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ESI acts as a focal point for members of the UT-Austin community with an interest in environmental science, connecting researchers, educators, and members of the public. We deliver customized e-Newsletters and announcements covering exciting events, initiatives and progress towards that address environmental issues through research, education, and outreach. ESI regularly presents educational events for the public, including its nationally-recognized Hot Science – Cool Talks Outreach Series, as well as symposia and conferences for UT faculty to connect about their research efforts on issues such as climate change and campus sustainability.


 

About ESI News & Events

June 29, 2015

ESI acts as a focal point for members of the UT-Austin community with an interest in environmental science, connecting researchers, educators, and members of the public in two key ways: 1. ESI e-News:  We deliver customized e-Newsletters and announcements covering…

Texas CEO Magazine: “Water in Twenty-First Century Texas”

June 27, 2015

Jay L. Banner, Ph.D. and Eric S. Hersh, Ph.D., P.E. published an invited commentary in Texas CEO Magazine entitled “Water in Twenty-First Century Texas – What the Past Tells Us About the Future.”  Check it out here: https://texasceomagazine.com/departments/water-in-twenty-first-century-texas/

 

Mini-Symposium: Environmental Science and Public Health

October 24, 2014

When: Friday October 24th, 2014 1-4 PM Where: Legislative Assembly Room, UT Student Activities Center (SAC 2.302) Who: UT Faculty Researchers, and students with interests in these topics. Purpose: A unique chance to meet other UT researchers, initiate interdisciplinary collaborations,…

Allying Universities and Communities for Environmental Justice

April 30, 2014

Click to download a pdf copy of this flyer Allying Universities and Communities for Environmental Justice The UT Environmental Science Institute and the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University are collaborating to present a symposium…

 

EVS Poster Session 2013

April 15, 2013

An award will be made to the poster judged “best in show” and this  year’s topics will include: Quantifying Fungal Aerosolization during a Showering Event Air pollution tolerance in Ligustrum japonicum (invasive) and Ilex vomitoria (native) The effectiveness of energy…

Drought Symposium

October 22, 2012

The UT Center for Integrated Earth System Science (CIESS) hosts a series of Water Forums to share the latest water research and provide opportunities for discussion of trends, problems, and future directions. ESI is one of the symposium’s sponsors and…

 

NSF CAREER Award for Prof. Shalene Jha

September 15, 2012

Integrative Biology Assistant Professor wins NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. Shalene Jha, an assistant professor in the Section of Integrative Biology, will use her funding to develop the first spatially and temporally explicit population model for native pollinators,…

REU Sustainability Symposium

June 23, 2012

Many of this year’s REU participants have some background in environmental issues, particularly on their college campuses. On June 23, 2012, REU participants joined with Jim Walker, UT’s Director of Sustainability, to share ideas on how each campus can improve its…