News: Public Outreach
Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
Texas Science Festival Inspires Texans to Delve into Discovery
Go deep in the heart of science this month and next.
Texas Memorial Museum Set to Reopen in 2023 with Renovations and New Exhibits
The University of Texas at Austin and its College of Natural Sciences will renovate and upgrade one of the most historic visitors' spots on campus...
Newly Opened Patton Center for Marine Science Education Offers Opportunities to Explore
A newly renovated and reimagined space for exploring the science of marine life and ecosystems is now open to the public, free of charge, on...
UT Austin Hires Director for Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Lee Clippard has been selected to serve as executive director of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the official botanic garden and arboretum of Texas.
Nurdle Patrol Expands its Citizen Scientist Effort to Fight Plastic Pollution on Beaches
Plastic pollution in marine environments has no border, and now neither does the Nurdle Patrol.
Bay Education Center is Fully Repaired and Reopened after Hurricane Harvey Damage
The Bay Education Center, operated by the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, a program of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, is reopening with...
Record Number of Turtles Rescued at University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Winter Storm Uri caused damage and hardship across the state of Texas, and at the Port Aransas campus of the University of Texas at Austin...
Decoding a Drop of Water to Understand Life on the Texas Coast
You can swim, but you can't hide.
UT Marine Science Institute Teams with SeaWorld San Antonio
When SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled and opened Turtle Reef™, featuring non-releasable sea turtles in a first-of-its-kind habitat, part of the focus was on its partnership...
Grad Students Lead the Greatest Show in Classical Physics
Glowing electric pickles, flaming money, and flying toilet paper help the Physics Circus at The University of Texas at Austin teach science to non-physicists, especially...