Mark Dean spent over three decades at IBM, where his innovations led to the company’s original PC and its color monitor, the Industry Standard Architecture bus (which allowed other devices to plug into IBM PCs), the first gigahertz complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) microprocessor, and the Blue Gene supercomputer.
The School of Music will celebrate composer Jennifer Higdon—a native of Maryville whose honors include both a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy award—during a series of concerts and a guest lecture Friday, February 17, through Thursday, February 23.
While working as a hotel manager, Paul Rusesabagina hid and protected more than 1,200 Hutu and Tutsi refugees during the Rwandan genocide.
During the week of February 13–17, UT is challenging each alumni chapter around the country to raise a $500 scholarship.
Kids of all ages can celebrate President’s Day through books that explore past presidents, what it’s like to live at the White House, and even presidential pets. Grab your own future presidential candidate and spend some time reading together.
The Center for Health Education and Wellness is partnering with the College of Nursing, the Knox County Health Department, and UT Medical Center to present the award-winning documentary Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, in Alumni Memorial Building Room 32.
The College of Architecture and Design will host a variety of internationally renowned architects and guest lecturers during the 2017 spring semester.
“The Ready for the World Music Series: Brazilian Colors” will feature an artistic and cultural artifact exhibit and reception at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12, in the lobby of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
Celebrate the written word of African American culture at the African American Read-In from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, February 24, in the Mary Greer Room of Hodges Library.
February 12 marks the 208th birthday of Charles Darwin, the biologist who shaped the way scientists study life on earth.