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April 3-20, 2023 | Department of Art and Art History Research Week Exhibition
ART Second Floor
The Department of Art and Art History will host an exhibition from April 3-20 in the second-floor hallway gallery in the ART building, with an opening event on Thursday, April 6 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition will showcase a range of work including drawing, sculpture, video, installation, and photography.

April 4, 2023 | Bridging Disciplines Programs Poster Session
MAI 212, 2-4 p.m.
Students in the Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDPs) will present posters on the work they have been doing in their internship and research Connecting Experiences, and students in the Digital Arts & Media BDP will present digital demos of their creative project Connecting Experiences.

April 5, 2023 | Longhorn Research Poster Session
PCL UFCU Room, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
The Longhorn Research Poster Session exhibits scholarly and creative work and gives students from across a variety of colleges and schools the chance to present their achievements to a campus-wide audience. Presenters will participate in one of three 90-minute sessions (9-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 1-2:30 p.m.).

April 5, 2023 | Liberal Arts: Getting Started in Research
RLP 1.302B, 1-2 p.m.
Volunteer faculty and graduate undergraduate students will discuss how they got started in liberal arts research, opportunities at UT Austin, funding resources, and underrepresentation in research in a Q&A-style presentation.

April 5, 2023 | Liberal Arts: Navigating Library Resources for Research
RLP 1.302B, 2-3 p.m.
A library representative will talk about how to productively search for primary and secondary sources for research purposes, such as crafting literature reviews or finding research questions.

April 5, 2023 | Liberal Arts: The Ins and Outs of the IRB
RLP 1.302B, 3-4 p.m.
A representative of the IRB department at UT Austin will talk about the general process of the IRB (from submission of IRB forms to receiving study approval), FAQs, and resources they have to make this process as smooth as possible.

April 5, 2023 | STEM Research Abroad
WEL 2.31, 5-6 p.m.
Are you interested in doing research in a foreign setting, or expanding your current research opportunities to an international setting? Come learn more on April 5 from 5-6 p.m. in WEL 2.310 about research opportunities for STEM students. We’ll review the different program options and funding opportunities, as well as provide resources and time for questions. If you are interested in the presentation but can’t make it, please email presenter Timothy Myers at and we will share the slides with you.

April 6, 2023 | Department of Art and Art History Research Week Exhibition
ART 2nd floor, 5-7 p.m.
Opening event for the Department of Art and Art History exhibition. The exhibition will showcase a range of work including drawing, sculpture, video, installation, and photography.

April 7, 2023 | iSchool Capstone Poster Session
SZB 4.508, 12-1 p.m.
Students in the capstone course for the School of Information will present posters detailing their capstone experiences.

April 12, 2023 | Shine Awards For Excellence in Research & Research Mentorship
Zoom event
Please join us for the third Shine Awards for Excellence in Research and Research Mentorship, a celebration of investigation and inquiry at Dell Medical School made possible through the generosity of Ken Shine, M.D., courtesy professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Dell Med and former executive vice chancellor for health affairs at UT. The ceremony will include the granting of three Shine Awards for Excellence in Research by Trainees and one Shine Award for Excellence in Research Mentorship by Faculty, as well as a keynote address. Presentations from the recipients of the Shine Award for Excellence in Research by Trainees will accompany the festivities along with an opportunity for audience Q&A. Register to attend.

April 13-14, 2023 | CNS Honors Thesis Symposium
WCP Third Floor, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The 2023 CNS Honors Thesis Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 13 and Friday, April 14 in the Willam C. Powers Student Activity Center. Students from the Dean’s Scholars, Health Science Scholars, and Polymathic Scholars honors programs will present their thesis work in a series of curated panels.

April 13, 2023 | Dean’s Scholars Distinguished Lecture Series
5 p.m.; register for event location
The Dean’s Scholars Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes scientist and Nobel Laureate in physiology or medicine, Dr. Michael W. Young. Come join Dr. Young as he presents his award-winning research on how interactions between “clock” genes of circadian clocks can affect a host of biological functions in organisms from fruit flies to humans.

April 14, 2023 | Day of Digital Humanities
PCL Learning Lab 1, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
The University of Texas Libraries, the Initiative for Digital Humanities, and LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship host lightning talks about digital projects, both nascent and developed, for the Day of Digital Humanities. Participants with a wide range of expertise and in a variety of roles, including alt-ac positions, employment outside of higher education, and graduate and undergraduate students, are invited to submit. Lightning talks will be 5 minutes long and can be a presentation on an existing project, a project underway, or a project that you have just started to conceive, and its contribution to the digital humanities at UT Austin.

April 14, 2023 | Undergraduate Research Forum
Welch Grand Hall Concourse, 1-6 p.m.
The CNS Forum is a day to celebrate undergraduate research in the College of Natural Sciences. This year, Forum will take place on Friday, April 14, in the Welch Hall Grand Concourse, with online reviewing and judging beginning Wednesday, April 12. As a Forum participant, you can present your work in a poster format as an individual or as part of a team. All participants will receive feedback on their poster presentations and be able to connect with judges, who include current faculty, graduate students, alumni, industry representatives, and other distinguished guests. The best and most innovative presentations at Forum are recognized with awards. Whether it be as a participant or an attendee, this is an amazing opportunity to network with peers and professionals while supporting and celebrating science.

April 18, 2023 | Society for Advancing Gender Equity in STEM — Research Networking Event
MBB 1.21, 4-5:30 p.m.
We invite undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, faculty and staff to attend out research networking event. This event will be an excellent opportunity to meet new people and exchange ideas. Whether you’re looking to get involved in research, seeking students to join your lab, or just looking to connect with the research community, this event is for you! This event is hosted by the Society for Advancing Gender Equity in STEM (SAGES). SAGES is united in empowering women and underrepresented genders in STEM to be leaders at UT and beyond. Please RSVP to attend.