The Tennessee and US economies are projected to stay on “steady footing” in 2017, but some unknown factors, like a new administration and Congress, could have an effect on the path of growth, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
The Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of Outside Mullingar begins with a preview performance on Wednesday and Thursday, February 1–2, with opening night on Friday, February 3.
Two professors in the College of Architecture and Design earned a national award for their work with students and community members to develop the Beardsley Farm Education Center, a project of the college’s nationally ranked design/build program.
Knox County Public Library, in partnership with UT’s College of Arts and Sciences, will host Books Sandwiched In, a book discussion series about diversity.
UT’s Science Forum resumes at noon Friday, January 27, with weekly presentations about cutting-edge research on a variety of topics, ranging from the truth about GMOs to the recent Gatlinburg fires.
UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites students, faculty, staff, and members of the local community to pitch their business ideas at Vol Court, a semiannual pitch competition and speaker series.
The McClung Museum’s sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starts Sunday, January 29, with “It Happened in East Tennessee: Longstreet’s Plunge into Independent Command 1863–64,” which will look at the major deployment of the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, from a Virginia summer to an East Tennessee winter and the many strategic, tactical, and personnel issues that intervened.
Music students from UT, area high schools and multiple states will have the opportunity this week to learn from an expert—Avi Kaplan, bass vocalist in the Grammy award-winning a cappella group Pentatonic. The group formed in 2011 and won the third season of NBC’s vocal competition show, “The Sing-Off.”
UT intends to award a contract to Turnkey Sports and Entertainment to assist Chancellor-Elect Beverly Davenport in the search for the university’s next director of athletics.
The Tennessee football team will hold its annual DISH Orange and White Game at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Neyland Stadium.