Posts By: Charles Primm

Leading Water Resource Expert Jerad Bales to Speak at UT

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Jerad Bales, one of the world’s leading water resource experts, will address growing concerns and issues related to water availability, challenges, and safety at at 3:30 p.m. Monday, September 26 in Room 410 of the John D. Tickle Engineering Building. The event is free and open to the public.

World Renowned Opera Singer, Renée Fleming, Teaches UT Alumna

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Alumna Alexandria Shiner got the chance to study with renowned opera singer Renée Fleming over the summer in Chicago. Shiner was chosen from hundreds of applicants to participate in the National Association of Teachers of Singing master class, a small workshop at which Fleming mentored Shiner and three other students.

McClung Museum to Host Free Spanish-Language Tours September 25 and October 2

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture hosting free Spanish-language tours in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The tours will be held at 2:00 p.m. September 25 and October 2, and will feature the museum’s special exhibition Knoxville Unearthed: Archaeology in the Heart of the Valley.

UT Kicks Off Church Lecture Series with Architect Paul Mankins September 26

The UT College of Architecture and Design will host Paul Mankins Monday, Sept. 26.

The College of Architecture and Design kicks off its 2016–2017 Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series with lecturer Paul Mankins, founding partner of substancearchitecture in Des Moines, Iowa. Mankins will present “Work of substance: r2c2s2p” at 5:30 p.m. in McCarty Auditorium (Room 109) in the Art and Architecture Building. Free and open to the public, the event will be streamed live.

UT’s Full-Time MBA Class of 2017 Includes More Veterans

The Haslam College of Business MBA Class of 2017 started the fall semester with twice as many military veterans as in previous years. Veterans now account for nearly 13 percent of the sixty-two-person class.

UT Architecture Faculty Named Affiliated Fellows, Design Medalists

Ted Shelton and Tricia Stuth, associate professors of architecture in UT’s College of Architecture and Design, continued their research this summer—both internationally and nationally—in the investigation of historical preservation and design. The experience allowed them to explore their ideas of the “unseen site.”

UT Student Spent Summer Conducting Tests at Nuclear Sites in Pacific

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Nashville native Adam Stratz got to experience what might be considered an ideal summer vacation just before the start of the fall semester, spending eighteen days in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. However, his mission was anything but vacation. Stratz was the lone student taking part in a radiation survey of former United States atomic and thermonuclear test sites in the islands.

Finalists Named in Search for UT System Chief Financial Officer

Three finance and business executives with extensive experience in higher education have been named finalists for the University of Tennessee System chief financial officer position. On-campus interviews will begin Sept. 26 in Knoxville.