Avery Dobbs, a senior majoring in political science with a history minor, has received a 2014–2015 Fulbright International Scholarship to teach English in Bulgaria.
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Facilities Services will conduct a seven day campus-wide steam outage in May. This outage is part of the project to upgrade the steam plant from coal fired boilers to natural gas.
How does a large electric utility like the Tennessee Valley Authority decide how to structure its energy portfolio to make the most economic sense while recognizing future uncertainty? Students and the public interested in sustainability, energy modeling and economics are invited to attend a forum exploring this question on Wednesday, April 16 in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
Candidates for the position of associate vice chancellor for research–research development will be on campus over the next four weeks. As part of the campus visit, each candidate will hold a public forum and respond to questions following the presentation.
The UT steam plant conversion project is now well underway with the dismantling of the first of the plant’s coal-fired boilers. The project is designed to eliminate coal use completely by transitioning to natural gas.
Four faculty members from UT’s College of Communication and Information have received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to spend two years educating master’s students in the area of scientific data curation, with a special emphasis on organizational communication skills that support team science.
With more scholarly journals being distributed electronically rather than in print form, Elsevier—a publishing company—has contracted with three UT College of Communication and Information faculty members to determine how journal articles are used after they are initially downloaded.
Shoppers can enjoy new merchandise and up to 75 percent off at UT’s McClung Museum Store during the Spring Sale from April 12 to 19. The sale will feature new merchandise, including pottery, prints, glass art, and jewelry by local artists, as well as unique children’s toys, games, and books.
UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a free stroller tour on Monday, April 14. The 10:00–11:00 a.m. event will be focused on the temporary exhibit Brightly Beaded: North American Indian Glass Beadwork.
A delegation of faculty and administrators from UT’s Confucius Institute’s Chinese partner—Southeast University in Nanjing, China—will be on campus April 13–15 to explore additional academic collaborations between the two universities. The Chinese delegation’s visit coincides with the first anniversary of the Confucius Institute’s inauguration ceremony.