UT leads off a semester-long celebration of poetry with readings and music by RB Morris and Matt Urmy at 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 25. The event is part of the university’s Writers in the Library readings series.
The McClung Museum will host Maya: Lords of Time, an exhibition investigating the ancient Maya civilization’s fascination with time. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through May 22. Maya: Lords of Time will explore the time-ordered universe through the Maya’s intricate calendar systems, and investigate how their history and culture followed a rhythm set by the motion of heavenly bodies.
The university is closed today due to inclement weather. We’ll keep you updated here on which campus services are—and are not—available.
The music and culture of the Middle East will be featured during the spring semester’s first installment of the Ready for the World Music Series on Sunday, January 24.
More than 400 students will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Saturday, January 16, by attending a leadership conference and working on service projects around the Knoxville community.
The McClung Museum will host its sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 24.
UT Advocacy is the official grassroots legislative advocacy network of the University of Tennessee System.
Fifteen teams comprising more than 100 students will compete in the seventh annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, January 23.
If you’re looking for something to do on Sunday afternoons this winter, UT Gardens is presenting the monthly Sunday Horticulture Film Series beginning at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 17, with the documentary Symphony of the Soil by Deborah Koons Garcia.
Undergraduate students can now earn both a bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years, one year less than what is normally required. UT 3+3 is a new accelerated degree program offered by the College of Law and College of Arts and Sciences.