UT’s semiannual McClung Public Speaking Contest will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building. The event, hosted by the School of Communication Studies, is the largest public speaking competition in the Southeast. More than 900 UT students are currently enrolled in Communication Studies 210 Public Speaking. These students were
While Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel has already been selected as the upcoming Life of the Mind book, your input is wanted to help choose the book for 2018–19 academic year. First-Year Studies, which oversees Life of the Mind, is seeking to choose books sooner to allow more time for faculty and units
Bruce MacLennan, immediate past president of the Faculty Senate and an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been elected by the Faculty Senate to serve as campus representative to the UT Faculty Council. His term begins on July 1 and ends in 2020. The UT Faculty Council confers with, advises, and communicates with
Wardell Milan, a New York City-based visual artist, will be recognized for his accomplishments as part of UT’s African American Trailblazer Series on Tuesday, April 25.
UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will offer its store shoppers a 10 percent discount on Saturday, April 22, the day of the Orange and White game.
Bill Malkes, CEO and co-founder of Gridsmart Technologies, will present “Your Future in Self-Driving Vehicles—Utopia or Hell?” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon April 21.
UT student-athletes will partner with campus and local community organizations from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, to present the first-ever UT Sports Fest, an event to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in sports. The free event will be held at the Robert E. White Indoor Field in UT’s Anderson Training Center.
Leslie Chang Jantz, the curator of education at UT’s McClung Museum, has received the Tennessee Association of Museums’ 2017 Emerging Museum Professional award.
Bulent Aliriza, founding director of the Turkey Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 19.
WomEngineer’s Day, to be held April 22 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park, will bring together a series of speakers and panels to discuss topics including leadership, the importance of inclusion, and how to balance career and family.