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UT McClung Museum Opens Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings on May 26

UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture opens the new exhibition Fish Forks and Fine Furnishings: Consumer Culture in the Gilded Age on May 26. The American Gilded Age, defined in the exhibition as 1870–1900, saw rapid growth in mass manufacturing, trade, and travel—all of which gave Americans greater access to, and interest in, goods from around the world.

As Summer Heats Up, So Do UT Campus Road Closures

Traffic Cones

With good weather and fewer people on campus, summer provides the perfect time for UT to tackle campus road projects, and this year is no exception. Almost half of Volunteer Boulevard, which runs through the heart of the campus, will be impacted this summer.

UT’s First Declaration Day Event Reaches Thousands Online

UT Admissions has declared Monday’s Declaration Day live broadcast—a first-of-its-kind event celebrating the May 1 college confirmation deadline—a huge success. The hour-long program celebrated the campus and students who are choosing to come to UT in the fall. “It’s our national signing day,” said Kari Alldredge, vice provost for enrollment management. “We wanted to take

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Professor’s Work to Be Featured in Palais de Tokyo Exhibit

Diane Fox, a senior lecturer in the College of Architecture and Design will have her work featured in Paris’ Palais de Tokyo museum this summer. Diane Fox, senior lecturer and director of exhibits at the College of Architecture and Design, has been chosen to exhibit at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the largest museum in Europe devoted to contemporary art.