Arts & Sciences News

Clarence Brown Theatre Presents Outside Mullingar

The Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of Outside Mullingar begins with a preview performance on Wednesday and Thursday, February 1–2, with opening night on Friday, February 3.

Steiner Research Highlighted by Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Los Alamos National Laboratory recently featured research conducted by Andrew Steiner, UT-ORNL joint faculty assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, in a post about how elements on the periodic table are produced.

WBIR: Young Pianists Series Returns to UT

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WBIR featured the Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series that takes place every year at UT. The series kicked off on Sunday, January 22 with Chang-Yong Shin. The remaining performances are Sunday, February 19, and Sunday, March 19.

WBIR: Jantz Seeks to Solve Mystery of Amelia Earhart

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Many have sought to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on her last flight across the Pacific Ocean, but have come up short without her bones or the plane itself. WBIR recently featured the efforts of Richard Jantz, director emeritus of the Forensic Anthropology Center, and a group of self-appointed explorers, to solve this mystery.

McClung Museum’s Annual Civil War Lecture Series Starts January 29

The McClung Museum’s sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starts Sunday, January 29, with “It Happened in East Tennessee: Longstreet’s Plunge into Independent Command 1863–64,” which will look at the major deployment of the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from a Virginia summer to an East Tennessee winter and the many strategic, tactical, and personnel issues that intervened.

Pentatonix’s Avi Kaplan to Headline High School A Cappella Workshop

Music students from UT, area high schools and multiple states will have the opportunity this week to learn from an expert—Avi Kaplan, bass vocalist in the Grammy award-winning a cappella group Pentatonic. The group formed in 2011 and won the third season of NBC’s vocal competition show, “The Sing-Off.”