(Oct. 11, 2013) -- UTSA students will showcase a unique exhibit on Saturday that explores the mutually beneficial relationship between neuroscience and the artistic process. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
"The Well" will be on display from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Flight Gallery, 1906 South Flores St. in San Antonio.
This fall, UTSA professors Donald Robin, a neuroscientist and musician, and Megan Harrison, an artist, are teaching "Art and Neuroscience." Approximately two dozen students are taking the interdisciplinary course offered by the UTSA Honors College and UTSA Department of Art and Art History. The class includes artists, sculptors, engineers, psychologists, photographers and neurophysiologists.
The course challenges students to explore the role of artistic processes and sensory perturbations on brain function. To date, students in the course have read philosophical and scholarly publications describing key principles in neuroscience. Likewise, they have completed creative assignments to better understand how people use their senses and how those findings are perceived, understood and communicated by the brain.
Take Back the Night is an international initiative to end violence. The event begins with banner making, followed by a march, presentations and poetry reading.
Sombrilla, Main Campus
Members of the UTSA community have published “Adapt and Overcome: Essays of the Student Veteran Experience,” an important book to help active duty military and veterans successfully transition to college life. The event includes a panel discussion with UTSA alumni student veterans who contributed chapters to the book. Guests can also purchase the book. All proceeds benefit the UTSA Student Veteran Association.
Business Building, University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
The Graduate School is hosting a panel discussion for all of our current students, alumni and members of the San Antonio community who are interested in learning more about graduate education.
Graduate School and Research Building (GSR 1.204), Main Campus
The annual UTSA Graduate fair gives students an opportunity to meet representatives who can provide the information on admission requirements, fellowship opportunities, and other key information.
University Center, Main Campus
A recruiter will speak to potential candidates for the Archer program. The Archer program has helped students land successful careers in public service.
Durango Building (DB 2.208), Downtown Campus
Canadian scholar Jasmin Hristov will present a lecture on paramilitarism, complex type of politically-motivated violence in different parts of Latin America. This presentation will explain paramilitary violence as a tool of economic globalization.
Buena Vista St. Bldg., Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Engineering Technology Symposium showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines including engineering, science and business. The public is invited.
H-E-B UC Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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