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Public Lectures and Events in February

Public Lectures and Events in February

Below are a few of the upcoming public lectures and events for February. All of these presentations are free and open to the public.



Thursday, February 5

School of Human Ecology Director’s Speaker Series
"Controversies in Hormone Replacement and Cognition"
by Pauline Maki, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Senior Research Director of the Center for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Illinois at Chicago
4:30 p.m. in SEA 4.244

More details can be found here.

Pauline Maki

Monday, February 9

John LaMontagne Lecture/Center for Infectious Disease symposium
"The Ebola Outbreak: A Perfect Storm"
by Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
12:00 p.m. in The University of Texas Touchdown Club in Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

More details (including how to RSVP) can be found here.

Anthony Fauci

Tuesday, February 10

Life Science Library Science Study Break
"The Physics of Martial Arts"
by Dr. Jason Thalken, Physicist, Martial Artist, Author, and College of Natural Sciences alumnus
6:00 p.m. in Student Activity Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402)

More details can be found here.

Science Study Break poster

Thursday, February 19

Science Under the Stars
"Love, Marriage, and Baby-carriages in the Animal Kingdom"
by Ian Wright, Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Graduate Program, UT Austin
7:30 p.m. at Brackenridge Field Lab

More details can be found here.

Ian Wright

Saturday, February 21

23rd Annual Great Lecture in Astronomy
"Alien Worlds"
by Dr. William Cochran, Professor, Department of Astronomy and McDonald Observatory, UT Austin
1:00 p.m. in POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium)

More details can be found here.

William Cochran

Thursday, February 26

School of Human Ecology Director’s Speaker Series
"The Fascinating World of Carotenoids and Retinoids"
by Dr. Rob Russell, Professor Emeritus, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University and Former Director and Senior Scientist, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
4:30 p.m. in SEA 4.244

More details can be found here.

Rob Russell


Off campus

College of Natural Sciences Alumni and Friends Road Show
Join college Dean Linda Hicke and special guests for a presentation focused on exciting new developments in the College--part of our new "road show" series to connect you with the College's latest and greatest discoveries. Events in February include a special lunchtime event from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 in San Antonio. Learn more and see when other road shows may be coming to your area.

Port Aransas Marine Science Public Lecture Series
If you happen to be in the Port Aransas area on Thursday nights, please join The University of Texas Marine Science Institute for their free public lecture series about estuary, coastal, and marine environments - led by the scientists who study them. The lectures are held in the UTMSI Visitor Center in Port Aransas on Thursdays from 7-8 p.m. from January 15th – March 12th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

More details can be found here.

Science Communication
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