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UT to Host Author and Architect Keller Easterling October 27

Keller Easterling, architect, writer, and professor of architecture at Yale University.

Keller Easterling, architect, writer, and professor of architecture at Yale University, will lecture at the College of Architecture and Design at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, October 27, as part of its 2016–2017 Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series. The lecture will take place in McCarty Auditorium (Room 109) in the Art and Architecture Building. The event is free and open to the public.

UT to Host Free Conference on Census Data November 18

Bill Fox, director of UT's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.

National experts from the US Census Bureau will be in Knoxville next month to share information about the upcoming 2020 census as well as new data tools. The 2016 Data Users Conference, sponsored by UT’s Tennessee State Data Center, is set for 8:30 a.m., November 18 at the downtown Hilton Hotel, 501 West Church Avenue.

Princeton Review Ranks UT Among Top Green Universities

UT is among the top green institutions in the nation, according to the Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition list. The list was determined based upon a comprehensive assessment of more than 2,000 colleges. The publication notes that UT is a school with an “overall commitment to sustainability.”

Family-Friendly Halloween Events on Campus

The campus community is invited to all Halloween events on campus. Faculty and staff are welcome to bring their families to the following events: Howl-O-Ween, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 23, at UT Gardens. The Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo caters to dogs and dog lovers. This fun event with a spooky twist will

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Baker Center to Screen Best of Enemies October 25

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and its School of Journalism and Electronic Media have partnered with East Tennessee PBS to present a screening of the documentary Best of Enemies at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 25. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place in the Baker Center’s Toyota Auditorium.

UT to Host Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22

East Tennessee high school teachers, guidance counselors, and other education professionals are invited to learn ways they can better prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields for the rigors of college life during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22. The free half-day event is hosted by UT Libraries and will be held at John C. Hodges Library, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard.

UT Welcomes Fans, SEC Nation to Alabama Game Saturday

Pride of the Southland Band on the field in Neyland Stadium at UT Homecoming 2015. Photo by Caroline Knight.

UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against the top-ranked University of Alabama. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Crimson Tide. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. CBS will televise the game. The SEC Network’s SEC Nation program will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ayres Hall.

SEC Nation Returns to Rocky Top for UT-Alabama Game

Ayres Hall tower with sunny sky and red leaves on tree, beautiful blue sky.

The SEC Network’s SEC Nation will return to campus to broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 15, at Ayres Hall. The Vols play defending national champions and top-ranked University of Alabama Crimson Tide at 3:30 p.m. in Neyland Stadium.

McClung Museum Hosts Free Archaeology and Fossil Day October 16

UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host “Can You Dig It?” on Sunday, October 16, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the museum. The event is free and open to the public and will feature activities that explore archaeology and fossils.