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Why University of Texas at Austin Researchers Made Compostable Sequins and Recruited Designers

April 25, 2024
Women's World Daily University of Texas at Austin researchers, faculty and students have blended science and design for sustainable purposes.

Plant-based sequins take center stage at ‘Particles of Color’ exhibit at UT Austin

April 17, 2024
Texas Standard Conversations about sustainability and the environment often focus on things like electric vehicles and alternatives to fossil fuels. But 342 million barrels of petroleum are used each year in the production of polyester, nylon and other textiles, according to University of Texas associate professor and fashion designer Jessica Ciarla.

Fashion meets science at UT exhibit celebrating sustainable style

April 17, 2024
KXAN A new exhibit at the University of Texas aims to highlight this connection and the impact fashion has on our planet.

‘Particles of Color’ exhibit showcases sustainable sequins at Texas Science & Natural History Museum

April 8, 2024
The Daily Texan Showcasing newly developed sustainable sequins, “Particles of Color: Where Science Meets Fashion” debuted at the Texas Science & Natural History Museum this past Saturday with an exhibit of over 50 objects created by students, local and foreign designers from around the world.

Fashion Meets Science in New Exhibition at Texas Science & Natural History Museum

April 3, 2024
UTNews Although many visitors to Texas Science & Natural History Museum are familiar with exhibits featuring towering fossils of dinosaurs from millions of years ago, the museum’s newest exhibition is all about sustainability for the future.

14 Exhibitions to Visit in Texas this Spring & Summer

March 25, 2024
TravelMag This innovative exhibition explores newly developed sustainable sequins and their use across a range of artistic creations, from garments to textiles, art and jewelery.

Texas Science and Natural History Museum Reopens After Renovations

Nov. 1, 2023
Alcalde Magazine “To visitors from around the world, we want this to be the premier space in Central Texas about science and natural history. We want this to be a destination on the UT campus.”

Amid the Enhancements at New Museum are Contributions by UT Students

Oct. 19, 2023
Collaborators across the College of Natural Sciences and UT Austin played a role in the transformation at Texas Science & Natural History Museum.

Texas Science and Natural History Museum at UT opens after renovations

Sept. 28, 2023
Fox 7 News The Texas Science and Natural History Museum on UT campus closed its doors a year and a half ago for renovations. On Saturday, it welcomed the public back for the next chapter of its history.

Dino-mite! Discover a Texas T-Rex at This Revamped Museum

Sept. 28, 2023
Austin Monthly The Texas Science & Natural History Museum celebrated its grand opening with breathtaking new fossil displays and a regionally focused mindset.