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April 4-7, 2022 | Communication Studies Week
CMA building
Communication Studies Week is an opportunity to highlight the many great opportunities the Department of Communication Studies offers for both current and prospective undergraduate students. The week of events includes four days devoted to different aspects of Communication Studies relevant to the undergraduate community, including Research Day on April 6.

April 6, 2022 | Chautauqua: There’s No Place Like Home — The Story of Austin’s Housing Crisis
WCP 1.402, 6-8:30 p.m.
Polymathic Scholars presents an open discussion of the factors that inflate Austin’s real-estate market, consequences of unaffordable housing on low-income and minority populations, and actions taken to address these issues. The speakers for this year’s Chautauqua include mayor of Austin Steve Adler, Dr. Jake Wegmann (associate professor in the UT School of Architecture), Dr. Elizabeth Mueller (associate professor in the UT School of Architecture), and Dr. Allan Cole (Deputy to the President for Societal Challenges and Opportunities & Bert Kruger Smith Centennial Professor in the Steve Hicks School of Social Work).

April 11-14, 2022 | Bridging Barriers Planet Texas 2050 Research Symposium: Resilience Research in Action
Texas Union and Glickman Conference Center
Join us as we highlight the work of Planet Texas 2050 project teams and partners, as well as that of other researchers, students, and artists exploring diverse and intersecting aspects of resilience. This year, Joni Adamson, President’s Professor of Environmental Humanities in the Department of English at Arizona State University and Distinguished Global Futures Scholar at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory (GFL), will deliver the keynote address followed by a small reception to celebrate the beginning of our week of various events.

April 13, 2022 | Longhorn Research Student and Alumni Panel
FAC 2.236, Texas Career Engagement Office, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Research has benefits that are more than just academic — it can also feed into your career! In this panel discussion, current undergraduate researchers and recent alumni will talk about how their research experiences have prepared them for success in their careers, graduate school, and beyond. Free pizza will be available to attendees.

April 13, 2022 | Shine Awards For Excellence in Research & Research Mentorship
Zoom event
Please join us for the second 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 presentation of three Shine Awards for Excellence in Research by Trainees and one Shine Award for Excellence in Research Mentorship by Faculty, followed by a keynote address — “To Have the Biggest Impact, Think Like a Scientist” — presented by Elizabeth Matsui, M.D., MHS. Matsui is the associate chair for research in the Department of Population Health and associate director of the Health Transformation Institute at Dell Med.

April 19, 2022 | Bridging Disciplines Programs Poster Session
MAI 212, 2-4 p.m.
Students in the Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDP) 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 19, 2022 | Social Justice Research Poster Session
Batts 5.108, 3:30-5 p.m.
Students engaged in social justice research from a variety of disciplinary approaches will present posters of their research.

April 20, 2022 | Longhorn Research Poster Session
Texas Union Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 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 20, 2022 | French and Italian Undergraduate Research Day
RLP 1.302B, 4-5:30 p.m.
Listen to four undergraduate researchers in French and Italian share their research projects.

April 21, 2022 | Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research – Panel Discussion
RLP 0.120, 2-3 p.m.
Hear from current undergraduate researchers and from the Office of Undergraduate Research about the benefits of research and the steps you can take to get involved.

April 21, 2022 | Research Week Art Exhibition Opening
ART 2.3, 5-7 p.m.
An opening event for the Studio Art Research Week Exhibition, featuring artwork made by undergraduates in Sculpture, Photo, Core, Print, Painting & Drawing, and Transmedia. The exhibition will be up through May 3 and is open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

April 21 – May 6, 2022 | Art Department Research Week Exhibition
ART 2nd floor hallway
An exhibition of student work from the Department of Art & Art History.

April 22, 2022 | Undergraduate Research Forum
WEL 2nd floor, 1-6 p.m.
The CNS Forum is a day to celebrate undergraduate-directed research in the College. This year, we are happy to announce that the event will be taking place in person. The best and most innovative presentations at Forum are recognized with cash awards sponsored by industry, alumni, and the college. Whether it be as a participant or an attendee, this is an amazing opportunity to network with peers and professionals while supporting the furthering of science.

April 28-29, 2022 | CNS Honors Thesis Symposium
Online and throughout WCP
The CNS Honors Thesis Symposium showcases the Capstone research of students completing their Capstone theses this academic year in the Dean’s Scholars, Health Science Scholars, and Polymathic Scholars honors programs.