Science and Sustainability Events: December


Be sure not to let all the turkey and Black Friday madness distract from the truly important things in life, like relationships and environments. Speaking of, you can improve both by attending a science and sustainability event with a friend!

Here are some such events happening on the UT Campus 3-6 December:

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Control for smart grids: applications and opportunities.
Tariq Samad
, Honeywell Automation and Control Systems
Light refreshments and networking offered before the talk.
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building (CPE) Room 2.218 @ 3:30-4:30 p.m. (more info)

Toward Sustainability: Bringing Biogeochemistry, Ecology, Economics, and Ethics Together
Thanos Papanicolaou
, University of Iowa
Peter O’Donnell Jr. Building (POB) Avaya Auditorium 2.302 @ 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (more info)

Thursday, December 5 – Sunday, December 8, 2013

Texas Natural Science Center Museum Store Holiday Sale!
20 percent off all merchandise. Save on a new selection of educational toys, books, puzzles, t-shirts, rocks and minerals, jewelry, stationery, and other gifts. Proceeds from The Museum Store contribute to the funding of exhibits, educational programs, and scientific research at the Texas Natural Science Center.
Texas Memorial Museum (TMM) Museum Store (For hours and more info)

December 6, 2013

Hydro Brown Bag
Bayani Cardenas
, Jackson School of Geo-sciences
Jackson Geo-sciences Building (JGB) Room 3.222 @ 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (more info)

Friday, December 6 – Sunday, December 8, 2013

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center 23rd Annual Wild Ideas Holiday Event
20 percent off all store merchandise for three days. Artists and Artisans on Saturday and Sunday.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Avenue (map)
Free Admission (For hours and more info)

English: Giant dragonfly sculpture on side of ...

English: Giant dragonfly sculpture on side of stone water tower, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin Texas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Check back with this post later in the month for updates on December events!


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