Census data users across the state are invited to a free Data Users Conference hosted by UT on November 17. The seminar, sponsored by UT’s Tennessee State Data Center, will take place in Murfreesboro at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 1850 Old Fort Parkway.
The community is invited to attend the inaugural Howard H. Baker Jr. Memorial Lecture featuring Former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuo Fukuda at 5:30 p.m. October 28 at the Baker Center.
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.
Engineers Day is set for Thursday with a full day of events at Thompson-Boling Arena and around the Hill, particularly on Middle Drive.
A talk by Jack Shaheen, an award-winning writer and lecturer who specializes in addressing racial and ethnic stereotypes, will kick off the second annual Arab Fest.
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.
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.
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.
The committee that has been searching to fill the position of executive director for the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma has identified two finalists. The campus community is invited to view webcasts of public forums given by the finalists.
UT’s School of Music is hosting its first contemporary music festival October 22–24.