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Research Week Events

April 2, 2024 | Dean’s Scholars Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Sara Seager
WEL 2.224, 5-6 p.m.
Dr. Sara Seager, astrophysicist from MIT, will be presenting her research on exoplanets for members of the UT community.

April 2-19, 2024 | Year of AI research events
It’s the Year of AI at The University of Texas at Austin, and AI-related events are taking place throughout April. Programming includes events on medical AI, distinguished lectures, and a machine learning symposium. Find out more at this link.

April 4, 2024 | 2023 Undergraduate Writing and Research Awards
PCL Learning Lab 1, 12:30-2 p.m.
Please join us as the Center for the Skills & Experience Flags honors the winners of the 2023 Information Literacy and Writing Flag Awards. A Zoom livestream will also be available for those who cannot attend in person at this link.

April 9, 2024 | Bridging Disciplines Programs Poster Session
MAI 212, 2-4 p.m.
At the annual Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) Poster Session, students pursuing an interdisciplinary BDP certificate will present posters on their research and internship experiences and demo their creative projects.

April 10, 2024 | Longhorn Research Poster Session
PCL UFCU Room, 9-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 1-2:30 p.m.
The Longhorn Research Poster Session (LRPS) is an exhibition of 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. For Research Week 2024, Longhorn Research Poster Session presenters will participate in one of three sessions taking place in the Perry-Castañeda Library from 9-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and 1-2:30 p.m. on April 10.

April 10, 2024 | UT Computer Science Undergraduate Research Showcase
GDC 2.1, 5-7 p.m.
UT Computer Science Undergraduate Students will showcase their cutting-edge, innovative research highlighting the multidisciplinary applications of Computer Science.

April 11, 2024 | Modern Languages In and Out of the Classroom: Roundtable on Research, Internships, and Creative Student Projects in French and Italian
HRH Jessen Auditorium, 3-5 p.m.
Students showcase how they are using their knowledge of French and Italian in creative ways inside and outside of the classroom. Topics range from student research and thesis projects, internships, study abroad experiences, and creative pieces.

April 12, 2024 | Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program Annual Symposium
GWB 2.206, 2-5 p.m.
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program will hold its Annual Research Symposium on Friday, April 12, 2024. The MMUF fellows will present their independent research projects on various humanities-focused topics.

April 15-16, 2024 | Plan II Thesis Symposium
RLP 1.302, 10 a.m.
Every November and April, seniors in the Plan II Honors Program present their original thesis research in a series of oral presentations. The Senior Thesis Symposium is comprised of sessions covering a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including literature, science, history, creative writing, music, healthcare, engineering, philosophy, business, and politics. We are proud to announce our Spring 2024 Plan II Thesis Symposium on April 15 and April 16, 10:00 in the Glickman Conference Center. Complimentary refreshments will be provided for attendees. Each symposium is open to the public. All Plan II students, faculty, and family members are especially encouraged to attend.

April 17, 2024 | Research Pop-Up + Fuel Up
WCP 4.112, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join the Humanities Institute and the Digital Humanities Lab for a morning of innovation and indulgence! Showcase: Step into the world of discovery with our year-end research exhibition. Witness the groundbreaking work that’s shaping the future! Refresh: Fuel up with some sweet Krispy Kreme treats. Pop in, perk up, and fuel your curiosity!

April 17, 2024 | Moody Honors Capstone Research and Creativity
CMA 5.136, 1-2:15 p.m.
Poster session showcase of capstone projects from Moody College Honors Program students. Projects include research theses, short documentary films, communication campaigns, educational modules, films scripts, organizational programming plans, educational modules, digital publications. Majors represented include Advertising, Communication and Leadership, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Ratio-Television-Film, and Speech-Language-Hearing.

April 18-19, 2024 | CNS Honors Thesis Symposium
The 2023 CNS Honors Thesis Symposium will take place on Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19 in the Willam C. Powers Student Activity Center and Welch Hall. Undergraduate students in Dean’s Scholars, Health Science Scholars, and Polymathic Scholars will present their capstone research in faculty-moderated panels over two days.

April 19, 2024 | Technology & Science Undergraduate Research Forum
WEL Grand Concourse, 1-6 p.m.
The Technology & Science Undergraduate Research Forum is held each spring in the Welch Hall Grand Concourse. Hundreds of individual and team research presentations are showcased, including innovative student work from the Freshman Research Initiative and Inventors Program. A reception and awards ceremony follows the poster presentations.

April 24, 2024 | Geography & Sustainability Studies Undergraduate Research Symposium
RLP 1.302B, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Undergraduate majors in sustainability studies, geography, EVS, or urban studies will showcase their research via a poster based symposium. Food, drinks and music included!

April 24, 2024 | International Relations and Global Studies Honors Poster Symposium
BAT 5.108, 3:30-5 p.m.
International Relations and Global Studies (IRG) invites you to a poster symposium showcasing the thesis projects of the 2023-24 IRG honors cohort. Support interdisciplinary undergraduate student research on our most pressing global challenges, and enjoy complimentary refreshments!