special event  

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2007 · 9:00am-3:00pm

Join us! at the Houston Museum of Natural Science!

High School mathematics and science teachers AND their nominated high potential mathematics and science students and their parent(s) (freshmen doing AP and IB), sophomores, juniors, and seniors (particularly seniors who may have applied to UT or are going to, or who are as yet undecided about their college choice for the fall).

Hear and meet, from the University of Texas at Austin Astronomy Program:
  • Dr. Shardha Jogee
    Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Advisor
  • Dr. Don Winget
    Professor and Department Chair
They will discuss the current state of some of Astronomy's most exciting and pressing questions...
“The Search for Extrasolar Planets, Structure and Evolution of Galaxies, Dark Matter and Dark Energy”

Also...
  • Dr. Mary Ann Rankin
    Dean of the College of Natural Sciences
Discuss Admissions and special study opportunities in the College of Natural Sciences and the Department of Astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin.


This program is free to participants. Students must be sponsored by a teacher. Parents are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served.


Undergraduate Program in Astronomy
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin Astronomy Program



Photos

group photo - ut austin
Special thanks(!) to all participants, from the University of Texas at Austin Astronomy Program and College of Natural Sciences recruiting team, featuring Dr.'s Jogee and Winget, Dean Mary Ann Rankin, members of the Board of Visitors including Barbara Alexander, Undergraduate Astronomy students Sarah Miller and Kyle Penner, and the Houston UT Admissions office.


poster discussion
Undergraduate Astronomy Major Sarah Miller discusses her poster with an attendee.








9 July 2007
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