New York Times best-selling author Sam Kean will visit UT from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, to talk about his book The Disappearing Spoon.
UT students will volunteer in five communities during next week’s spring break. This semester’s Alternative Break trips will round out the 188th trip in the program’s history. Seventy-seven students and staff members will depart campus Sunday, March 12, and return Saturday, March 18. The program is coordinated through UT’s Center for Leadership and Service. Student
UT has scheduled several campus construction and repair projects to take place during spring break, March 13–17, when pedestrian and vehicle traffic are at reduced levels.
Jaan Mannik, assistant professor of physics, will present “Physics and Nanotechnology to Study Bacterial Cells” at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at this week’s Saturday Morning Physics lecture.
A new UT Knoxville policy governs the use of any unmanned aircraft system (UAS, or drone) on university property or in connection with university employment.
Journalist and author Asra Nomani, born into a conservative Muslim family from India, chronicles the struggle Muslim women face in reclaiming the rights granted at Islam’s birth in the seventh century, which have been erased by centuries of man-made rules and tribal traditions.
UT’s Athletics Department will host an introductory program to welcome new vice chancellor and director of athletics John Currie at 4:30 p.m. today at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The UT campus will be a little greener Friday, March 3, with the planting of 1,000 trees in honor of Tennessee Arbor Day.
Many parents and caregivers are distressed by what their children eat—or don’t eat.
March is Women’s History Month and UT is celebrating with multiple events acknowledging the professional accomplishments of women past and present and discussing current topics that impact women every day.