Piece Together Poetry
Perry-Castañeda Library UFCU Room, PCL 2.500
Visit the UT Poetry Center to piece together your own haiku, limerick or sonnet. Play a game of trivia and guess which famous poet is being described. While in the building, you can also take a self-guided tour of the Perry-Castañeda Library.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection Open House
Sid Richardson Hall Unit 1, SRH
The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is one of the premier libraries in the world focused on Latin America and Latin@ Studies. It is a global destination for research and study, featuring over a million volumes as well as a wealth of original manuscripts, maps, art, letters and other one-of-a-kind materials. Visit the Benson to see materials on display in our current exhibitions.
11 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Build the Structure: Model Plans for Successful Engineering
McKinney Engineering Library in the Anwar Learning Center.
Stop by the Anwar Learning Center and show off your engineering ability by building models based on structural plans selected from the McKinney Engineering Library, one of the top academic engineering libraries in the United States.
1-1:40pm, 2-2:40pm, 3-3:40pm, 4-4:40pm
Virtual Reality Painting
DFA - E. WILLIAM DOTY FINE ARTS BUILDING, 3.200
Experience the world of 3-dimensional painting using the HTC Vive virtual reality system. You'll be able to discover the unique perspective and options this technology provides for unlocking artistic and creative potential.
1 – 4:40 p.m.
Architecture and Planning Library Open House
BTL - BATTLE HALL, 200
Visit the Architecture and Planning Library to see its historic reading room and an exhibit featuring materials from the Alexander Architectural Archive.
Geology Library Open House
Jackson Geological Sciences Building RM 4.202
Visit the Walter Geology Library collections which includes more than 120,000 book and journal volumes and 47,000 geologic maps, among them the publications of the U.S. Geological Survey, most state geological surveys, and geological surveys of many foreign countries.
Life Science Library Open House
Main building, MAI 220
The UT Tower was primarily built as a library and the historic reading rooms in this old Main Library have been a sanctuary for countless students over the years. Stop by to relax and absorb the scholarly ambiance. www.lib.utexas.edu/lsl
Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library Open House
Robert Lee Moore Hall, RLM 4.200
Scientists and students depend on scholarly information to conduct their work in physics, mathematics and astronomy. Visit UT's gateway to electronic and printed information used by researchers every day.
The Foundry Open House
E. William Doty Fine Arts Building, DFA 3.200
Explore your curiosity at the Foundry, a maker space designed to encourage creativity through the use of technology. Play Pictionary or draw using a Cintiq drawing tablet that will be displayed on the video wall. You can also see 3D printing in action.