Topic: Environmental Science Institute

Top 5: 'Hot Science, Cool Talks' and Leading Research

Jan. 21, 2016
"Hot Science — Cool Talks" is hosting its 100th talk, featuring "The Secret Lives of Dinosaurs."

From hacking drones and exploring space to rethinking energy and even blowing stuff up, a popular program on the Forty Acres is helping students and the public learn about world-changing research.

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Water Expert to Discuss Challenges of Meeting the Water Needs of Texas and the Southwest

Oct. 24, 2012

Jay Famiglietti, expert in the global water cycle, will present "Last Call at the Oasis: Will There Be Enough Water for the 21st Century?" part of the Hot Science-Cool Talks Outreach Series from 7 to 8:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, in the Student Activities Center Auditorium (SAC 1.402). A pre-lecture fair starts at 5:45 p.m., featuring engaging activities in the SAC Foyer.

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Five Key Lessons (and Challenges) from the Great Texas Drought

Sept. 10, 2012
Five Key Lessons (and Challenges) from the Great Texas Drought

Scientists at UT-Austin are at the forefront of research to make the state better prepared for future water shortages. Five key lessons (and challenges) from the state's worst single-year drought in history.

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University Completes Third Solar Project

Feb. 21, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin has expanded its solar energy footprint with the addition of solar arrays on top of the Manor Parking Garage and the roof of a Facilities Complex building.

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Momentum builds at UT for sustainability initiatives

Sept. 22, 2011
A speaker presents at the first Sustainability Symposium at UT in 2010.

Last year's UT Campus Sustainability Symposium bolstered growing support for sustainability-related projects across campus. This year's event happening Friday, Sept. 23, showcases more innovative research in the field.

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