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Celebrating Eon, a New Art Installation in Welch Hall

Celebrating Eon, a New Art Installation in Welch Hall

Landmarks today unveiled its newest commission in the recently renovated Welch Hall, a 37.7 x 8.93 foot video installation by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp, titled Eon, which takes its inspiration from the symbiosis. At a celebration with the artist and curatorial contributor Rudolf Frieling of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Dean Goldbart spoke about the digital work and its significance for the scientific community. 

Working Safely through the Fall

​The dean and fellow members of the College Leadership Team alerted staff about plans for working in the College of Natural Sciences through the rest of 2020.

A Commitment to Inclusion in Texas Mathematics and Science

A Commitment to Inclusion in Texas Mathematics and Science

​Dean Goldbart sent a message to the community after Interim President Jay Hartzell announced that the building once named for R.L. Moore would be renamed and that Painter Hall would soon have a new Heman M. Sweatt entrance.

Your Ideas in a Time of Momentum

Dean Goldbart emailed the college​ community requesting help in constructing a more inclusive path forward for the College of Natural Sciences.

New Lateral Communities Initiative

Dean Goldbart emailed college staff and supervisors to introduce the Lateral Communities initiative.

ICMB Leadership and Graduate Programs to Affiliate with the Department of Molecular Biosciences

​Dean Goldbart informed members of the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology and the Molecular Biosciences Department community about some upcoming changes.

A time for reflection

A message to the College of Natural Sciences community​from Dean Paul Goldbart and colleagues supporting the #ShutDownStem movement.

Standing Together in the College of Natural Sciences - Updated

Standing Together in the College of Natural Sciences - Updated

A message from Dean Paul Goldbart to the College of Natural Sciences community underscores the need to stand in solidarity and support one another. This post was updated on Tuesday, June 2 to include a statement from the CNS Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


Where We Stand in Natural Sciences

Dean Goldbart wrote a message to all college staff as progress toward planning for the fall and consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak continue.

Three New National Academy of Sciences Members

Dean Goldbart alerted key supporters of the College to some good news after a vote by the National Academy of Sciences to elect three more faculty to the Academy. The additions bring the total number of NAS members in UT Austin Natural Sciences to 16, and five additional faculty members are in the National Academies of Engineering or Medicine.

Introducing CNS Connect and COVID-19 Recognition for Faculty and Staff

Dean Goldbart alerted faculty and staff in the College of Natural Sciences to two new initiatives for employees, offering opportunities for recognition and connection.

Supporting our Students with Disabilities or Disadvantages

​Dean Goldbart and other college leaders in diversity and inclusion, undergraduate education, and graduate education reminded College of Natural Sciences faculty about what students may be needing right now.

Working Together Through Times of Transition

Dean Goldbart contacted the community of staff and faculty as the COVID-19 crisis continues and other changes take place on the UT campus.

For Students Returning for the Spring Semester amid COVID-19

Dean Goldbart recorded this video message for Texas Science students after the two-week Spring Break brought about by COVID-19. The message encourages students as they embark on online learning, research and safely distant social experiences this spring.

Reflections at the End of an Unusual Work Week

Dean Goldbart sent a message to all faculty and staff after the first full work week after the University's emergency closure due to COVID-19 on Friday, March 13.