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What: Research + Pizza: Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses municipal organization and governance.  This event is free and open to the public.
For the last several years, the University of Texas Libraries has staked out a week during the semester to highlight the resources and services that can provide students with the tools and support they need to put forth their best efforts for class projects and final exams.
Event: Science Study Break features Dr. Luis Sentis (Mechanical Engineering) on robots. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 29 Where: Jackson Geoscience Building (JGB 2.216) at The University of Texas at Austin. Background: Beware Skynet. Your future robot overlords are coming to the next Science Study Break.
EVENT: Excessive Noise Concert Series featuring performances by the Cordova Quartet, Bereket, Duo Brucoco, Pamela Wilkinson, Russell Podgorsek and Reema Bounajem. WHEN: 6 p.m., Saturday, October 25, 2014. WHERE: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin
Beginning this month, the Alexander Architectural Archive — part of the University of Texas Libraries — presents a new architecture exhibit series that focuses on buildings with ties to the archive’s collections.
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Jaimie Davis talks about low-fat vs. low-carb diets.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, October 8. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
AUSTIN, Texas — Lorraine J. Haricombe has been selected as the new vice provost and director of libraries at The University of Texas at Austin. Haricombe currently serves as the dean of libraries at the University of Kansas. She begins her new position Feb. 1, 2015.
The University of Texas Libraries is taking part in an international campaign to promote freedom of access to scholarly research through a series of events taking place in October.
COLLEGE STATION—A library facility collaboratively constructed in 2013 and jointly operated by The Texas A&M University and University of Texas Systems was originally designed to accommodate one million volumes with an optional expansion to handle an additional two million volumes.  As volumes po
Event: Texas Banned Books: Questions & Answers, a panel on censorship. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, September 24 Where: UFCU Student Learning Commons in the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
The Department of English and the University of Texas Libraries welcome premiere Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis for a reading of her poetry later this month. Lewis was named the inaugural National Poet of Wales in 2005 and held that position through 2006.
What: “Films in Person” films series featuring 21 Up South Africa: Mandela’s Children. This event is free and open to the public. When: 5:30 p.m., Thursday, September 25. Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200), The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: Science Study Break features Dr. Wallace Fowler (Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics) on living and working in space. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 23 Where: Garrison Hall (GAR 0.102) at The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas Libraries is participating in a national campaign to raise awareness of how libraries are being transformed from the stuffy book warehouses of yore into modern centers of community that provide unexpected opportunities to each and every user.
Even modern moves towards ever more transitory forms of communication – from Facebook to Twitter to Instagram – draw on a long history of poetry as community. The University of Texas Libraries continue to weave together new media with books on the shelves with the opening of the new UT Poetry Center in the Perry-Castañeda Library.
Event: Make Some Noise @ The Library: Dance Party & Film Screening. The event is free and open to the public. When: 8 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 Where: Plaza of the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Steven Kornguth talks about sports-related head injuries.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, September 3.
  </center>   Three years before Jack the Ripper terrorized the Whitechapel district of London, Austin had its own shadowy killer prowling the streets of the Violet Crown in a reign of terror that resulted in the deaths of eight people.
The University of Texas Libraries announce the opening of two new spaces to meet the technology needs of students, faculty and staff working on multimedia-rich projects. The Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) and the Fine Arts Library now host Media Labs that feature upgraded technologies used for the creation of audio, video, animation and digital photography, illustration and design.
Are you interested in ways the libraries can support your academic success?  The University of Texas Libraries is looking for focus group participants to tell us what you need as we plan and develop learning spaces and services.  Who:  UT-Austin Graduate Students When:  Wednesday, June 25 from noon-1pm
Event: “You Are Here: What a Relief!” This event is free and open to the public.  When: 1 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014. Where: Walter Geology Library, JGB 4.202, The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas Libraries will host a scholarly presentation on documents that shed light on maritime trade in the medieval Indian Ocean world.
The University of Texas Libraries is again returning its Libraries Fair to the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) plaza for its sixth year participating in the university’s Research Week celebration.
AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas Libraries have announced the winner of the 2014 Signature Course Information Literacy Award.
AUSTIN, Texas—The Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection—collectively LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections—has received a grant of $149,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to carry out a project titled “Post-Custodial Archival Development and Digital Scholarship: Learning from Latin America.”
Event: National Poetry Month: Texas Poet Laureates Rosemary Catacalos and Dean Young read from their work. The event is free and open to the public. When: 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 10, 2014 Where: UFCU Student Learning Commons in the Perry-Castañeda Library at The University of Texas at Austin.
A familiar name from the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin is being celebrated through scholarship resulting from a lifelong commitment to the study of theatre. In conjunction with the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism in the Department of Theatre and Dance, The Fine Arts Library announces the opening of the Oscar G. Brockett archive.
The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection announces the donation of materials related to the creation of the Tejano Monument on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol. The Tejano Monument, Inc. Records archive includes the historical documents, blueprints, audio, video and other artifacts generated through the work of the Tejano Monument Committee.
EVENT: ¡A Viva Voz! presents a live performance by East LA band Las Cafeteras. This event is free and open to the public. WHEN: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014 WHERE: The Benson Latin American Collection (SRH 1.106)
What: Research + Pizza: Dr. Damon Waitt talks about native Texas plants and invasive species.  This event is free and open to the public. When: Noon, Wednesday, April 2. Where: Perry-Castañeda Library, UFCU Student Learning Commons (PCL 2.500), The University of Texas at Austin.
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