Physics Outreach

The Department of Physics at UT-Austin has a long tradition of outreach activities. This site is a repository of information regarding the outreach opportunities in our Department.

Schrodinger's Pint is a free public event featuring talks by physics professors, graduate students, and undergrads about their research, recent news in physics, and other fun physics related topics! The talks take place the first Tuesday of each month, 7pm, at Darwin's Pub.

Physics & TPEI

The Texas Prison Education Initiative (TPEI) is a volunteer-run organization at UT-Austin offering credit-bearing college courses to incarcerated adults. UT-Physics students participate in TPEI. More info.

The Physics Circus is a traveling science show that aims to show kids (elementary school level) some of the cool things you can do with science. More info.

The Saturday Physics Workshop is an annual one day workshop designed for high school Physics teachers and students.

Join the UT Physics Departmet at our Open House! We have a poster competition, lab tours, and theory lectures! This event is organized by Prof. Can Kilic and Prof. Elaine Li.

GEM & GMiP Outreach

GeM (grad) and GMiP (undergrad) bring together students interested in issues related to gender minorities in Physics. They organize several outreach activities. More info.

Talks for everyone! Weekly seminars on diverse topics. Organized by graduate student Abhranil Das. More info


Students are the driving force in many activities in our department. Meet the outreach team. Email us if you want to join the team!

If you have questions, comments, ideas or want to get involved in any way, please contact any member of the Outreach Committee or email