Events

April 16, 2018 - Oct. 1, 2018
All-day event
Architecture and Planning Library

The Architecture & Planning Library and the Alexander Architectural Archives are pleased to celebrate the anniversary of the University of Texas Education Building, now known as Sutton Hall through the sixth installment of the To Better Know a Building exhibition series. Event Details

Aug. 27, 2018 - Oct. 31, 2018
the text epic imaginings in black and white text
All-day event

"Epic Imaginings" showcases the rich landscape of contemporary poetry in epic form. Event Details

Friday Sept. 21
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Benson Latin American Collection

FORO URGENTE: Cries from the Ashes: Brazil’s Museu Nacional and the Loss of Cultural Heritage panel. Event Details

Friday Sept. 21
3 to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

The importance of metadata is often misunderstood or underestimated. Metadata helps people find resources and determine their value. Learning basic concepts and understanding the purpose of standards can help you streamline your research and data management methods. If you've ever had difficulty finding relevant and reliable resources, or sifting through your own research data, you'll appreciate this session. Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 25
research and pizza logo with the plus sign made to look like pizza slices
12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Dr. Veronica Yan (Educational Psychology) discusses how to apply her research on the mindset and toolset for effective learning to your coursework. Event Details

Wednesday Sept. 26
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library | Benson Latin American Collection

With the proliferation of digital collections, there is a growing interest in using automatic data mining methods to analyze and visualize large corpora of texts for new insight. Jennifer Isasi (CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation) will teach the basics on how to explore and discover overarching themes in texts using Mallet, a topic modeling tool. Event Details

Friday Sept. 28
3 to 5 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This workshop will touch on the basics of survey design while teaching you how to use Qualtrics to administer online surveys ranging in complexity. We will discuss question types and their ideal uses, how to avoid common survey pitfalls, and how to design survey flow. By the end of the workshop, you should be able to design, send, and perform basic analysis on a survey using Qualtrics. Event Details

Friday Sept. 28
4 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

This event is by invitation only. Event Details

Oct. 1, 2018 - Nov. 30, 2018
All-day event
Life Science Library

"Smoke and Mirrors" traces early tobacco advertisements and the rise of anti-smoking campaigns that successfully countered decades of false and misleading claims. Event Details

Tuesday Oct. 2
Noon to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Please join us for a discussion about emerging and traditional modes of scholarship and how those are evaluated in the promotion and tenure process. Event Details