Community News

UT to Host Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl

Fifteen teams from thirteen East Tennessee high schools will compete at the sixth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl. The daylong competition is sponsored by UT’s Department of Philosophy and the Humanities Center.

Partnerships that Make a Difference: Clifton M. Jones Student Leadership Conference and MLK Jr. Day of Service

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This annual conference gets students involved in interactive sessions focused on creating a leadership brand, leading in a diverse world, servant leadership, and social justice. That event is followed by a half-day of community service in the Knoxville area in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where students experience first-hand some of the topics and issues discussed earlier in the day.

Partnerships that Make a Difference: Eyes on LaFollette

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As part of the university’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application process, the Office of Research and Engagement will be celebrating throughout the coming year by featuring individual exemplars of UT’s best community-campus partnerships. This week’s feature: Eyes on LaFollette.

MBA Program to Host Open House January 26

The UT full-time Master of Business Administration program will host an open house for prospective candidates on Monday, January 26. The event will take place in Haslam Business Building Room 203. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. Representatives from the innovative seventeen-month program will present information on the structure of its integrated team-based curriculum, the application and admissions process, financial aid, and career opportunities.

Drawn from the McClung Museum Exhibition Opens January 22

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An innovative new exhibition featuring work by twenty-eight contemporary artists who produced original prints based on objects from the permanent collections of the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture opens Thursday, January 22. By pairing selected objects with their related prints, Drawn from the McClung Museum examines how art, science and culture are perceived and interpreted in museums. The exhibition will run through May 24.

McClung Museum’s Annual Civil War Lecture Series Starts January 18

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Knoxville’s Civil War era churches and cemeteries will be the topic of a lecture at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture on Sunday, January 18. The event kicks off the fifth annual McClung Museum Civil War Lecture series, which focuses on the places and people of the Civil War in East Tennessee.