Activities

Explore UT is open to the general public with online programming that is accessible to all. Activities specifically designed for K-12 students include an indication of a suggested grade level, denoting the difficulty of the concept or activity presented. Some programs will require participants to join virtual platforms (Zoom, Brazen, etc.). Children who are participating in these programs must be monitored by an adult chaperone (parent, guardian or a teacher) in order to join the virtual platform. Some may require verification that a chaperone will be present in order to register for participation.
 
March 5, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

Pharmaceutical Drug Development: Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

Check out the exciting research being conducted at Texas Pharmacy. This will be a fun-filled, TED Talk styled presentation where you can hear about the things that are starting here, and will eventually change the world!

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Pharma-See Our School!

You're invited to stop by the College of Pharmacy, virtually, to experience a walk through the halls of the UT Pharmacy buildings.  The live, tour will showcase the different classrooms, labs, and resources available to both undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students. The tour will be led by current pharmacy students who will share their experiences and can answer questions along the way. 

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 11 a.m. to noon

Pandemic Solutions through Pharmacy

The vaccine and treatment for COVID-19 is a common topic of interest for many in the world today.  Join us for a conversation with Dr. Maria Croyle, Dr. Diane Ginsburg and Dr. Mo Mohammed Maniruzzaman, members of the College of Pharmacy faculty, as they discuss the incredible work UT Pharmacy has done in the last several months regarding COVID-19.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 1 to 2 p.m.

Bad Bugs vs. Good Drugs

Join UT Austin College of Pharmacy faculty member, Dr. Patrick Davis to learn about how disease causing bacteria is evolving and dodging our commonly used antibiotics. He will not only share the challenge but also what pharmacists and scientists are working towards in order to tackle this issue.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 5, 2 to 3 p.m.

Ever Thought About Being a Pharmacist?

Looking for a career in the health professions? Come learn about a future in pharmacy! Pharmacy is a well-rounded profession, blending science, health care, direct patient contact, computer technology, and business. Ranked 7th in the country, come see how our College of Pharmacy is changing the world through health care. This session is open to prospective students of all ages and educational backgrounds.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 9 to 10 a.m.

Thought About Being a Pharmacist?! Learn here!

Looking for a career in the health professions? Come learn about a future in pharmacy! Pharmacy is a well-rounded profession, blending science, health care, direct patient contact, computer technology, and business. Ranked 7th in the country, come see how our College of Pharmacy is changing the world through health care. This session is open to prospective students of all ages and educational backgrounds. Navigate your future by connecting with pharmacy counselors and our Pharmacy Ambassadors to discuss admissions information, academic choices and career opportunities in pharmacy.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 10 to 11 a.m.

Bad Bugs vs. Good Drugs

Join UT Austin College of Pharmacy faculty member, Dr. Patrick Davis to learn about how disease causing bacteria is evolving and dodging our commonly used antibiotics. He will not only share the challenge but also what pharmacists and scientists are working towards in order to tackle this issue.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 11 a.m. to noon

The Life Saving Drug in the Opioid Epidemic

One of the major health issues facing our society is the epidemic caused from the overuse of opioid drugs. For many, it hits very close to home.  Would you know what to do if you found someone passed out on the couch – are they napping, did they drink too much, did they overdose on painkillers? Learn how to assess a potential overdose through our interactive opioid overdose rescue training.

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Pharma-See Our School

You're invited to stop by the College of Pharmacy, virtually, to experience a walk through the halls of the UT Pharmacy buildings.  The live, tour will showcase the different classrooms, labs, and resources available to both undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students. The tour will be led by current pharmacy students who will share their experiences and can answer questions along the way. 

College of Pharmacy Science
March 6, 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Pharmaceutical Drug Development: Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

Join us to learn about the exciting research being conducted at Texas Pharmacy. This fun-filled, TED Talk styled presentation by Dr. Steven Wulfe will allow you to hear about the things that are starting here, and will eventually change the world.

College of Pharmacy Science