Constitution Day is Wednesday, September 17, and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will celebrate the day with a full slate of activities, capped off with a discussion featuring Governor Bill Haslam and former Governor Phil Bredesen.
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Two graduate students are traveling the globe for research while making UT history as the university’s first recipients of National Geographic Young Explorers Grants. Yanan (Nancy) Li, a doctoral candidate in geography, and Todd Pierson, a graduate student in ecology and evolutionary biology, are the first UT students to receive the grant which supports students pursuing field projects in research, exploration, and conservation.
Tennessee’s chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center with the second-highest design honor in the state.
First-Year Studies is now accepting proposals for 129 Freshman Seminars to be offered during the spring semester. These one-credit seminars are small, discussion-based courses that allow the professor to design a class around a topic of personal interest. Faculty instructors must be tenured or tenure-track. Faculty will receive research stipends for their participation in the program.
Tennessee and Florida fans will have a chance to compete more than two and a half weeks before the two football teams face off in Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on Saturday, October 4.
UT has received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software estimated at $37 million for use in the College of Engineering.
A former UT professor will discuss the global events leading up to the Manhattan Project, the research project that produced the first atomic bombs in World War II, at today’s Science Forum. Ted Lundy, retired professor of metallurgy, will speak on “The Manhattan Project: How Did It Begin?” His talk begins at noon in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
An international research team led by assistant professor Haixuan Xu has received a US Department of Energy grant to help with work involving a key component of nuclear reactors.
What are Safety Notices? The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires the university
The College of Business Administration is launching a comprehensive development program geared toward current organizational leaders or those with potential to be on the fast track to leadership. Registration is now open for the UT Emerging Leaders Series, which begins in January 2015. Participants take classes two days each month between January and June, which limits work disruption.