Posts By: Lola Alapo

McClung Museum Store Hosts Spring Sale April 25 to May 3

Enjoy new merchandise and up to 70 percent off at the McClung Museum Store’s annual spring sale from April 25 through May 5. Museum members and UT students will receive an additional 10 percent off all purchases.

Educators Hall of Honor in the News

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WBIR Channel 10 highlighted UT’s Educators Hall of Honor, which recognizes educators who have significantly influenced students’ lives. The induction ceremony took place this week and recognized educators including renowned poet Nikki Giovanni and six others. The station interviewed Giovanni in downtown Knoxville. Watch it here. Other media outlets also featured the hall of honor, including the Tennessean.

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Architectural Record: Old Briar

Four UT architecture professors are featured in premier magazine Architectural Record for designing and constructing Old Briar, a farm in rural western Tennessee that fits seamlessly into its natural surroundings. The architecture magazine highlighted the work of Applied Research, the firm under which the professors worked. The professors are Brian Ambroziak, Tricia Stuth, Ted Shelton, and Katherine Ambroziak.

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Tuba Beginning To Win Fight For Respect

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WUOT 91.9 fm has featured UT’s Southeast Regional Tuba and Euphonium conference in this story. The event, which is being held this weekend, has brought hundreds of tuba and euphonium players and aficionados to Knoxville. WUOT also interviewed Kelly Thomas, UT professor of tuba and euphonium, about the respect and admiration the tuba commands.

ConstructionWeekOnline: SOM to design new Egyptian capital city

Philip Enquist, UT’s Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments, will lead the design of Egypt’s new capital city. The news was featured in a recent article at ConstructionWeekOnline.com. Enquist and a team from his firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, will design the $45 billion capital city to meet the needs of a modern

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Red Orbit: What’s in Antarctica’s Blood Falls?

Red Orbit featured the research of microbiologist Jill Mikucki that examined what is beneath Blood Falls, a five-story tall Antarctic phenomenon that looks like a bleeding glacier. Mikucki was part of an international team of researchers that recently tapped into the source of the brine leaking out of the falls, a reservoir that has sat there

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WBIR Features UT’s Ethnomusicology Conference

WBIR Channel 10 recently interviewed Leslie Gay, music associate professor, about UT’s ethnomusicology conference that took place this weekend. The station also featured the performance of American Songster Dom Flemons that was part of conference. Watch the story here.

Three Students Receive First-Ever Culinary Certification Scholarship

Three UT Culinary Program students are the first recipients of an inaugural culinary certification scholarship that will help them continue to hone their skill and perfect their craft. The scholarship was established by the East Tennessee chapter of the American Culinary Federation and presented last month. The recipients: Tara Garland, who is the first Hotel, Restaurant and

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