Mar
31
12:00 am00:00

FSAB Nominations due!

Natural Sciences Council presents our annual Faculty & Staff appreciation banquet as a small thanks to all the amazing people who work at this school. Nominate someone who has made a major impact on your time here at UT until March 31 at 11:59pm.


Student/Faculty Luncheon
Mar
7
11:00 am11:00

Student/Faculty Luncheon

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

Spring Research Symposium
Mar
3
12:00 pm12:00

Spring Research Symposium

  • CLA 0.102

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...

Art in Science
Mar
2
3:00 pm15:00

Art in Science

  • Welch Grand Hall

Who says science can't be artsy, too? Come to Natural Sciences Council's "Art in Science" to witness these two different worlds collide as beautiful, scientific works are displayed in an artistic context.

Star Party
Mar
1
8:00 pm20:00

Star Party

  • RLM Rooftop

A chance to unwind and go star-gazing on top of the RLM. Free t-shirts and posters will be distributed to winners of trivia. Space-themed candy is a given.

CNS Connections
Feb
28
6:00 pm18:00

CNS Connections

  • Texas Union Santa Rita Suite

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
Feb
28
5:00 pm17:00

Research Speed Dating

  • PCL Learning Lab 1, 2.370

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.

Big Bang
Feb
27
5:00 pm17:00

Big Bang

  • Tower Memorial Garden (Turtle Pond)

Big Bang is the first event of Natural Sciences Week. Come celebrate the college with us along with demos by departmental organizations and Physics Circus. There will be music, liquid nitrogen ice cream, pizza, shirts, and other giveaways!

Student/Faculty Luncheon
Feb
14
11:00 am11:00

Student/Faculty Luncheon

  • SAC 2.210

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 February 14th in SAC 2.120. Sign up to sit at a professor’s table - seats are limited!

Succulent Sales
Feb
13
2:00 pm14:00

Succulent Sales

  • East Mall

Due to our massively popular succulent sale last semester, we're back with more succulents potted in beakers! We are going to be selling in East Mall.

Bake Sale
Nov
30
7:00 pm19:00

Bake Sale

  • FAC and SAC

Come enjoy some yummy, late-night baked treats and goodies to help relieve pre-finals stress! We will be selling outside of the FAC and PCL.

We'll be selling cookies and brownies 2 for a dollar! Cash only

Student/Faculty Luncheon
Nov
28
11:00 am11:00

Student/Faculty Luncheon

  • SAC 2.2110

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.

CNS Got Talent
Nov
9
7:00 pm19:00

CNS Got Talent

  • SAC Auditorium

The second ever CNS Got Talent is here!

The competition will feature eight acts competiting in a talent portion and a Quizbowl portion that will test the scientific knowledge of the contestants.

The night will feature renowned professors as judges and fantastic intermission acts! Our judges are Dean David Vanden Bout, Dr. Kate Biberdorf, Dr. Arturo De Lozanne, and Professor Sally Amen.

Grad Student Panel
Nov
2
5:00 pm17:00

Grad Student Panel

  • WEL 3.502 (James Harvey Shell Auditorium)

Join us at the Graduate Student Panel hosted by Natural Sciences Council! The panel of current CNS graduate students provides an excellent venue to ask questions about grad school from the application process to choosing/working in a lab to social life in grad school. The panel will be on 11/2 from 5-6 pm in Welch 3.502 (James Harvey Shell Auditorium which you can enter from outside) Complimentary Panera Bread and Pizza will be proved. Dress Casually and BRING YOUR FRIENDS!

5:00 to 5:30 pm// A Panel style Q&A where undergrads can ask students to be answered by the graduate students
5:30 to 6:00 pm//A Meet & Greet where undergrads are invited to approah grad studetns and speak with them personally about grad what grad school is like

Student/Faculty Luncheon
Oct
24
11:00 am11:00

Student/Faculty Luncheon

  • SAC 2.210

The Natural Sciences Council is proud to host this month's Student-Faculty Luncheon on October 24 at SAC 2.120! The Student/Faculty Committee of NSC aims to provide professors and students with an informal setting to get to know one another and network outside of the lecture hall. Students will have the opportunity to sign up to sit with professors. Lunch will be provided free of cost by the Natural Sciences Council and will be catered from Jason's Deli. These luncheons continue to be popular among professors and students alike and we hope that you will attend!

CNS Connections
Oct
12
6:00 pm18:00

CNS Connections

  • SAC Ballroom

CNS Connections, co-hosted by Natural Sciences Council and Career Services, is an event that aims to connect CNS undergraduates with working professionals to show students the incredible diversity of industries they can enter with their major. This event is especially focused toward future focus in industries pertaining to biotechnology, healthcare, and consulting. 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.

Come and go as you please for this event.
Appetizers will be served and the attire for the event is business casual.

Companies Attending:
Gerson Lehrmen Group (GLG)
Asuragen, Inc
Willis Towers Watson
Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
YES Prep Public Schools
The Information Bus Company (TIBCO)
UT Health Informatics and Health IT Program
Texas e-Health Alliance
Macromoltek
Teach for America
Texas Public Health Department
Texas Department of Agriculture
Clean Water Action Texas

Major Night
Oct
6
5:00 pm17:00

Major Night

  • SAC Ballroom

Major Night is an event where students can better understand which degree/major best aligns with their goals and interests. Advisors from respective advising offices will represent the varying degrees, providing both their insight and material. In addition, student volunteers (for each degree) will be available for casual discussion on why they chose their field and how it aligns with their goals. With the variety of perspectives students will learn about the nuances discerning the different majors.

Refreshments including Coffee & Cookies will be available emphasizing the casual atmosphere. Come and go as you please, learn about fields outside of your initial interests, talk with other students, and be open-minded.

Take this opportunity to browse for a field of study that most interests you!

Succulent Sales
Sep
28
2:00 pm14:00

Succulent Sales

Make your week suck less -- buy a succulent to support Natural Sciences Council, student scholarships, and community outreach programs like Young Scientists and Kids Who Code! 

Bonus: The first 100 succulents will be potted in small beakers, so get them early! Get them for the low, low price of $5! 

Student/Faculty Luncheon
Sep
26
11:00 am11:00

Student/Faculty Luncheon

  • SAC 2.120

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.