Juliet Walker, professor of history and founder and director of the Center for Black Business History, Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver a lecture titled “When Will All Black Economic Lives Matter? After 400 Years, 1619–2019, We Are Still at the Racial Bottom” at 3:30 p.m. in Hodges Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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UT’s Facilities Services Department recently held its second annual Pink Day to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The department held a bake sale to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Knoxville foundation.
Want to find the ghosts on campus? Want to exercise certain muscles in your body? Want safety tips for walking alone at night? There will soon be apps for that, thanks to UT students participating this weekend in a worldwide event called the ARIS Global Game Jam 2015.
Being taught by one’s parents may not always be a good thing—at least if you’re a whooping crane. A new UT study shows that animals deprived of normal parental care may be better suited to survive in new environments.
The College of Engineering’s third Distinguished Lecture Series event of the fall takes place at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 26, as the college welcomes William Sanders for his presentation “Challenges and Approaches for a Trustworthy Power Grid Cyber Infrastructure.”
The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on Friday, October 30, at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. The concert is a collaboration of the School of Music and the Department of Theatre.
Sean Lally, architect and author, will present “The Air from Other Planets” as part of the College of Architecture and Design’s Church Lecture Series. The lecture will be held at 5:30 p.m. today in McCarty Auditorium in the Art and Architecture Building.
The committee that has been searching to fill the position of executive director for the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma has identified two finalists. The campus community is invited to view webcasts of public forums given by the finalists.
Nearly 300 UT alumni, spouses, families, and special guests convened at the Knoxville Convention Center October 2 for the Alumni Board Awards Dinner.
The mood was all red carpet as nineteen remarkable Volunteers from a broad spectrum of ages and professions were recognized for their achievements and contributions to UT, the nation, and the world.
Terry Begley, president of the Alumni Board of Directors, served as master of ceremonies. Clay Jones, the Alumni Board vice president, gave the invocation, and Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek updated the attendees with good news from campus.
Football fans are invited to learn more about the ongoing political strife in Venezuela during the Pregame Showcase prior to the UT vs. Georgia matchup on Saturday, October 10.