and drawings, and propaganda posters.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Tour Adults HRC Galleries
Create a Cyanotype Print
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Make your own cyanotype, an image created by using a simple photographic process invented in the 1850s and featured in the Ransom Center’s photography collection. Take home a beautiful rendering of your own.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages HRC South Atrium
Maker Space Engineering: Water Jet, Milling and 3D Printer Technology
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Explore Computer Numerical Control machines in action in the Mechanical Engineering Maker Space. Check out water jet, milling and 3D printing demonstrations.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Display All Ages ETC 1.210
Create a Puff-Mobile and Test Your Wind Energy in Blowing it as Far as Possible
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Join the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers to design and create your own puff-powered vehicle using simple materials. Take a deep breath, blow, and see how far your puff-mobile will go.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering Hands-on Activity / Interactive Children Under 12 RLM 7.112 and 7.114
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