Community News

Colum McCann at UT’s Writers in the Library on November 2

Dustin Aksland for The Wall Street Journal

Internationally acclaimed writer Colum McCann will read from his work as part of the Writers in the Library series at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 2. The event will be held in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, and is free and open to the public.

Annual Magic of Chemistry Show Tuesday

Al Hazari performs during the Magic of Chemistry show

Youngsters and the young at heart are invited to enjoy the “Magic of Chemistry” show on Tuesday, October 20. Al Hazari, recently retired chemistry faculty member, will conduct exciting and often explosive demonstrations as he unravels the mystery of how everyday items work.

Contribute to Relief Efforts in South Carolina

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In response to the recent events that have devastated friends and loved ones in South Carolina, the university is collecting monetary donations and needed goods to support the relief efforts in Columbia, South Carolina. While the worst of the flooding has ended, the residents have begun the long process of cleaning up and rebuilding their communities. In the Volunteer spirit, the university is asking the campus community to help.

Application Deadline is November 1; Personal Essay Now Required

The priority admissions and scholarship deadline is November 1. Incoming freshmen must have their applications filed by this date to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program. Once admitted, qualifying students will be invited to complete a scholarship and honors application.