The Curie Diaries, co-hosted by NSC and WINS, is a new event aiming to empower and inspire undergraduate women in STEM by giving them an opportunity to listen to distinguished faculty members tell their stories. By providing role models in various STEM fields, we hope to encourage undergraduate women to pursue their dream career and succeed in their field of interest.
Rounding out NS Week, Donuts on the Patio is a chance for students to mingle with faculty, administration, and fellow students over coffee and breakfast from Voodoo Donuts. Members of the Natural Sciences Council and the Council for Diversity Engagement will be on hand so students can voice their concerns and ideas to help make CNS the best place it can be. Location: NHB Patio. Find this on Facebook.
Offering a venue for students within CNS to display their artisitic acumen with a "sciency" direction, Art in Science fuses a seemingly eclectic pair of subjects in a beautiful manner. Additionally, outstanding members of the college will honored at the Outreach Awards which occur during. Location: NHB 1.720. Find this on Facebook.
CNS Connections is the largest networking event in the College of Natural Sciences and aims to facilitate conversation between CNS students and current industry professionals from the Austin area. This will take place at the Union Santa Rita Suite. Find this on Facebook.
We will be kicking off NS week with Gone to Natural Sciences in which diferent organizations from the college of natural sciences can show off what they do in a fun filled event with food, prizes, music, and a petting zoo. This will take place at the UT Main Mall. Find this on Facebook.
Family Day is part of the university wide Family Weekend when thousands of parents visit our campus. It offers the perfect opportunity for parents to see campus through their student's eyes and get to know their student's home away from home. Parents spend time with their student, meet their friends, visit with administrators and faculty, and learn more about CNS, as well as resources available on campus. We hope your group or organization will join us as we showcase the College of Natural Sciences.
The Natural Sciences Council would like to invite you to the Student-Faculty Luncheon! The Student-Faculty Luncheon is an informal setting for students and professors to network and get to know each other outside of the lecture hall. Lunch will be provided by NSC and catered by Jason's Deli. The luncheon will be held on March 7, 2017 in SAC 2.120. Please choose the professor with whom you would like to have lunch; depending on the professor you are seated with, the event will be from either 11 am to 12 pm or 12 to 1 pm. Please fill out a time you are sure you can make; if you sign up to sit with a professor and do not attend the event, your invitation will be de-prioritized for future Natural Sciences Council events. The Facebook event page is here
Natural Sciences Council and SURGe are partnering to bring Spring Research Symposium to wrap up NS Week 2017. The event features a panel of graduate students from various disciplines sharing their experiences and insights into research. The panel will be an open Q&A format, with time after the panel for students to meet the guest speakers in person. Food and drinks will be served at the event. A full list of graduate students and their disciplines to come...
CNS Connections, co-hosted by Natural Sciences Council and Career Services, aims to connect CNS undergraduates with working professionals to show students the incredible diversity of industries they can enter with their major. Students will be able to approach professionals in a cocktail style and small-group setting to gain first-hand insights into potential career paths after graduating from college with a science degree. The event is come-and-go. Appetizers will be served and the attire for the event is business casual. List of attendees to come!
Research Speed-Dating allows students from both Natural Sciences and Liberal Arts to learn to better communicate their research to those outside their respective fields through a series of "speed-dating" interactions. This is an opportunity for students to explore different areas of study! The event will be followed by a reception with refreshments.