Schedule

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"Eat and Greet" with your Future Dietitians
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Unravel the mystery of nutrition, diets, supplements, or what's good for your kids to eat. Nutrition can be confusing, so come ask the nutrition experts, registered dietitians to-be, and learn how all foods can fit into your everyday diet.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
3-D Mask Making for Teens
College of Fine Arts
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PAC - Performing Arts Center, Bass Concert Hall, 4th Floor Lobby
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Learn about 3-D design by cutting out, decorating and assembling a pre-printed mask. Mask options include an alien, cat, skull, or dragon. You'll need a little time (30 minutes) and patience to create, but will be worth the effort. Seating is limited.

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3-D Printing the Human Body
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 7.646
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez and her students to learn how biomedical engineers use 3-D printing to make custom bone replacements, wound dressings and for a variety of other medical applications.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
A Day in the Life of an Electrical Engineering Student
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.516
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover what it's like to major in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Professor Jon Valvano and undergraduate students will host an engaging discussion to showcase student projects and talk about the rewards of pursuing this academic discipline.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
A Display on Promoting Mental Health: Exercise, Sleep, Eat Well and Have Fun
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how to identify strategies for improving your mental health. We'll share practical ways to put those strategies into practice through exercise tips, sleep practices, healthy eating and having fun.

Lecture
A Growing Population in a Warming World
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | BEN - Benedict Hall, 1.222
Audience: Adults | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

The number of people alive has tripled in the past century. How many people will there be in 100 years? How does population interact with climate change? Join economist Dean Spears to explore facts, questions and puzzles of population and climate policy.

Lecture
A Robotic Health Care Provider: TeleHealth Advances using RoboRN
School of Nursing
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.108
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Dr. Donna Rolin and Advanced Practice Nursing students to learn how the emerging practice of telehealth is increasing access to healthcare through the use of technology and robots.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
A Safari of the Body
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 4.108
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Health screenings are explorations of unknown information so join us on this safari to learn how to take a friend's blood pressure, discover secrets of the ear using an electronic model and other exploratory activities.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
A Taste for Adventure
Moody College of Communication
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.116, Studio 4A
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Is it true that we regrow taste buds every 7 years? What does genetics have to do with taste? Why can’t I taste anything when I have a cold? Join us to discover the answers and for an adventure into the science and culture of our most adventurous sense.

Performance
A View from Above: Autonomous Drones in Action
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, Speedway Garage Roof
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join us in the UT Austin, outdoor aerial robotics arena. You can watch autonomous drones in action and learn more about the birds eye view drones provide for a multitude of purposes.

Lecture
Accepted: Medical School Admissions 101
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | HLB - Health Learning Building, 1.111, 1st Floor Auditorium
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Learn about the rigorous road to medical school and get tips for success from Joel Daboub, director of admissions at Dell Medical School. Students will have the opportunity to discuss future career options and ask questions about their aspirations.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Accessibility Games
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join members of the Student Council for Exceptional Children to experience fun games that are designed to be accessible for all to play.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Acoustics: A Good Vibration Station
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 2nd Floor Hallway and B.408
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join graduate students from the Acoustical Society of America to see plates and strings come to life through vibration. You can build your own harmonica or take a tour of UT’s very on anechoic chamber, also known as the “silent room."

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Admissions Welcome Center Open House
Office of Admissions
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | PCL - Perry-Castañeda Library, 1.300, Admissions Welcome Center
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Visit the new Admissions Welcome Center to discover what takes to become a Longhorn. Speak with current students, admissions staff and learn about UT's Traditions. Specific information sessions for prospective and admitted students will also be offered.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Advancing Health Care Strategies: How Nursing Science Improves Lives
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 5.180
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Join Nursing undergraduate honors students and graduate students to learn how their research is changing health care strategies so that more people can enjoy a better quality of life.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Adventures in Archeology
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Meet a skeleton and experience the past through several hands-on activities. You can watch as stone tools are made, learn how to grind corn on prehistoric metates and make jewelry in a prehistoric style.

Lecture
Aerospace Engineering Prospective Student Session for 9th, 10th and 11th Graders
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 1.126
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover the opportunities available to students majoring in aerospace engineering, including numerous career paths in the field. An academic advisor and current students will be available to help you discover more about our program. Seating is limited.

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Afrofuturism and Art-Making at the Christian-Green Gallery
College of Liberal Arts
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | JES - Beauford H. Jester Center, Christian-Green Gallery
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join us to view the photography exhibition "In Their Own Form" and explore themes of science fiction, fantasy and non-Western mythologies. Create artwork inspired by the show and take an interactive tour with educators.

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Air Systems Lab Tour
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 2.108 and 2.112
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Development of unmanned aerial vehicles is one of the fastest growing fields in the technology industry. Visit the Air Systems Laboratory to learn about drone electronics, autopilot software, and pilot our in-lab flight simulators. Seating is limited.

Tour
Almetris Duren Residence Hall Tour
University Housing and Dining
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ADH - Almetris Duren Residence Hall, Front Desk
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

The Almetris Duren Hall is the newest addition to the university’s residence halls. It is a state-of-the-art facility with a formal lounge and the Texas Rivers Room. Tours will be offered continuously with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
American Studies at UT Austin
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join members of the American Studies department for an introduction the study of understanding popular culture. There will be fun and games to share how the discipline explores American culture through film, fashion, technology, food, and so much more.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Anatomy of a Wound: A Fun Simulation of a Serious Condition
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School, 2nd Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Wounds are serious but learning about them can be fun. Join us to learn how to make a simulated moulage wound that you can wear throughout the day. Before you leave, we'll provide instruction for immediate first aid care in the event you had a real wound.

Performance
Ancient Christianity: Conversion and Martyrdom
College of Liberal Arts
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Learn about the historical expansion of Christianity around the Western Roman Empire, particularly North Africa. You'll have a chance to re-enact the story of Perpetua and Felicity, two of the most famous early Christian martyrs.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Aqualibrium Water Competition
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Find the Aqualibrium by joining this fun competition to building a pipe network that will deliver an equal amount of water, from a single water source, to three different users. Compete for the lowest "penalty" score by avoiding distribution inequality.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Architectural Origami
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | SUT - Sutton Hall, 2.114
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join members of Ampersand, an Interior Design student organization, to explore origami, the art of folding paper into creative designs. You'll be provided with instructions to create an "architectural" origami piece to take home.

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ASME’s Rube Goldberg Machine: 20 or More Steps to Cook in a Kitchen
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 6.206
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Artist Rube Goldberg drew cartoons of crazy, complicated gadgets performing simple tasks in convoluted ways. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) invites you on a whimsical, multi-step adventure through a full-sized, functional kitchen.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Autonomous Intelligent Robots
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GDC - Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall, 2.100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join professors Joydeep Biswas and Peter Stone to discover how robots can learn to navigate autonomously. You'll see the robots interact with people and respond intelligently depending upon the information they receive.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Avoiding Predators: Hunting for M&M's within a Sea of Skittles
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 24th Street Patio
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Camouflage is one of the strategies animals use to avoid being eaten by their predators. Test your sensory skills while learning about camouflage techniques and see if you can find the M&M's buried within a sea of Skittles.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Bad Drugs vs. Good Drugs: Antibiotic Resistance in 3D
College of Pharmacy
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 3.106
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us for a 3D, interactive tour of the global antibiotic battleground. Learn how disease-causing microbes morph to evade antibiotics and discover how you can partner with scientists to shift the balance toward better health.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Balloon Space Racers
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, Lawn (Rain plan location: ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Test your engineering skills and become a rocket scientist for the day. Join members of Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Engineering Honor Society to engineer and build a balloon shuttle that you can enter in a race the moon.

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Barron Gem and Mineral Collection
Texas Memorial Museum
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | TMM - Texas Memorial Museum, 2.100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Visit this unique display of 140 specimens collected from all over the world by the late Col. E.M. Barron (1903-1969), a former Texas legislator who also served under General Douglas MacArthur in Australia during World War II.

Tour
Bass Concert Hall Backstage Tour
College of Fine Arts
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PAC - Performing Arts Center, Bass Concert Hall, 1st Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join us for a backstage tour of Texas Performing Arts. On this tour you will get to see Bass Concert Hall, hidden backstage areas and passageways, production shops that help support UT student productions throughout the year, and more.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Bean Counter: Fun with Math
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join members of the Bilingual Education Student Organization in a game to test your math skills and your aim. Make the correct calculation, then toss a bean bag into the matching bucket to win the challenge.

Lecture
Being a Pharmacist and Why I Chose This Career Path
College of Pharmacy
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 2.110
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

The majority of individuals recognize pharmacist in traditional retail and community pharmacy settings. Our guest panelists will share information about other settings for practicing pharmacy and why they chose to pursue pharmacy as their career path.

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Beyond the Powerhouse: Examining Mitochondria in Organisms
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, NHB Hall
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Mitochondria are the "powerhouses" found in cells. They influence cellular evolution, ecology, and environmental adaptation. View some of the study systems used in mitochondrial research including plants, shrimps, sea anemones, and cave creatures.

Lecture
Biomedical Engineering Prospective Student Session for 9th-11th Graders
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.202
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Learn all about the Biomedical Engineering (BME) program – its curriculum, career, research and student organization opportunities, as well as the study abroad options available to BME students.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Biomedical Engineering: A Day in the Life
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.204
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join the Biomedical Outreach and Leadership Team to experience hands-on activities that UT biomedical engineering students work on every day. Examples include building a prosthetic hand out of Legos and performing surgery on a mouse.

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Blast Off with the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join us to learn how the Texas Rocket Engineering Lab (TREL) is sending a rocket to space. Meet team members and explore how you can become a rocket scientist. Watch a bottle rocket demonstration using liquid nitrogen and experience blast off with TREL.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Brains, Bumps and Bruises: Why a Helmet is Your Best Friend
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, 1.202, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Classroom
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how your brain works as you take an imaginary trip on your bicycle or skateboard. Hold a jiggly brain in your hands, feel the bone that exists to protect it and take a close look at a helmet to see why it is your best friend.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Brick by Brick: Help Design a Community Center for a Village in India
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, Lower Level Atrium
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Projects with Underserved Communities: Team India on their journey to build a community center for the village of Siripudi in southern India. Design your own building using pretzels and marshmallows and learn about Team India's design process.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Build a Longhorn Rocket
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, Plaza
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of the Longhorn Rocketry Association (LRA) to learn about rocket science and engineering. Build and "launch" a small-scale Longhorn stomp rocket to see how rockets operate. You can also view a display of LRA's full-scale competition rockets.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Building Super Sand Castles with Geotechnical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Learn from American Society of Civil Engineers students how engineers increase the strength of sand and dirt using reinforcement. Explore how you can use reinforced earth methods for your next super sand castle at the beach or in the sandbox.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Business Savvy
McCombs School of Business
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CBA - McCombs School of Business, Hall of Honors (Speedway Entrance)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join members of the Asian Business Students Association to explore how you can make an impact in business. You'll learn some fun trivia about business and UT and can test your savvy business skills to win a prize.

Tour
Campus Walking Tour
Office of Admissions
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | PCL - Perry-Castañeda Library
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Take a student-led tour of campus to learn about our unique history, culture and resources. A current UT student will serve as your tour guide and share experiences about life as a Longhorn. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested.

Lecture
Canine Soldiers: The Militarization of Love, A PBS Documentary
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.122, Studio 4C
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join Professor Nancy Schiesari to explore filming a documentary with editing in mind to create a story. She'll discuss a 3D film about the bond between military dogs and their handlers, who trust the superior instincts of a dog's nose to keep them safe.

Lecture
Careers In Medicine
Dell Medical School
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, 1.208, 1st Floor Auditorium
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Get an insider’s look at a day in the life of working in various medical specialties. Learn about the career journeys of doctors John Bedolla, John Luk, and Yvette Williams-Brown and hear what they’ve learned during years of practice.

Lecture
Careers in Public Service: You Can Become a Spy, an Ambassador or Mayor
LBJ School of Public Affairs
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | SRH - Sid Richardson Hall, Lobby
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Public Service

Public policy is a call to service requiring commitment, courage and a passion to help shape the world and make it better. Explore careers in public service and learn how you could become an ambassador, city manager, local politician or international spy.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Catapultimate Challenge
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.136
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for the catapultimate challenge. Apply your engineering design skills and create a wooden catapult to launch cotton balls and pom pom balls.

Lecture
Chat with Comm: A Panel Discussion with Moody Communication Students
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 3.206
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join current Moody students to learn about the numerous opportunities that exist with a communication degree. Current students will talk about their internships, organizations, jobs, and accomplishments they've experienced as communication students.

Performance
Chemistry Circus
College of Natural Sciences
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center, Auditorium 1.402
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Get a bang out of this exciting, loud and interactive demonstration of chemistry experiments performed by Dr. David Laude and Dean David Vanden Bout. Tickets are required and available 2 hours in advance at the Norman Hackerman Building 24th Street Patio.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Children's International Festival: Create Middle Eastern Themed Bookmarks
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Stylistic and interesting design patterns are an iconic part of Middle Eastern culture. Join us to create and design a colorful bookmark to take home, using a variety of Middle Eastern designs and patterns.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Children's International Festival: Make Your Own European Flag
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Learn about the flags of Western Europe and the European Union. Choose the flag of your favorite country and make one to take home.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Children's International Festival: Tinker Tray Truck Art and Rangoli
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Pakistan's kaleidoscopic truck art designs and the colorful Rangoli patterns that adorn traditional Indian festivals are two popular folk art genres in south Asia. Craft your own design using sequins, beads, mirror tiles and other tinker tray craft items.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Children’s International Festival: Name Writing and Greetings in World Languages
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Language specialists from the College of Liberal Arts will demonstrate how to write your name and simple phrases in languages from around the world. Impress your parents, classmates and teachers with your new language skills.

Lecture
Civil Rights in Burnt Orange
College of Liberal Arts
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.104
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join Dr. Peniel Joseph to hear an oral history of Austin’s transition from Jim Crow to racial integration. This lecture is part of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy's overarching goal to investigate ways race and democracy impact citizens.

Lecture
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering for 9th, 10th and 11th Graders
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.204
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join us to learn about the career and research opportunities in Civil, Architectural and Environmental engineering. We'll share information on degree programs, student organizations and study abroad options available through the department.

Tour
Classical Mythology on UT's Campus
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | WAG - Waggener Hall, West Entrance (Rain plan location: WAG - Waggener Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join Department of Classics professors on a fun walking tour that explains the symbolic meanings of numerous images of Greek and Roman gods and heroes that adorn buildings, fountains and public spaces on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.

Lecture
Clean Energy for a Cleaner Tomorrow
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 9.130
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Professor Arumugam Manthiram to explore how alternative, sustainable and clean energy technologies can address the world's growing need for clean energy. He'll also share cutting-edge research efforts in fuel cells and high-energy density batteries.

Tour
Cockrell School Technology and Traditions Tour
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 2nd Floor Lobby
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Engineering Ambassadors to explore the technology and traditions of the Cockrell School. Tour the engineering complex to get the inside scoop on our most recent building, new construction and the future of engineering at UT.

Tour
Cognitive Interaction with Humanoid Robots: Human Centered Robotics Lab Tour
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 4.108
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

See how humanoid robots are being made and discover the assistive interaction robots can have within our society. Explore which internal parts walking robots use for dynamic balancing and learn how students are designing actuators to power robot muscles.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
College Bingo
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GRE - Gregory Gymnasium
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Join us for a fun game that explorers of all ages can enjoy. Each bingo sheet has nine symbols or pictures that represent college readiness or images from the UT campus. Be the first to get three in a row, in any direction, to win in college bingo.

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College of Natural Sciences Alumni Lounge
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1.700
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

The Office of Development welcomes all College of Natural Science Alumni to relax in our lounge throughout the day during Explore UT. Light snacks and refreshments will be available. Learn more about giving back and supporting the College.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Computer Science Roadshow
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GDC - Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall, 2.100 - Atrium
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Computer Science Roadshow representatives for demonstrations of student projects and to explore the world of computer science. The roadshow is an outreach organization aiming to increase awareness and interest in computer science among K-12 students.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Crafting a Creative Water Network
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 3.122
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Design a creative water system to deliver water from the source to the user. Test your skills in building reservoirs and pipe networks using cups, straws, and tape. Make sure it is resilient so even if one pipe fails, the water distribution will continue.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Create a Puff-Mobile and Test Your Wind Energy in Blowing it as Far as Possible
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.308
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers to design and create your own puff-powered vehicle using simple materials. Take a deep breath, blow, and see how far your puff-mobile will go.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Create Algorithms with Women in Computer Science
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GDC - Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall, 2.100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join students in the Women in Computer Science (WiCS) program to solve problems using algorithms that you create. You can learn about computer science and discover what WiCS does to promote diversity and inclusion in the technology field.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Create an Architect Sketchbook
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 1:40 PM | GOL - Goldsmith Hall, 3.118
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

A sketchbook is an essential tool architects use to record creative inspiration and designs. Join members of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS) to create your own sketchbook from laser cut templates.

Display
Creating a "Vision" for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | North Speedway Mall
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students in the Center for Transportation Research to explore intelligent transportation systems, their use in the future and to learn what and how a connected and autonomous vehicle “sees.”

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Creating a Bully-Free Zone at School and at Play
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard, 5th Floor Lobby
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

A bully can cause the loss of self esteem and affect one's ability to learn and be successful in school and life. Learn strategies and tips to identify and successfully deal with bullying or disrespectful behavior by others.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Creating Bookmarks
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Calling all bookworms, and non bookworms, to join us and design your very own bookmark with the members of the Children's Research Center team.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Creating the Ultimate Gumdrop Dome
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 3.402
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students from Chi Epsilon, the Civil Engineering honor society, to learn the basics of designing and creating buildings. Design and make a dome out of gumdrops and then explore a life-sized dome and compare it to your own gumdrop creation.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Cryptic Chemistry: Secret Messages with Invisible Ink
Cockrell School of Engineering: Chemical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 0.706
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Have you ever wanted to send a secret message to your friend without anyone else being able to read it? Join students with Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Women to learn how to make your own "invisible ink" and write a secret message.

Performance
Crypto-Control Systems for Secure Autonomy
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, McKnight Student Center (1st Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Witness the latest technology for securing robot control systems from cyberattacks. Join Dr. Takashi Tanaka and his students for this demonstration of a crypto-control system that can "blindly control" a machine by using encrypted signals only.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Cupcake Coring
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.214
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Explore earth, geology and petroleum engineering through a sticky, yummy cupcake coring activity with students from the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Women in Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering. Sessions limited to 30 participants.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Data Science: Risky Business
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Join members of Gamma Iota Sigma, a professional organization focused on promoting interest and development in risk management, data science and actuarial science. We'll explore the topic and risky business by playing fun probability and statistics games.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Delicious Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 24th Street Patio
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join members the American Chemical Society for some sweet science while they concoct a tasty treat. You can sample liquid nitrogen ice cream with all your favorite toppings to cool off as you Explore UT.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Design the Building of Your Dreams
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | GOL - Goldsmith Hall, 4.120
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join student members of Alpha Rho Chi to learn about the design process and see what can be done with just a few materials to change an existing shape. Design the building of your dreams and craft a mini-building to take home.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Designing and Testing Super Paper Airplanes
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, Lawn (Rain plan location: ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join student members of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics to test your skills as an engineer and learn the basic science of air travel. Choose or create a design, build an airplane and compete with others by flying it through a hoop.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Designing for Space Explorers and Superheroes
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, GEA Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join UT's Textiles and Apparel students to explore space and superpower fashion. Design an out of this world space-suit to explore new planets and asteroids or an outfit for your favorite superhero. Bring your ideas, drawing materials will be provided.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Designing Our World Through Architectural Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall, 4th Floor Lobby)
Audience: Early Learners (4-7 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students from the Architectural Engineering Institute to explore a construction site and learn how architectural engineers design our world. You'll be able to create your own buildings, bridges and skyscrapers using LEGO blocks and your imagination.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Dig It
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Discover the world of archeology and learn how to be an archaeologist by dressing up like one in our selfie zone, writing in ancient Mayan and Egyptian hieroglyphics, and even digging into a mini archaeological excavation.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Dig on This: Fossil Finds from Texas and Beyond
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, NHB Patio
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to examine fossils of lizards and bats and discover how animals have responded to environmental change in the past. Learn how scientists dig up fossils, what they do once they have them, and then try your hand at finding tiny fossils.

Lecture
Discover How Computers Work
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.516
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Yale Patt, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, member of the National Academy of Engineering, and specialist in computer architecture, to get the inside scoop on how a computer works from an expert in the field.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Discover the Big Deal about Nano: Mixing Material Science and Nanotechnology
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 0.708
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Explore materials science and nanotechnology with the Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials and the Korgel Group. Learn how material properties change at the nanoscale, why it is such a big deal, and how scientists can see nano-sized features.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Discovering French and Italian
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Parli Italiano? Parlez-vous Français? If you are interested in French or Italian, join our language lovers to engage in fun, creative and interactive activities while learning more about the unique languages and cultures of French and Italian people.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Disease Detectives
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join student members of Texas Public Health for a fun investigation into the world of diseases. You’ll be able to make microbe bracelets, play a disease-matching game and learn about smoking prevention and related public health studies.

Lecture
Distinguishing Architecture and Architectural Engineering in 21st Century Buildings
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.204
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover the difference between degrees in Architecture and Architectural Engineering. Join Professor Gregory Brooks to examine famous 21st century buildings and large urban projects around the world and learn about design, sustainability and efficiency.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Do It Yourself Bath Bombs
Cockrell School of Engineering: Chemical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall)
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to engineer a colorful bath bomb. We'll show you how to add and mix various chemicals to your colorful creation so you can take home, let it dry overnight. and then have fun with your colorful bath bomb.

Performance
Dress for Success: A Professional Runway for Business Attire
McCombs School of Business
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | GSB - Graduate School of Business Building, 2.126
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join students from the Latin Economics & Business Association (LEBA) for a showcase of professional attire. This fun fashion show will feature a runway demonstrating what to wear – and what not to wear – when dressing for success in the business world.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Driving Robots: The Robotics and Automation Society Robot Showcase
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, Lower Level Atrium
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

The Robotics and Automation Society, part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), has four different robotics teams who build several, unique robots each year. Join team members to learn about, drive and interact with our robots.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Earthquake Engineering Research: Protecting People and Property from What's Shaking
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 2nd Floor Hallway
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Design a building using toothpicks and marshmallows and test it in earthquake conditions. Visit with students in the EERI and the SEAoT to learn how earthquake and structural engineering research protects people and property from earthquakes.

Lecture
Edison Lecture Series: Embedded Medicine
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.518
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Professor Christine Julien for this university-style engineering lecture, along with hands-on demonstrations the topic of Embedded Medicine. Discover how electrical & computer engineering innovations are changing and shaping the world of health care.

Lecture
Editing DNA: The Amazing Technology of CRISPR
College of Natural Sciences
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1.720
Audience: Adults | Area of Interest: Science

Join structural biologist and professor David Taylor to learn more about the incredible possibilities of an amazing device known as CRISPR, a genome editing tool that allows scientists to edit genetic information with unprecedented precision.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Egg Drop Challenge
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Can an egg survive being dropped? Put it to the test by using straws, tape and construction paper to construct a contraption to safely land an egg. Join members of the National Society of Black Engineers for this jaw and egg dropping adventure.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Election Mastermind: A Gerrymandering Game
Moody College of Communication
12:00 PM - 4:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 4.206
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join us for a fun, hands-on civic experience to understand how gerrymandering impacts our communities. Play Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game, created by three Austinites, to try your hand at manipulating the map to determine who will win the election.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Electrical Engineers: Powering the World
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, Lower Level Atrium
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join student members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society to discover how you can power the world. You can earn more about building a Tesla coil, a wireless charger, or creating a microgrid.

Lecture
Empowering Alzheimer's Patients to Discover Treatments
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1.720
Audience: Adults | Area of Interest: Science

Professor Jon Pierce has a very personal connection to Alzheimer's Disease. Learn about this neuroscientist's novel approach in researching the disease that involves tiny worms and the people who may find themselves most at risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Engineer Hover Crafts and Create Crazy Light Up Dough Creatures
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, Lower Level Atrium
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students from the Society of Women Engineers for two engineering challenges. Experiment with magnets and engineering design to build and test your own mini hover craft. Explore circuits and conductivity to create a crazy light up dough creature.

Tour
Engineering Devices for the Future of Health Care: The Bio-Integrated Electronics Lab
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 7.634
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Tour Dr. Nanshu Lu's lab to explore innovative medical devices she and her students are developing using stretchable, bio-integrated electronics. See wearable motion sensors and EMG tattoos, tattoos with ultra thin electronic sensors. Seating is limited.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Engineering Helping Hands
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.210
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of Women in Biomedical Engineering to discover how engineers can make people healthier and happier. Learn how to design and create a unique prosthetic hand using household materials and put it to the test to see how well it can grab things.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Environmental Sensing with Arduino
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 2.218
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Professor Zoltan Nagy to see how an Arduino microcontroller board can be used to interface sensors (for lighting, temperature, humidity), with control actuators (displays, thermostats). Learn how to create simple programs to affect your environment.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Español, Mi Lengua y Mi Cultura
College of Liberal Arts
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.302E
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join Spanish department faculty and students to discover the rich cultural traditions and diverse origins of words in the Spanish language. Learn about classes offered for Spanish heritage learners and get tips on how to learn or improve your Spanish.

Display
Examining the Growth of Crystals to Inspire the Design of New Functional Materials
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 9.180
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Professor Jianshi Zhou to learn how crystals grow. You'll discover how the structural formation of crystal growth can have a major impact on the design of new functional materials that are integrated into technologies we use on a daily basis.

Lecture
Executive Education: Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Working Engineers
Cockrell School of Engineering
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 2.850
Audience: Adults | Area of Interest: Engineering

Texas Engineering Executive Education provides busy engineers with education and real-world training that drives career growth and accelerates innovation. Learn about online and on-campus executive master’s degrees, professional development and more.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Experience the Sounds Inside Your Body
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 4.120
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Discover how your body really sounds on the inside by using stethoscopes on a variety of mid-fidelity mannequins. You'll hear the usual and unusual body sounds your body makes in various parts and systems such as the heart, lung, and digestive system.

Display
Exploiting Nanophotonics: Lighting a Path to a Better World
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.125, T-Room
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Visit this display by Dr. Yuebing Zheng to discover how nanophotonics research, and understanding the fundamental principles of nanoscale light-matter interactions, can be used as a tool for early disease diagnosis, therapy and brain activity mapping.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Explore Landmarks: The Public Art Program of The University of Texas at Austin
College of Fine Arts
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PAC - Performing Arts Center, Bass Concert Hall, 1st Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Learn and engage with the renowned public art collection at UT. Student docents and volunteers will share Landmarks maps and activity guides for children and teens. Projects are located throughout campus. For more information visit landmarks.utexas.edu.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Exploring Feminism Through Fun Activities
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Test your knowledge about influential women in American history in our fun game of Feminism Trivia. Challenge gender stereotypes by drawing yourself without using stereotypical features. You may win a prize button featuring your favorite feminist hero.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Exploring Human Movement with Biomechanics: Where Science Meets Fun
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | BEL - Bellmont Hall, 530 & 546B
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Biomechanics is the science of how living things move. Learn how your body moves through interactive demonstrations of biomechanics in the areas of sports, medicine, and rehabilitation presented by Mechanical Engineering and Kinesiology researchers.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Exploring Human Movement with Biomechanics: Where Science Meets Fun
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | BEL - Bellmont Hall, 530 and 546B
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Biomechanics is the science of how living things move. Learn how your body moves through interactive demonstrations of biomechanics in the areas of sports, medicine, and rehabilitation presented by Kinesiology and Mechanical Engineering researchers.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Exploring Opportunities in Nursing
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School)
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Are you interested in a nursing career? Join nursing graduate students to discover the different career options available in nursing. Learn about opportunities as a registered nurse with a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s-prepared nurse, and Doctoral study.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Exploring the Human Body
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Health Science Scholars to explore the human body. Touch, hold and feel real preserved organs. See the damaging effects of smoking on real inflatable lungs and take advantage of easy blood pressure tests for both children and adults.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Fit to Be Tied
McCombs School of Business
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | CBA - McCombs School of Business, Hall of Honors (Speedway Entrance)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

There is no better way to make a lasting first impression in business than with a great necktie or business card. Join students from the Queer Business Student Association to design your own necktie or business card and learn how to dress to impress.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Flags of UT’s Global Village
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GRE - Gregory Gymnasium
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

View flags from any of the 125 countries represented by current UT students. Materials will be provided to create individual stick-on flags that can be colored, decorated and worn.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Float the Boat
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall)
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students from Women in Mechanical Engineering to learn about buoyancy and water displacement. Test your new knowledge by designing and building a watercraft out of aluminum foil that will float and carry the most weight without sinking.

Display
Flowing with an Urban Ecosystem Steam
Texas Advanced Computing Center
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, 2.404A
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

See the benefits of working with multiple stakeholders to better understand processes affecting urban creek ecosystems. We provide a historic perspective on Waller Creek by developing an accessible archive of information on the Waller Creek watershed.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Fossil Identifications
Texas Memorial Museum
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | TMM - Texas Memorial Museum, 1st Floor Paleo Lab
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Bring your fossil finds to the Paleo Lab for identification by a paleontologist. Learn about the science of paleontology, and how fossils are important for our understanding of biodiversity and environmental change.

Lecture
Foster Engine Collection
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.125, T-Room
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

See the Foster Engine collection, a historical, working-model engine collection donated by engineer and artist R. Don Foster of Houston. This display represents the history of engines from the Persian windmill to the steam turbine engine.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Freshman Research Initiative Showcase: Fingerprinting Wine Varietals
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.110
Audience: Adults | Area of Interest: Science

Join Supra Sensors research stream members to make color-code sensing arrays that show the difference between red wine grape varietals and blends based on their tannin composition. Explore the potential of this technology in food chemistry and more.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Freshman Research Initiative Showcase: Introducing Nanochemistry
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.102.2
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Nano Chemistry research stream members to explore the world of nanometers and nanochemistry. Shrink matter down to this micro scale - 10,000 nanoparticles can fit across the width of a human hair - and learn why researchers work in nanometers.

Display
Freshman Research Initiative Showcase: Revealing How Plants Talk, Move and Feel
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.110
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Dr. Gregory Clark and researchers from the Sarah Simmons Cell Signaling team to learn how plants have unexpected abilities to sense stimuli and "talk with" each other and with animals. This display highlights these abilities using time-lapse videos.

Tour
Freshman Research Initiative Spotlight: Campus Ecology Tour
College of Natural Sciences
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM |
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join researchers in the Urban Ecosystems stream for a walking tour to learn about and enjoy some of the natural beauty and living ecosystems on campus. Meet at the Mustang statue at 24th St. and San Jacinto (approximately 1.5 miles on accessible paths).

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Freshman Research Initiative Spotlight: Urban Ecosystems at Waller Creek
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | (Rain plan location: WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join researchers from the Urban Ecosystems research stream to explore a unique campus ecosystem, Waller Creek. See how they study water chemistry, organisms, and unique interactions that are part of a city habitat to monitor the health of the ecosystem.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Freshmen Research Initiative Showcase: Bugs In Bugs
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.110
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join students in the Microorganisms in Insects research stream to explore the relationships, good and bad, between Texan native pollinators and the bacteria, yeasts and viruses that live within them.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Freshmen Research Initiative Showcase: Microbe Hackers
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.110
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how students in the Microbe Hacking research stream reprogram microorganisms, the unparalleled masters of building and breaking down chemical compounds, to perform functions beneficial to society. You can even paint with glow-in-the-dark microbes.

Tour
Freshmen Research Initiative Showcase: Reaction Demonstrations and Crystal Structures
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.104
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Tour a working research laboratory and see live experiments, complete with reaction demonstrations and formation of crystal structures in Dr. Lauren DePue's Luminators research stream. Lab tours will begin on the hour and occur every 20 minutes.

Tour
Freshmen Research Initiative Showcase: Synthesis and Biological Recognition
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.104
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Experience a 'day in the life' of an organic chemist with members of Dr. Elizabeth Ilardi's Bioactive Molecules research stream. Demonstrations will showcase the research of molecular interaction with proteins. Tours every 20 minutes.

Display
Fun with Fire and the Physics of Music
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 24th Street Sidewalk (Rain plan location: NHB - Norman Hackerman Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us for a demonstration of our world-famous Ruben's Tube, a standing wave "flame tube," to learn about the physics of acoustical standing waves and musical harmonics.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Fun with Medicine
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

Come learn about medicine with Kappa Rho Pre-Medical Honors Society. We'll have medical coloring pages and fun games such as Blindfolded Pin the Organ or Simon Says to learn medical terms and discover where different bones are located in the body.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Fun with Molecular Biosciences
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 24th Street Patio (Rain plan location: NHB - Norman Hackerman Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us for fun activities to learning about the science of molecular biology and microbiology. Take part in the protein walk, add bases to our life-sized DNA structure, and take a look at microbiological samples through a telescope.

Performance
Fun with Nuclear Fission: Chain Reaction Mouse Trap Mania and a LEGO Nuclear Reactor
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.125, T-Room
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join American Nuclear Society students for this fun simulation of a nuclear fission chain reaction using an amazing explosion of mousetraps and ping pong balls. Young explorers can learn about nuclear energy by "operating" a hands-on LEGO nuclear reactor.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Fun with Optics
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | BME - Biomedical Engineering Building, 3.204, Seminar Room
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

See fun, understandable demonstrations illustrating different properties of light. Hands-on activities will allow students to make objects bend or disappear and much more. Seating is limited with tickets distributed 20 minutes prior to the event.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Future Graduate Photo Booth
School of Undergraduate Studies
11:00 AM - 1:40 PM | FAC - Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, East Veranda near the Turtle Pond (Rain plan location: MAI - Main Building, 2nd Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Whether you're in the Class of 2024 or 2034, it's not too early to start thinking about college graduation. Stop by to try on graduation regalia and have your photo taken by the Undergraduate Studies Council.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Future Longhorn Student ID
Information Technology Services
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | FAC - Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, 1st Floor, ID Center
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

It is never too early to envision and start identifying yourself as a Longhorn. Stop by the UT Austin ID Center to obtain a “Future Longhorn” Student ID Card (while supplies last).

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
General Health Screening for Adults and Children
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 4.102
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us for a general health screening including body mass index, vision and scoliosis. We'll have acanthosis screenings for children and blood pressure screenings for adults. You can talk with nursing students about the results and other health concerns.

Lecture
German for Everyone: Insights into German Language and Culture
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.106
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

If you're a fan of soccer, fairy tales, sausage or technology, you've been impacted by German culture. Discover fun facts about Germany, surprising insights on German cultural heritage in Texas, and experience a mini-lesson in speaking a foreign language.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Get Hooked on Saving Lives: Free CPR Training
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an easy-to-learn first-aid procedure that can literally save a person's life. Join students in Alpha Epsilon Delta, who are working with the American Heart Association, to learn CPR in this free training session.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Getting a Feel for Frogs, Fish, and Other Slimy Things
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn about Texas' incredible amphibians, reptiles and fish. See and feel preserved specimens including rattlesnakes, salamanders, tree frogs, fish, and sharks from the Biodiversity Collection. Discover how these creatures make their living in Texas.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Getting On a Healthy Roll
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School, 5th Floor Lounge)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Roll the dice to learn about good health. Depending upon the number, you can literally and physically roll with the dice and compete with your friends to discover how to get and stay healthy. Physical activity on tumbling mats may require adult consent.

Performance
Gold E. Locks Mock Trial
School of Law
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | CCJ - John B. Connally Center for Justice, Eidman Courtroom
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Public Service

Examine the evidence as Law students perform in a mock trial with Gold E. Locks, a well-known storybook figure, as the defendant. The Honorable Aurora Martinez Jones will preside and children in the courtroom will be selected to serve as the jurors.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Hacking 101
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GDC - Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall, 2.100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn about real-world security (and how to break it) with members of UT's Information & Systems Security Society. We'll have interactive challenges where you can test your ethical hacking skills in a safe environment.

Display
Hall of Geology and Paleontology
Texas Memorial Museum
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | TMM - Texas Memorial Museum, 1st Floor Exhibits
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Explore our Hall of Geology and Paleontology featuring fossil dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, meteorites and rocks. Stop by the Paleo Lab to talk with a paleontologist while seeing how fossils are properly prepared, catalogued and studied.

Display
Hall of Texas Wildlife
Texas Memorial Museum
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | TMM - Texas Memorial Museum, 3rd Floor Exhibits
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to see exhibits that highlight wildlife in numerous regions of Texas. You'll be able to experience the regions through dioramas that include mounted specimens of Texas birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Hands-on Global Medicine
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Meet members of Global Medical Training, a unique organization that gives students a hands-on training opportunity by sending them abroad to provide free healthcare to communities. Learn about health assessment skills and how to take basic vital signs.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Harry Potter Pharmacy Quests
College of Pharmacy
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 2nd Floor Lobby and Courtyard Breezeway
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

Join members of numerous pharmacy student organizations on a quest to explore the magical field of pharmacy. You learn more about the science and wonder of pharmacy through games and various Harry Potter themed activities.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Have Germs, Will Travel
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Find out if germs can remain with you even after you've washed your hands, you may be surprised what travels with you. Discover the importance of washing your hands properly, and practice hand-washing as if you were scrubbing for surgery.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Hogwarts Potions Class
College of Pharmacy
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 3.110 & 3.108
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

Enter the world of witchcraft and wizardry by learning how medicines are prepared and compound your own pharmaceutical products. Tickets required for each 30 min. class and will be available 30 min. prior to each class starting at 10:30 (seating limited).

Tour
Honors Quad Residence Hall Tour
University Housing and Dining
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CRD - Carothers Hall, Front Desk
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

The Honors Living Community, comprising four halls in the “Quad” (Andrews, Blanton, Carothers and Littlefield), houses approximately 650 students, most of whom are in one of the university’s undergraduate honors programs. The final tour begins at 4 p.m.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Hot Stuff: Infrared Imaging for Thermal Visualization
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.102
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Li Shi to see some hot stuff, literally. Get a thermal look at life by taking your picture with an infrared camera or watching heat-engines turn on fans and power light bulbs. To cool things off, we'll freeze banana peels using liquid nitrogen.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
House of Pressure
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.304 (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Visit the House of Pressure to learn about indoor air quality and home energy use. American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers will lead demos showing effects of pressure and air flow on indoor pollutants in a 3D model house.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
How Does a Newscast Happen?
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.128, Studio 4E
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Drop in and visit a broadcast journalism studio and see a three-camera news station set up for live production of the student hosted Texas Newswatch. Get a hands-on introduction to green screen and studio operations with Professor David Schneider.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
How Life, the Universe, and Everything Works
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 24th Street Sidewalk (Rain plan location: NHB - Norman Hackerman Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Is there sound in outer space? How does a figure skater spin so fast? The Society of Physics Students will use interactive demonstrations to explain how important concepts in physics, such as angular momentum, waves, and gravity affect our everyday lives.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
How to Design a Virtual World: History, Technology and the Classroom
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, Visualization Laboratory
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join Dr. Adam John Clulow to learn about designing virtual worlds and step into the simulated world of Virtual Angkor, a comprehensive reconstruction of the sprawling Cambodian metropolis at the height of its power and influence in the twelfth century.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
How to Design a Virtual World: Technology, History and the Classroom
Texas Advanced Computing Center
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, 2.404A
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Explore Virtual Angkor, a comprehensive virtual world that simulates the ancient sprawling Cambodian metropolis of Angkor in the 12th century, and ClioVis, which enables students to collaborate and build interactive "connecting" timelines.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
How to Succeed in Nursing School
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School, 2nd Floor Lobby)
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Learn about the day in the life of a nursing student by talking with current students who are members of undergraduate student nursing organizations about their experiences in nursing school. Discover what it requires to be successful.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Hula Hoop Your Way Into Math
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Learn about the radius, diameter and circumference of a circle by joining Texas Interdisciplinary Plan Community Outreach students for a hula hoop challenge. Keep your hoop spinning for the longest time to receive the grand prize.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Human Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, 2nd Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Play in a Rock, Paper, Scissors tournament where, instead of using your hands, you create personalized body poses to represent each item. You can literally "throw" yourself into this fun game.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Illustrating the Look of Your Family
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Illustrate what your family looks like by adding them to a wallpaper mural. You'll be able to interact with students studying Human Development and Family Sciences at UT and learn about their research on families, including analysis of the family unit.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Imagination Station
McCombs School of Business
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | CBA - McCombs School of Business, Hall of Honors (Speedway Entrance)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Learn about ways to turn your dreams into a career. Join McCombs School students to talk about your passions and dreams while they create a face painting masterpiece.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Interactive Natural Hazards Technology Gallery
Texas Advanced Computing Center
12:00 PM - 2:40 PM | POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, 2.404A
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Interact with Texas Advanced Computing Center and DesignSafe researchers to learn how supercomputers, mixed reality with the HoloLens and virtual reality can be used to explore natural hazards, advance people's safety and reduce damages.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Interactive Opioid Overdose Rescue Training
College of Pharmacy
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 3.106
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Imagine walking into your friend's room to find them passed out on the couch – are they napping, did they drink too much, did they overdose on painkillers? Learn how to respond in this situation through our interactive opioid overdose rescue training.

Lecture
Internationalizing Your Degree
Cockrell School of Engineering
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.208
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover skills a global engineer needs – creativity, adaptability, a world view, cultural awareness – and how these skills can be developed. Explore study abroad opportunities and how global engineering education can create international connections.

Lecture
Introducing the Texas Germans
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.108
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join Professor Marc Pierce and members of the Texas German Dialect Project to discover one of the most influential cultural groups in Texas: Texas Germans. Learn their language, literature, and their historical and cultural impact on the Lone Star State.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Iris Apfel: Paint by Numbers but Outside of the Box
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, GEA Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

The University Fashion Group will host a group, paint-by-numbers portrait coloring of UT legend and fashion icon, Iris Apfel. Join us to add your personal touch of bold color to her image. We'll share a miniature version of her to fashion on your own.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
It's a Balancing Act
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Test your problem-solving skills and challenge yourself to think outside the box. See if you can find a solution to the problem of how to successfully balance multiple items on top of one other item.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
It's a Jungle (of Food Choices) Out There
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School, 3rd Floor Hallway)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

This interactive display and presentation will help you make healthy choices when selecting food in the school cafeteria, at the mall, and in food courts. Don't get lost in the jungle, discover ways to alter not-so-healthy habits and make sound choices.

Lecture
It's Electric: A Neural Engineering Perspective of the Body
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | BME - Biomedical Engineering Building, 3.204, Seminar Room
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of Dr. Samantha Santacruz's lab to explore devices used to view electrical signals from the brain and heart in real time. Lab researchers will discuss how brain signals are used for various biomedical engineering applications.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Jello-Fracking
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.220
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students in the Petroleum Graduate Students Association, the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts to learn about hydraulic fracturing. This sweet demonstration will use Jell-O and frosting for fracking material and a straw as a well bore.

Tour
Jester West Residence Hall
University Housing and Dining
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | JES - Beauford H. Jester Center, Jester West Front Desk
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Jester Center is one of the nation's largest residence halls. Jester offers many dining choices and is home to the Texas Cultures Gallery. Tours will be offered continuously with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Join the Creative Force: Texas Big Art Day
College of Fine Arts
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | ART - Art Building and Museum (Rain plan location: ART - Art Building and Museum, 1st Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join students in UTeach Art, along with graduate students in Art Education, for creative, collaborative art activities. We'll link up with Big Art Day, a state-wide focus to raise awareness of art education and art as a creative force in our communities.

Lecture
Just Because It's Funny, Doesn't Mean It's Not Serious: A Real Course in Fake News
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 4.204
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Enjoy this interactive overview of a Moody College class that considers how we deal with narratives, from stand-up comedy to international espionage. Discover their implications for 21st century geopolitics and within our own participatory democracy.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Just Keep Motoring
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.508
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Explore motor power by making a small DC (direct current) motor using magnets and batteries. You can just keep motoring with students from Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society.

Tour
Kinsolving Residence Hall and Garden Tour
University Housing and Dining
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | KIN - Kinsolving Residence Hall, Front Desk
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Kinsolving is an all-female residence hall on campus. It is home to Kins Dining, the Gallery of Texas Women exhibit, and the Kinsolving Food Garden. Tours will be offered continuously with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m.

Tour
KUT Public Media Studio Tours
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 1.108
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join us for tours of the KUTX performance Studio 1A where nationally touring and local acts perform, the KUT Newsmaker Studio where Central Texas newsmakers participate in interviews for the likes of NPR and the BBC, and the Texas Standard Studio.

Tour
KVRX Student Radio and Texas Student Television Tour
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | HSM - Hearst Student Media Building, 4th Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join us for a tour of UT's student radio and television's studio facilities. As a part of this fun tour, you can view co-productions of TSTV/KVRX recordings in-studio, hear lectures and have the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities.

Lecture
Leadership Around the World
McCombs School of Business
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | GSB - Graduate School of Business Building, 3.106
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Leadership takes place in many different ways. Join us to explore the various types of leadership and how they are relevant when working in a global community. Learn about the numerous opportunities to experience a global lifestyle as a UT student.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
LED Butterflies
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 0.702
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Light up the room with your own foam butterfly while learning about circuits from student members of the Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering program. Decorate your butterfly using light emitting diodes (LEDs) and discover what makes them work.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Let's Make a Deal: How Statistics Helps Us Make the Right Decisions
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences for an interactive demonstration of statistical paradoxes. You'll discover how to combine data with theory to make the right decisions (even when our intuitions lead us astray).

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Levitate with Texas Guadaloop
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, Lower Level Atrium
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Learn how Texas Guadaloop is disrupting modern transportation with an energy efficient and cost-effective alternative. Check out the electrically propulsed Hyperloop pod that levitates utilizing air bearing technology. Kids can try to sit on it.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Life-Size Device Operation and Medical Trivia
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.206
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of UT's Biomedical Engineering Society to learn about the human body and medical devices. Test how well you know parts of the human body by helping Dr. McBiomed match them to the medical device designed to aid that body part's functionality.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Linguistics for All
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.102
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

People use speech to communicate every day but few stop to think how it works or what happens when you know more than one language. Join members of the UT Sound Lab for interactive activities examining how we produce and perceive sounds across languages.

Display
Little Things Matter: Powerful Machines on Nanoscales
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 9.122
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover incredibly small configurations known as nanostructures through several demos on nanotechnology. Join Dr. Donglei Fan to learn how nanostructures make up the colors of peacock feathers and watch intriguing operations of nanoscale rotary motors.

Tour
Live Glassblowing Demonstrations: A Fusion of Art and Science
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.146
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

The UT Glass Shop will host an open house featuring glassblowing demonstrations as well as a gallery of research glassware in action. Glassblower Adam Kennedy will be working all day to create an artistic piece inspired by the UT scientific community.

Performance
Live on the EUT Stage: Warrior Chorus Austin 2020 - The Past is Now for All Soldiers
College of Liberal Arts
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | East Mall
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Ten US veterans (pre-Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan) spent ten weeks studying ancient Greek accounts of war as prompts for discussing how their service affected their own lives. Watch them perform their unique stories in words, movement, sound and image.

Performance
Live on the Explore UT Stage: Alina Pash
College of Liberal Arts
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Visit the Explore UT stage to listen to the eclectic style of Alina Pash, a rising young musical artist from Ukraine who combines rap, hip-hop, and folk music.

Performance
Live on the Explore UT Stage: Aqil Suleymanov and the Art of Mugham
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | East Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Much as the Caucasus Mountains crash into the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan, poetry and music collide in the traditional art of Mugham. Aqil Suleymanov, from the Qarabagh Ensemble, will share this amazing art and the story behind it.

Performance
Live on the Explore UT Stage: Global Voices – Songs and Tales from Around the World
College of Liberal Arts
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Listen as faculty and students from several language programs at UT present authentic songs, folktales and poems from around the world with texts in their native language. An English translation of the texts will be provided.

Performance
Live on the Explore UT Stage: Igor Grohotsky, 2014 Winner of The Voice Ukraine
College of Liberal Arts
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Visit the Explore UT Stage to hear Igor Grohotsky, a rising young musical artist from Ukraine and 2014 winner of The Voice Ukraine. Igor will perform numerous songs in his native language.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Longhorn Racing: Designing for Performance
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | North Speedway Mall
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join engineering students in the Longhorn Racing program to explore vehicles they've designed, built and raced. Create, test, redesign and test again your own balloon powered car while learning the basic theory of thrust and resistance.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Look at Venus, Look at the Sun
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall, Rooftop
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Astronomy staff and students to view Venus using a 16" telescope, or to safely look directly at the sun using smaller telescopes (weather permitting). Additional demonstrations will take place throughout the day.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Loteria: Community History through Family Play
College of Liberal Arts
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | BEN - Benedict Hall, 1.126
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Create a Loteria card-game while learning about the people and places of Texas’ Latinx history.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Magnetic Motors and Static Races
Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical and Computer
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.504
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join student members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers to build a magnetic motor with just a battery and a copper wire. You can also learn how static electricity works and how to use its power to race against your friends.

Lecture
Majoring in Architecture and Interior Design
School of Architecture
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | GOL - Goldsmith Hall, 3.120
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join admissions coordinator Jasmin Blas-Mendieta for a presentation about majoring in architecture and interior design at UT, including an opportunity for questions and answers.

Lecture
Majoring in Communication
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 3.204
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join students from Moody's Communication Council to learn more about the various majors in communication. This interactive and informative session may be the perfect discussion for students trying to decide what they want to study here at UT.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Make Your Own Sustainable Play Dough
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.222
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Make your own play dough with Engineers for a Sustainable World. Learn how making your own play dough saves resources, waste, and money. Imagine the possibilities and explore a sustainable future with play dough.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Making Color Fizz: Exploring Chemical Reactions
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Explore colorful and fizzy chemical reactions with students from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

Display
Making Earthquakes with T-Rex
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, Loading Dock
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover how engineering research can help make us safer during earthquakes. Experience the power of T-Rex, a large hydraulic vehicle that can generate an earthquake, and learn how the simulation helps engineers design earthquake resistant structures.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Making Homemade Silly Putty
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

Create your very own homemade silly putty in an experiment that is quick, fun, and uses only simple household materials. Explorers of all ages will love this quick introduction to science from the Natural Sciences Council.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Making Materials: Warp and Weft
School of Architecture
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | WMB - West Mall Office Building, 3.102, Materials Lab
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join us to learn about the process of weaving through a hands-on workshop at the School of Architecture Materials Lab. You'll use a variety of renewable and recycled materials to make a woven composition of your own that you can take home.

Performance
Making Riso Zine Prints: A Creative Texas Two-Step
College of Fine Arts
1:00 PM - 3:40 PM | ART - Art Building and Museum, 2.210
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join the UT Print Department and Undergraduate Riso Fellows to draw and print your very own two color zine publication using the hip and retro Risograph machine. Discover why so many contemporary publishing houses and artists have turned to the Riso.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Making Water Clean Again: Exploring Modern Wastewater Treatment Processes
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall (Rain plan location: ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Charles Werth and students in the Environmental & Water Resources Engineering program to witness the magic of wastewater becoming clean again. Observe treatment processes including removal of particulate matter via coagulation and filtration.

Display
Mapping Your Way to a Pharmacy Education
College of Pharmacy
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 2nd Floor Lobby and Courtyard Breezeway
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Navigate your future by connecting with pharmacy counselors to discuss admissions information, academic choices and career opportunities in pharmacy.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Mapping Your Way to an Education and Career in Nursing
School of Nursing
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.118
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

Nursing is one of the most diverse, satisfying and fastest growing occupations in the country. Join us to learn about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. You could discover that it may be the right career choice for you.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
March with the Longhorn Band
College of Fine Arts
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | STD - Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, NEZ Loading Dock, 2139 San Jacinto Blvd. (Between Gates 7 and 8)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Experience the thrill of marching with the Longhorn Band. Following a rehearsal on the Joe Jamail Field in DKR – Texas Memorial Stadium, participants will march to the Tower for the Explore UT class photo. Enter via the Loading Dock on San Jacinto Blvd.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Marine Science Touch Tanks: Touch Live Marine Animals
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join the Department of Marine Science and the Marine Science Club to explore the wonderful and unique things that live in the seas. View a collection of organisms and discover the amazing characteristics of each one.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Marshmallow Catapults in Action
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Team up to build and test your very own marshmallow catapult. See how far you can launch your marshmallow projectile.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Mathematical Adventures
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Mathematics students and faculty on this adventure to explore the power of your mathematical skills. You’ll discover how fun math can be while solving puzzles and playing fun, interactive games.

Display
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Board Information Table
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II (Rain plan location: ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II)
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Visit with graduate students from the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Board to learn more about opportunities available within the discipline. You can ask questions and get a first-hand perspective from current students.

Lecture
Mechanical Engineering Prospective Student Information Session
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.108
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Prospective students interested in applying to the Mechanical Engineering Department, along with those who have already been admitted, are invited to join department representatives for an informal question and answer session. Parents are also welcome.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Medieval Children's Crafts
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Discover how symbols on shields during the medieval time period helped to identify who was behind the armor. Create your own medieval shield or crown to let people know more about you.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Medieval Engineering: The Trebuchet
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honors society to test your skills using the trebuchet, a medieval launching machine. You'll be able to launch water balloons across the lawn with a mighty swing as you try to hit the target.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Meet the Sim Family: Caring for Droids
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 4.106
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Meet the Sim family, Hal, Victoria and their new baby, Hal Junior. Take a guided tour of the Simulation Lab and discover how nursing students learn to care for people by practicing on these high tech patient droids.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Memory Card Game
Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GRE - Gregory Gymnasium
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Participants will be able to play a traditional memory card game with cards featuring students from the university’s diverse student body. There is room for all and several card games will take place at the same time.

Lecture
Mock Law School Class
School of Law
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | TNH - Townes Hall, 2.137
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Public Service

Have you ever thought about going to law school? Join Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Elizabeth Bangs for a mock "trial" of a Law School class and to learn what life is like as a law student.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Moody and Annette Strauss are Alright, Alright, Alright
Moody College of Communication
12:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 4.206
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Discover the Moody College and the Annette Strauss Institute by participating in an engaging scavenger hunt. To win prizes, locate icons that give us bragging rights that are "alright" and make our college and institute stand out in Texas and beyond.

Lecture
More Than Meets the Eye: Sound Design in Movies
Moody College of Communication
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.122, Studio 4C
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Science, art, magic. Sound design is the essential, invisible part of moviemaking. Learn how audio artists and technicians create the world of sound in film with examples from award-winning films and demonstrations of students replacing whole soundtracks.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
My Body On Drugs
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 5.102, 5th Floor Lobby
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Test your knowledge of how your body responds to the use of common drugs through short interactive quizzes. Learn about strategies and resources that can help you talk with others about protecting yourself from drug use and abuse.

Performance
My Life as a Sponge: A Brief Glimpse into the World of a Creative Advertising Student
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.118, Studio 4B
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Being critical of an ad can be easy. Being creative on demand is not. Watch as Texas Creative Advertising students share the ups and downs of living a creative life full of amazing success, and not.

Display
Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.125, T-Room
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Guihua Yu to explore how nanoscale science and technology can help to address one of the 21st century's greatest challenges - developing renewable energy. You'll see practical demonstrations using solar cells, batteries and microbial fuel cells.

Special Event
NHERI DesignSafe Mobile Shaker: Earthquakes with T-Rex
Texas Advanced Computing Center
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Experience the power of specialized hydraulic equipment that simulates an earthquake and helps engineers design earthquake resistant structures, and visit the Texas Advanced Computing Center's Vislab (POB 2.404) to learn about computer assisted research.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Operating Scooters Safely
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.112
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Scooters are quickly becoming an integral and fun part of short-distance transportation. Join us to learn basic safety tips and rules for operating scooters correctly so you will arrive at your destination safely.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Operation: A Place Where You're the Doctor
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join students in the Black Health Professions Organization to play Operation. You’ll learn about the funny names for body conditions and discover how they really connect to the human body.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Optical Magic
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.130
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Yaguo Wang and her students to explore the magic of optics by using lenses, microscopes and kaleidoscopes to manipulate light. Learn how light manipulation allows researchers to transport information quickly and accurately over long distances.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Out of this World Space Trivia
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
2:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 1.126
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Compete in the Texas Spacecraft Laboratory's Space Trivia challenge and learn about satellites, space systems, orbits and more. Prizes include 3D printed CubeSats and aerospace swag. Satellite demonstrations will also be taking place during the event.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Perform an IV Push Like a Professional
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 4.118
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how to safely prepare and deliver medication through an intravenous (IV) push. Master the skills to calculate appropriate medication dosages, pull the correct amount from a vial, remove the air, and push the solution into the IV. Space is limited.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Perform Robotic Surgery
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | HTB - Health Transformation Building, Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how complex surgery can be done using assisted robotic surgery. The DaVinci Robot is the latest in surgical technology with magnified 3-D high-definition vision and tiny instruments that bend and rotate with greater precision than the human hand.

Display
Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) Open House
University of Texas Libraries
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | PCL - Perry-Castañeda Library
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Visit the PCL, the largest library on campus. You can relax and recharge in the Learning Commons, explore STEM study spaces and visit the University Federal Credit Union Room on the 2nd floor or the Collaborative Commons on the 5th floor of the library.

Lecture
Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Prospective Student Session for High Schoolers
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.208
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Discover opportunities available to students majoring in petroleum and geosystems engineering, and explore numerous career paths available in the field. An academic advisor and current students will be available to help you learn more about our program.

Lecture
Pharmacy TED Talks
College of Pharmacy
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 2.110
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Science

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.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Phun with Physics
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 24th Street Sidewalk (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join members of the student organization, Undergraduate Women in Physics, for fun, interactive demonstrations that will explore the properties of magnetism and other basic concepts of physics.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Picture Yourself at UT
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Picture the UT Tower in the background with you front and center: a photo for the ages. Take a keepsake photo of your group from the unique perspective of the Gearing Hall courtyard to help you remember the day.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Play Doctor
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | HLB - Health Learning Building, Lobby
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

When you're young, seeing the doctor for routine visits can sometimes feel scary. Learn how to use basic medical tools, just like your doctor, so that you know what to expect at your next check-up.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Playing Shakespeare
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | PAR - Parlin Hall, Courtyard (Rain plan location: PAR - Parlin Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Experience the magic of the Shakespeare at Winedale program through this on-your-feet workshop. You can become a Shakespearean player by putting on a costume, grabbing a script and recreating a character from one of William Shakespeare's plays.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Polymer Secrets: Playing with Plastic
Cockrell School of Engineering: Chemical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.218
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join research groups led by Dr. Benny Freeman, Dr. Donald Paul and Dr. Joan Brennecke to see amazing tricks using common items such as nylon rope and diapers. Have fun making slime or gaviscon snakes and leave with a greater understanding of polymers.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Popsicle Stick Catapults
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.322
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

How far can candy fly? Find out by building your own popsicle stick catapult and testing it. Members from Pi Sigma Pi Minority Academic Engineering Society will show you how to build the catapult and make the candy fly.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Preparing for a Safe and Fun Spring Break
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how to choose the safest and healthiest ways to have fun over spring break, whether you choose to enjoy it in the water, at the beach, camping or at home in your own back yard.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Print-A-Cookie: Exploring 3-D Printing Technology
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, Ground Floor Maker Studio
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students in the Graduate Engineering Council to see how an "icing printer" can print baked goodies you can actually eat. Devour a cookie while learning how 3-D printing technology is used in interdisciplinary applications of additive manufacturing.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Programming the Next Generation
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GDC - Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall, 2.100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Discover how small changes in code can transform the entire look of a website. Join students in the Association for Computing Machinery to look inside a computer and learn how the parts work together. It's a new world for programming the next generation.

Special Event
Project Collaborate: Free Health Screening
College of Pharmacy
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | PHR - Pharmacy Building, 2.214
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join current pharmacy students to take advantage of basic health screening services. We'll check your weight, height, blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol levels and can discuss the significance of those results.

Lecture
Prospective Engineering Student Information Session for 11th Graders
Cockrell School of Engineering
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.202
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Prospective engineering students in 11th grade and their parents are invited to learn about opportunities within the Cockrell School. This introductory session will introduce 11th graders to the school and its various departments, offices and programs.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Puzzling Communication
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Communication can sometimes be challenging. Discover new approaches to conquer those challenges and practice your communication skills with family and friends by working together on a puzzle.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Recreational Sports Open House at Gregory Gym
Division of Recreational Sports
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GRE - Gregory Gymnasium, 2.100 (Main Concourse), 3.114 (GRE Annex)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Discover fun facts about this historic building on a self-guided tour. Challenge yourself on the indoor climbing wall (some restrictions apply). Shoot some hoops and spike a volleyball on the courts. Enjoy the fun opportunities available in RecSports.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Rethinking Normal: Health Care Through the Kaleidoscope of Gender
Dell Medical School
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, 1.208
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join Dell Med's Charlotte Heron to examine the concepts of gender, gender identity and gender expression and their impact on medical care. The session will include opportunities for self-reflection and explore pathways to appreciate one’s gender journey.

Tour
RoboCup Teams in Action
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GDC - Bill and Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Computer Science Hall, 3.436
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Professor Peter Stone and student programmers to experience UT Austin's Villa Robot Soccer Teams of humanoid robots in action. You'll learn how computer code teaches these robots to strut their stuff on the soccer field. Demos begin on the half hour.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Rockin' Roller Coasters
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.212
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students from the Texas Theme Park Engineering Group to create simple roller coasters. Participate in a marble race to learn about potential and kinetic energy, height and gravity, friction and theme park engineering.

Tour
San Jacinto Residence Hall Tour
University Housing and Dining
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SJH - San Jacinto Residence Hall, Front Desk
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

San Jacinto is one of the newest residence halls on campus. Located in the Waller Creek Community, this hall offers suite-style rooms as well as large spaces for events. Tours will be offered continuously with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m.

Lecture
Satellites and Space Garbage: Managing Traffic Orbiting Earth
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 1.126
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join space traffic expert Dr. Moriba Jah and his students to learn about the challenges of managing the increasing number of satellites and space "garbage" orbiting Earth. You can tour of their cutting-edge lab to see how the issues are navigated.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Saving Lives Through Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.112, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to learn the emergency life saving procedures for performing hand-only CPR or operating an automatic external defibrillator (AED). Practice doing chest compressions at the right speed so if needed in an emergency, you can help someone stay alive.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Saving your Genes
School of Nursing
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.116
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join Dr. Nicole Osier to learn more about health strategies to "save your genes." She'll showcase online games and resources that are interactive and designed to help promote greater genetic health.

Display
Scotch Tape Graphene with a R2R Machine
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 3.128
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

What is graphene? How does scotch tape work with graphene? What is a Roll-to-Roll (R2R) graphene transfer system? Join us to learn the answers to these questions and more. Step up to this engineering challenge to see some amazing science.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
See History in a Whole New Way: Intro to ClioVis, A Data Visualization Tool
College of Liberal Arts
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, Visualization Laboratory
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

The software ClioVis, is a data visualization tool developed at UT and used by students in classrooms across campus. Join Dr. Erika Bsumek to learn more and to map a web of historical events on an interactive timeline app to see history a whole new way.

Lecture
Sensory Superheroes: Extreme Animal Sensory Systems
College of Natural Sciences
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1.720
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Animals often have sensory abilities that humans could only imagine. Join Caitlin Leslie for a lecture to explore some of the extreme sensory systems that exist in the animal world which allows them to hunt, navigate and communicate in extraordinary ways.

Performance
Shakespeare at Winedale Performance
College of Liberal Arts
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | PAR - Parlin Hall, Courtyard (Rain plan location: PAR - Parlin Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Students from the renowned Shakespeare at Winedale program will perform scenes from Shakespeare’s plays. This innovative program allows non-actors to explore Shakespeare’s complex texts through the experience of rehearsing and performing the plays.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Shape Your Community: Participate in Planning Your City
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | SUT - Sutton Hall, 2.112
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Learn how participatory mapping can give residents the freedom to choose which amenities should be in their neighborhoods and the positive or negative effects of these decisions. See how the effects of land use decisions shape your community.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Shattering Science
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

One of the best things about learning to be an amazing science teacher is conducting hands-on experiments. Join student members of the Education Council for a demonstration of liquid nitrogen's shattering power using flowers and more.

Lecture
Show Me the Money: Important Lessons from Finance
McCombs School of Business
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | GSB - Graduate School of Business Building, 2.120
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join Professor Will Way to learn how the lessons of finance are both timely and timeless. You'll discover that although the study of finance as an academic discipline is only about 60 years old, its essential concepts have been with us for ages.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Simple Concepts of Subsurface Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.202
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join us for a game of hide and seek with fluids below the earth's surface. You'll learn how fluids move, displace each other, and sometimes get trapped in rocks and soil. Discover what subsurface engineers have to do in order to move them around.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Slavic Culture, Heritage and Temporary Tattoos
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join us to learn more about the wonderful traditions of Slavic culture and heritage. We'll have temporary tattoos to share and to help you carry a little Slavic culture with you as you Explore UT.

Lecture
So You Want to Go to Law School
School of Law
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | TNH - Townes Hall, 2.137
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Public Service

Join us for an overview of the application process and requirements for Law School admission. Learn about steps to take early in an academic career to better prepare for law school consideration.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Social Work Child Well-Fair: Play Station
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | LBJ - Lyndon B. Johnson Library
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Public Service

The Steve Hicks School of Social Work is dedicated to building safe and healthy relationships in our community. Explore child and family services in a therapeutic play environment and learn why play infuses a creative spirit in life.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Social Work: Help Starts Here
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | LBJ - Lyndon B. Johnson Library
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Public Service

In thousands of ways, social workers help people help themselves, whenever and wherever they are needed. Explore this inspiring profession by testing your knowledge with a spin of the Social Work Wheel of Wonder. Find out what social workers do.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Solving the Genetic Code with Legos
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, 1st Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Use the genetic code to decipher a sequence of DNA and identify a specific protein, as determined by the correct color sequence of Legos you put together. If correct, you will win a small prize from the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Sorry, I Never Understood the Challenges
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard (Rain plan location: NUR - Nursing School)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Discover daily life for others who do normal activities under challenging circumstances by experiencing what it’s like to have difficulty seeing or maintaining balance. Try on the "empathy belly" to see what it feels like to do activities while pregnant.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Sound Sandwiches and the Science of Sound
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 1.214
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join the Engineering Chamber Orchestra to explore the science of sound and create Sound Sandwiches. Craft a homemade kazoo by using Popsicle sticks, rubber bands, straws and some "sound" science to help it resonate.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Spaghetti Structures
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | GOL - Goldsmith Hall, 2.110
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join members of the Undergraduate Architecture Student Council for this competition to see who can build the tallest structure out of dry spaghetti noodles and marshmallows. Have fun while learning the basic principles of building structures.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Step Inside a Giant Colon
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, Plaza
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Walk through a larger-than-life digestive organ to learn about colorectal cancer (CRC). LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes oncologist Anna Capasso will give an up-close look at healthy and cancerous colon tissue, the stages of CRC, treatment and prevention.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Strike a Pose: Yoga on the Lawn
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, 1st Floor Lounge)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join members of the Kinesiology Club to de-stress from a busy day exploring the campus. You will learn basic yoga poses and discover more about this stress-reducing exercise.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Super Tips for Dental Care
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

Join student members of the Texas Pre-Dental Society and have fun discovering how you can improve your personal hygiene routine. You'll also learn helpful tips to maintain super healthy dental habits.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Taming the Frog in Your Throat
Moody College of Communication
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 4.204
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join voice scientist and speech-language pathologist Dr. Rosemary Lester-Smith and members of the UT Voice Lab to explore how your voice works, learn tips and tricks for maintaining a healthy voice, and discuss what to do when voice troubles arise.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Teamwork: It's All Fun and Games
McCombs School of Business
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | GSB - Graduate School of Business Building, 3.104
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Being a great leader means being a great teammate. Join members of the McCombs Leadership Program to learn how to maximize your own strengths as well as make your whole group stronger while having fun playing games and making new friends.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Tell Your Story and Make a Difference
Moody College of Communication
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 4.212
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join Dr. Tommy Darwin from the Intellectual Entrepreneurship Program to discover how a simple story-based tool can help you learn to impact the world, connect with people to help you, and stay motivated on your path. Leave with a pocket-sized action plan.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Texas Engineering World Health: Designing Light Up Dough Creatures
Cockrell School of Engineering: Biomedical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.524
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of the Texas Engineering World Health student organization to design a circuit using LED lights, wire, batteries and dough. Create your own dough creature that lights up and learn how circuit design can help improve the world's health.

Tour
Texas Inventionworks Tours and Open House
Cockrell School of Engineering
12:00 PM - 4:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 0.602
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Explore the two-story, Texas Inventionworks with rooms organized around the engineering design process. Watch demonstrations of equipment used to create a wide array of electronic systems and mechanical devices. See student engineering projects in action.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Texas Longhorn Beetles and Bugs
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

View a live insect zoo, including a UT favorite, the Texas longhorn beetle. Explore numerous natural history specimens from UT's research holdings and meet the people behind the science.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Texas Nutrition Trivia
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, Courtyard
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to learn how our student organization works to connect with peers and professionals in nutrition-related fields and provide volunteer and social opportunities for members. Test your own food and nutrition knowledge with a fun game of trivia.

Tour
Texas Spacecraft Laboratory Tour
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 1:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 3.104
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Tour of the Texas Spacecraft Laboratory to learn about our satellites in space and get to know the engineers behind the scenes. See a satellite model up close, 3D printed models of satellite parts, and experience simulations that drive student work.

Tour
Texas Student Media Tour: The Daily Texan, Cactus Yearbook and Texas Travesty
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | HSM - Hearst Student Media Building, 2.122
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join us for a tour of the newsroom and photo studio of the student-run newspaper, The Daily Texan. See the offices of the Cactus yearbook and the student-run humor magazine, the Texas Travesty, and experience interactive lectures and hand-on activities.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Texas Union Underground Glow Bowling
University Unions: The Texas Union
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | UNB - Union Building, 1.122
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Come to the Union Underground (first floor, north end) for free glow bowling. Availability is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a limit of one game per person. Billiard tables will also be available.

Lecture
Texas' Transportation Revolution: Automated, Shared, and Electric Cars
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 3.116
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join Dr. Kara Kockelman to learn how self-driving cars will affect future travel costs, safety and traffic congestion. Learn how ride-sharing inside compact, electric vehicle fleets with congestion pricing can exploit their benefits and avoid pitfalls.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Anatomy of a Virus
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, Courtyard, 5th Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Viruses are small infectious agents that replicate inside of living cells and organisms. Join us for a fun, interactive game to identify and connect common viruses with their structural characteristics and resultant health conditions.

Lecture
The Art of Getting the Scoop
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 1.202
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

How’d they get that scoop? Learn and practice the tools professional journalists use to get people to reveal their deepest secrets. A lively, interactive lecture by Professor Diana Dawson will give you conversation skills to conquer any social situation.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Cool Concepts of Astronomy
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall, Rooftop (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join members of the Astronomy Students Association for astronomy and physics demonstrations. We'll also have hands-on crafts to help explore cool scientific concepts and explain how they relate to learning about the cosmos.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Dean's Scholars Present: The Wonders of Science
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 24th Street Sidewalk (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join the Natural Science Dean's Scholars to discover the wonders of science and how it permeates our lives. Presentations will include intriguing chemistry and physics experiments, such as Growing Hot Ice, Chameleon Chemicals, and much more.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Electric Brain
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Your brain uses electricity to communicate with the rest of your body. Join neuroscience graduate students to learn about these signals as we measure electric muscle responses and show how this process can be hijacked to control another person's arm.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Elementary School Fish Bowl Pitch Practice: An Introduction to the Startup Scene
School of Undergraduate Studies
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | FAC - Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, 101D
Audience: Early Learners (4-7 years old) | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Learn the basics of crafting an investor pitch, and then pitch your solution to a real world problem to a panel of judges, just like on Shark Tank. And don’t worry, if you don’t already have an idea, Blackstone LaunchPad Staff can help you develop one.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Fascinating Components of Blood
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join members of the American Medical Student Association for a fun, interactive learning experience exploring the unique components of blood. You will be able to learn about red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets and may even win a prize.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Fascinating World of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
McCombs School of Business
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | GSB - Graduate School of Business Building, 2.124
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join us to learn about Blockchain, a technical revolution in digital currency that is taking the world by storm. You can play games and test your entrepreneurial and innovative skills by creating your own cryptocurrency.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Fish Bowl Pitch Practice for Teens: An Introduction to the Startup Scene
School of Undergraduate Studies
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | FAC - Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, 101D
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Learn the basics of crafting an investor pitch, and then pitch your solution to a real world problem to a panel of judges, just like on Shark Tank. And don’t worry, if you don’t already have an idea, Blackstone LaunchPad staff can help you develop one.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Flying Fish Catapult
Cockrell School of Engineering
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.216
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Explore engineering with members of Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity. Create a catapult using rubber bands, craft sticks and spoons, and test it to see if your catapult can project a goldfish cracker into the target fishbowl.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Great Drill String Challenge
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, 2.236
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join student members of the American Association of Drilling Engineers to learn about drill string, the pipe that transports oil to the surface. Create a string to get reservoir fluids (lemonade) to the surface and you may win the drill string challenge.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Hispanic and Latino Cultural Challenge
College of Liberal Arts
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | BEN - Benedict Hall, 1.124
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join us for a challenge to test your knowledge of famous Hispanic and Latino writers, painters and musicians. Identify food (beyond tacos) and share which breathtaking, mysterious, geographic or historic Latin American sight you would like to visit.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Joys of Research: Exploring the Work of Student Researchers
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 24th Street Patio
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join the Council of Graduate Chemists to discover what's new in chemistry. We'll present and explain some of the exciting and cutting-edge research being conducted here in UT's Chemistry department.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Largest and Most Famous Collection of Exotic Living Algae in the World
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 24th Street Patio
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

View an amazing array of living algae collected from all over the world in a striking range of colors, shapes and sizes. Learn about the cultivation of algae for food, health products and biofuels. Find out how edible algae tastes.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Making of a Spokespuppet
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.126, Studio 4D
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Have you ever wanted to change the world, or maybe just extend summer vacation and sell more lemonade? In this hands-on workshop, you will learn what it takes to be a persuasive communicator by creating the ideal spokespuppet for your cause or brand.

Performance
The Metal Balloon
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ETC - Engineering Teaching Center II, 2.125, T-Room
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Watch students from Material Advantage inflate a sheet of metal into a balloon using a hand pump, an extreme case of metal forming called superplasticity. Similar technology is used to create special parts for automotive and aerospace applications.

Lecture
The Microbial War Within Us: How to Win the War and Stay Well
College of Natural Sciences
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1.720
Audience: Adults | Area of Interest: Science

Join Dr. Leanne Field for a discussion on the ancient conflict between infectious microorganisms and the human immune system. She'll share an overview of respiratory tract diseases and common sense tips on how to win the war with disease-causing microbes.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
The Middle School Fish Bowl Pitch Practice: An Introduction to the Startup Scene
School of Undergraduate Studies
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | FAC - Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, 101D
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Learn the basics of crafting an investor pitch, and then pitch your solution to a real world problem to a panel of judges, just like on Shark Tank. And don’t worry, if you don’t already have an idea, Blackstone LaunchPad Staff can help you develop one.

Lecture
The Power of Film Editing in Crafting Comedy
Moody College of Communication
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | CMB - Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building B, 4.122, Studio 4C
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

From slapstick to mash-ups, film editors break the rules when it comes to editing comedy. During this illustrated lecture, Radio-TV-Film Professor Anne Lewis will demonstrate the power of editing in making the audience laugh (or at least chuckle).

Lecture
The Reporter and the Athlete
Moody College of Communication
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 1.202
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Players from The University of Texas Women’s Basketball Team will join journalism professor Kevin Robbins and student journalists for a lively discussion about sports and how the media cover them. Bring your questions to ask the athletes and journalists.

Performance
The Spirit of Shakespeare Players Present: Scenes from "As You Like It"
College of Liberal Arts
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | CAL - Calhoun Hall, 100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join student members of the Spirit of Shakespeare players for a presentation of scenes from Shakespeare's famous comedy, As You Like It.  Don't miss this classic story of love and secret identities in the Forest of Arden.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Thinking Outside of the Sandbox: The Engineering Challenge of Soil
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall (Rain plan location: ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Ever wondered what it feels like to stand in quicksand or what happens to a building when an earthquake strikes? Join graduate students from the Geo-Institute to "play in dirt" and learn how engineers solve the challenges of building on different soils.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
This is Not a Test: Preparing for an Emergency
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.112
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Learn how to prepare for various types of natural emergencies and whether or not your family is ready for an emergency. Discover how to create an emergency "bug out" kit and receive printed emergency preparation information from the American Red Cross.

Tour
Tower Tours
University Unions: The Texas Union
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | MAI - Main Building, West Entrance, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Join us for a free half-hour tour to the Top of the UT Tower. Reserve tickets in advance at 512-475-6636 (required) and arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour. Vacancies will be filled 5 minutes before the tour begins. Limit of 10 tickets for large groups.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Tracking Prehistoric Humans
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Check out the reconstruction of 3.6-million-year-old footprints, and use your forensic skills to determine how Lucy (AL-288) died more than 3 million years ago. You'll also be able to explore the skulls of fossil species within the human family tree.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Transportation: Getting You Where You Want to Go
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join students in the Institute of Transportation Engineers and Women's Transportation Seminar to learn how to manage traffic signals and keep traffic flowing safely. Learn how cooperation can help you get from point of origin to your destination smoothly.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Twist and Bounce Your Way to Success
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Challenge your friends to a pogo stick or hula hoop contest with student members of the Texas Health Promotion Club. You'll learn about the value of exercise and staying healthy and see who will be the most successful in the activity challenge.

Lecture
Undergraduate Research: Start Here, Change the World
School of Undergraduate Studies
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM | MEZ - Mezes Hall, 2.118
Audience: Prospective Students (General) | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

At UT, every undergraduate student has the opportunity to engage in research. Find out what it’s like to contribute to the world-changing work of a top-tier research university.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Understanding Pop Culture: Fun and Games with American Studies
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join representatives from the American Studies program for fun games and a quick introduction to our world of exploring film, fashion, technology, food and much more as we seek to understand popular culture.

Lecture
Understanding Stuttering: From the Mouth of the Speaker to the Ear of the Listener
Moody College of Communication
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | BMC - Belo Center for New Media, 2nd Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Join staff from the Lang Stuttering Institute to discover what stuttering sounds like, how many people stutter and how it feels to produce stuttered speech. Learn the cause of stuttering and how to interact with a speaker who stutters.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Unlock Your Spine and Roll Out a New You
College of Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | SZB - George I. Sánchez Building, Plaza (Rain plan location: SZB - George I. Sánchez Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Improve your posture and loosen tight muscles through guided exercises in stretching and utilizing a foam roller. You'll learn about the benefits of good posture and ways to help prevent injuries. You can also play a round of foam roller bowling.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: On Target with UAV Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 1.124
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) student organization for a hands-on engineering challenge. You can test your problem-solving skills by creating and designing a target-drop system. Seating for each session is limited.

Display
Using Dead Plants to Explore the Diversity of Living Flora
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NHB - Norman Hackerman Building, 1st Floor Hallway
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Plants are all around, though many may not notice them. They provide numerous essential products and add beauty to our lives. Learn how plants are part of the matrix in which we live and how herbaria document their diversity and how it changes over time.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UT Bridge Makers Present Bevo's Bonaza Arcade
College of Fine Arts
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | EER - Engineering Education and Research Center, 1.610
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Try your luck and test your skills playing games in a pop-up arcade by UT Bridge Makers. Discover what is possible when Natural Sciences, Fine Arts and Engineering students harness the power of creativity, interdisciplinary collaboration and cardboard.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UT Memories Photo Booth and a Minute to Win It
Information Technology Services
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | FAC - Peter T. Flawn Academic Center, 1st Floor Lobby
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Create a unique memory by stopping by for a free UT themed photo. Choose a shot featuring just you or have two of your friends join for a group photo (limited to 3 people). We will also have Minute to Win It games and popcorn (while supplies last).

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UT Naval ROTC Rock Climbing Wall Challenge
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | South Speedway Mall
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Meet midshipmen in UT's Naval ROTC to take the rock wall climbing challenge. You can strap in, hook up and see how high you can climb. You'll also be able to learn about the incredible opportunities available in the UT Naval ROTC program.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UT's Microscopic World
Texas Memorial Museum
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | TMM - Texas Memorial Museum, 2.100
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Discover the diversity of microscopic creatures living in aquatic habitats around the UT campus.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UTeach Natural Sciences: Preparing the Next Generation of Secondary STEM Teachers
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.110
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join Math And Science Teachers of Tomorrow (MASTT), a student organization, whose members promote the success of future math and science teachers. The group will share hands-on lessons for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UTeach Outreach Natural Sciences
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 2.110
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Science

Join current UT students in hands-on lessons for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based activities, and to learn more about the UTeach program curriculum and outreach projects.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
UTeach-Liberal Arts Photo Booth
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 1:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1st Floor Hallway)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Celebrate education with members of UTeach-Liberal Arts, a professional middle and high school teacher preparation program. Future Longhorns can have their picture taken and learn more about the the UTeach program.

Performance
UTonomy: Drones That Fly Themselves
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, 4.118
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of the aerospace engineering research labs to see quadcopter drones in action. Learn about the basics of flight, autonomy, and the world-changing applications of aerial robotics. Seating is limited.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Virtual Diagnosis: A 3-D Tour of the Body
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | HLB - Health Learning Building, 4th Floor Multipurpose Laboratory
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Take a tour through the human body while observing the cutting-edge dissection of a virtual cadaver.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Visualization in Design
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | SUT - Sutton Hall, 1.102
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Discover how technologies, including virtual reality, augmented reality, reality capture and data visualization, are reshaping the way we design the places and spaces in which we live, work and play.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Vital Organs for Stayin' Alive: The Heart, Brain and Lungs
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | HLB - Health Learning Building, 4th Floor Multipurpose Room
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to take a tour of the heart, brain and lungs using torso models, diagrams and real lung, brain and heart specimens. We'll help you learn more as you navigate the organ structure and physiology of these vital organs.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Wake Up and Relax Through Yoga
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 4.180
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to learn elementary Yoga positions and practices. You'll discover how Yoga can help your body wake up and also be a wonderful way to relax and reduce stress. We'll give you tips to use between classes and while on the go.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Wardrobe Reflections: The Impact of Fashion
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | GEA - Mary E. Gearing Hall, GEA Courtyard
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join Fashion Anonymous for a vintage photo session. Learn about the second life of clothing and why thrifting and vintage items have become popular. There will be an introduction into fashion sketches with a chance to leave your mark on our mannequin.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Warp and Weft: Woven Building Materials at the Architecture Materials Lab
School of Architecture
11:00 AM - 2:40 PM | WMB - West Mall Office Building, 3.102, Materials Lab
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Arts, Design and Media

Are you curious to learn more about the amazing materials that are part of our built environment? Stop by the Materials Lab’s library for an up-close introduction to woven materials in architecture and explore over 28,000 samples in the collection.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Watch Water Flow Uphill and See How to Extract Energy from Ocean Currents
Cockrell School of Engineering: Civil, Architectural and Environmental
11:00 AM - 3:40 PM | ECJ - Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall, B.111
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Stretch your imagination and explore characteristics of water you never knew existed. See water flow uphill and learn how to get more power out of a current turbine in a hydraulics laboratory demonstration by Dr. Ben Hodges and Dr. Spyros Kinnas.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Water Filtration Magic: Disappearing Dye
Cockrell School of Engineering: Chemical
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | CPE - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building (Rain plan location: RLM - Robert Lee Moore Hall)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Engineering

Watch the water clear up right before your very eyes. Shake dirty water clean with flocculation and help the Kumar Research Group figure out which column packing material will filter out dye from water.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Welcoming Baby: Helping Siblings Prepare for a New Family Member
School of Nursing
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | NUR - Nursing School, 1.112
Audience: Early Learners (4-7 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Introducing younger children to the idea of being a big sister or brother can help them learn how to welcome the new baby to the family. We'll provide a baby mannequin to help them learn to hold a baby, change a diaper and basic skills for feeding a baby.

Lecture
What I Wish I Had Known Before Going to College: A Conversation with UT Students
School of Undergraduate Studies
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | GSB - Graduate School of Business Building, 2.126
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Longhorn Life

Join UT students as they share what they wish they had known in making the transition from high school to their first semester of college. Hear stories about what surprised and challenged them, and the strategies that made them successful Longhorns.

Lecture
What's Blood?
Dell Medical School
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, 1.204, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Classroom
Audience: Intermediate Learners (8-11 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

How much you know about blood? Scientists from the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes will talk about blood basics and how blood cancers occur. This interactive lecture will also share insights from recent development on cancer immunotherapy.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Wheel of Majors
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | East Mall (Rain plan location: RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Step right up. Spin the “Wheel of Majors” and learn about what the College of Liberal Arts has to offer. You will receive an honorary diploma and a taste of what you might learn in some of our diverse areas of study.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
When Life Gives You Lemons
McCombs School of Business
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | CBA - McCombs School of Business, Atrium (Third Floor 3.400)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join student members from the UT Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) to learn how to start your own business, a lemonade stand. Participate in a game that demonstrates the day-to-day activities required to build a successful business.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Where in the World Will You Land?
McCombs School of Business
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | CBA - McCombs School of Business, Hall of Honors (Speedway Entrance)
Audience: Children Under 12 | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Take a blind spin to see where you might land in this global adaptation of Pin the Tail on the Donkey. Once you've landed, you'll learn a few fun facts about that country and can use your artistic skills to color the country's flag.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Who Runs the World: GirlAdvocates!
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | WEL - Robert A. Welch Hall, 24th Street Sidewalk (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join GirlAdvocates! for fun trivia about powerful women throughout history and empowering activities to celebrate the icon that you are. Empowered women empower women.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Why Water Alone Isn't Enough to Stop Germs
College of Natural Sciences
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | Speedway Mall (Rain plan location: WCP - William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center)
Audience: Early Learners (4-7 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Join student members of Women in Medicine for an experiment to explore how germs scatter. You'll discover the importance of washing your hands with soap and learn the scientific reasons why washing them with water alone isn't enough to stop the germs.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
WIALD about Aerospace: Engineering Straw Rockets
Cockrell School of Engineering: Aerospace
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM | ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building, Lawn (Rain plan location: ASE - Aerospace Engineering Building)
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Engineering

Join members of the Women in Aerospace for Leadership and Development (WIALD) student organization to explore creativity in engineering by adding a nose cone and fins to a straw rocket. You can test your rocket in flight using the WIALD rocket launcher.

Display
Winged Wonders
Texas Memorial Museum
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | TMM - Texas Memorial Museum, 3rd Floor Exhibits
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Science

Join us to see the wonderful diversity of insect wings and colors and learn how flight has played a key role in the success of the most dominant group of animals on the planet.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Write Here, Write Now
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM | PCL - Perry-Castañeda Library, 2.330, University Writing Center
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

If there is a poem inside you, University Writing Center consultants will help you get it down on paper. You'll also be able to design your own personalized button, wrangle with a round of Typewriter Rodeo, and have your face painted.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
Yookoso Japan
College of Liberal Arts
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.302B
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Join us to discover more about Japanese culture through hands-on activities such as origami and ayatori. You can also learn how to write your name using Japanese scripts.

Hands-on Activity / Interactive
You Can Be a Linear B: Ancient Clay Writing
College of Liberal Arts
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM | RLP- Robert Lee Patton Hall, 1.302D
Audience: All Ages | Area of Interest: Business, Culture and Education

Learn how to write on clay tablets in the writing system used during the Homeric period of the Greek Bronze Age (1400-13200 BCE).

Lecture
Your Brain on Social Media    
Dell Medical School
1:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM | HDB - Health Discovery Building, 1.204, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Classroom
Audience: Teens (12-18 years old) | Area of Interest: Science

Ever wonder why it feels so good to get so many "likes"? Learn how social media impacts your brain. Dell Med students will share a psychiatry case study to discuss details about the positive and negative mental health outcomes of social media use.