Scott Duncan, design partner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, will lecture at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 6, in McCarty Auditorium of the Art and Architecture Building.
The McClung Museum opens the new exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt on Saturday. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Eighty items from the Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum will be on view through May 7.
Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life hero behind Hotel Rwanda, and Bree Newsome, the activist who removed the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina State House, are among the speakers who will be at UT during February to celebrate Black History Month. In addition to hosting well-known speakers, other events will celebrate African American music, international dance, and diversity in the workplace.
Kids of all ages can celebrate Black History Month through books that explore rich contributions that have been made by African Americans.
Scott Kelly underwent changes at a genetic level during his year in space.
UT is one of the universities profiled in the Princeton Review’s Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck 2017 edition, available today in bookstores and online.
Staff members from the Division of Enrollment Management visited Gatlinburg-Pittman High School recently to meet with 20 seniors admitted for the fall and replace admissions items they may have lost in the recent wildfires.
Antimatter. The Big Bang. Ghostly neutrinos. The public is invited to spend Saturday mornings this spring with UT’s Department of Physics and Astronomy learning about intriguing and newsworthy science topics
Teams from thirteen high schools will compete in the eighth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, February 4.
Adrian Altshuler, a 1981 UT graduate who is now an attorney in Franklin, Tennessee, has established two scholarships, each providing $3,000 per year to a UT student in the Tennessee Pledge program.