3/13/14 11:29 am •
Part of a national effort to advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics undergraduate education is being directed by a UT professor. Three five-day National Science Foundation Ideas Labs —one for biology, one for engineering, and one for geosciences—are being held this month through April 4 in the Washington, D.C., area. Louis Gross, director of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis at UT, will serve as director of the Biology Ideas Lab.
3/14/14 2:50 pm •
The College of Architecture and will host an open house on Monday, March 31. The event, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., will give prospective undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn about the college’s programs in interior design, landscape architecture, and architecture. Each program is accredited and is the highest-ranked program of its kind in Tennessee. Participants are encouraged to register by March 27.
3/14/14 11:20 am •
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a free lecture on Native American beadwork at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23. The lecture is in connection with the special exhibit Brightly Beaded: North American Indian Glass Beadwork. Michael H. Logan, anthropology professor and curator of the exhibit, will present the lecture “American Indian Beadwork–The Functional Roles of Ethnic Art,” which will explore nineteenth and early twentieth century beadwork using pieces from the exhibit.
3/14/14 10:15 am •
A section of Sixteenth Street from Cumberland Avenue to White Avenue will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day from Saturday, March 15, to Sunday, March 23.
3/13/14 3:03 pm •
A team of College of Business Administration students competing in the 2013 TVA Investment Challenge outperformed the market and earned almost $6,000 for its successful performance. The team’s portfolio provided a return of 39.5 percent, above the 32.4 percent return generated by the S&P 500.
3/13/14 2:25 pm •
Business professionals interested in earning their Master of Business Administration degree while continuing to work are invited to learn about UT’s Professional MBA program on Saturday, April 5.
3/13/14 10:02 am •
ARAMARK will be issuing UT Reward cards for faculty and staff from 10:00 a.m. to noon today at Mabel’s on the Agriculture Campus. The cards give faculty and staff a 15 percent discount on regularly priced food and drink in most ARAMARK-run dining establishments on campus.
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- Big Orange Family Campaign: Marva Rudolph Diversity and Inclusion Fund
- UT Receives $4.9 Million USDA Grant for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs
- Registration Open: UT-led Wildflower Pilgrimage to be Held April 15–19
- Campus Gets Digital Cable TV Upgrade
UT in the News
- 3/14/14 • UT’s $4.9 million USDA Obesity Prevention Grant in the News
- 3/13/14 • WSJ: BDO USA Chief Looks to Grow Through Deals
- 3/06/14 • McClung Museum Sculpture “Sandy” In the News
- 3/03/14 • WUOT: Internal Clocks and Bright Lights From Above
- 2/28/14 • The New Yorker: A Star in a Bottle
- 2/26/14 • News Sentinel: UT joins manufacturing hub