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UT to Host Academic Affairs Conference

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Academic affairs administrators from twenty top universities will gather at the University of Tennessee October 8–10 for a conference focusing on managing change in undergraduate education. The event was organized by Sally McMillan, vice provost for academic affairs.

UT Hosts Elite South Korean Athletes, Future Global Sports Leaders

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Ten elite South Korean athletes, including a three-time Paralympic gold medalist, will spend the next few months at UT and will experience many firsts—their first American football game, first academic lecture in the United States, and first time traveling in the States.

Campus Welcomes Fans to Florida Game Saturday

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UT welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the football game against the University of Florida. Kickoff is set for noon EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Gators. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.

Research Confirms Controversial Darwin Theory of Jump Dispersal

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Charles Darwin hypothesized that species could cross oceans and other vast distances on vegetation rafts, icebergs, or the plumage of birds. Though many were skeptical of Darwin’s idea, a new study suggests that he might have been correct.

College of Engineering, ORNL Team Up For Manufacturing Day

The strong link between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and UT will be on display Friday, as the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL welcomes UT students and faculty from the College of Engineering.