Ocean Vuong will read his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7 p.m. Monday, February 20, in the Hodges Library auditorium. His 2016 book Night Sky with Exit Wounds has won multiple awards.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this spring.
Henri Grissino-Mayer will present “The Gatlinburg Fires–What Mother Nature Is Telling Us” at the Science Forum from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, February 10, in Thompson-Boling Arena Café, Rooms C-D.
East Tennessee nonprofit organizations are invited to register for a free workshop, February 22, on finding and accessing the latest research.
Beginning with a gift from the legendary director Clarence Brown in 1973, the UT Libraries began assembling a collection of screenplays, scripts, movie posters and other items documenting East Tennesseans who have made their careers in film.
As he prepares to join the faculty of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek reflected on what he calls “the best job I’ve ever had. … As I think about everything that has happened in my time here—there are so many good things and great accomplishments—I am most proud of the hard work of the team on our campus.” Related: Read a report celebrating Cheek’s legacy.
Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. What can you do to gain the benefits of prevention?
The UT Culinary Institute is offering a variety of noncredit culinary courses this spring.
Scott Duncan, design partner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, will lecture at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 6, in McCarty Auditorium of the Art and Architecture Building.
The McClung Museum opens the new exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt on Saturday. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Eighty items from the Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum will be on view through May 7.