Bruce McMullen, partner in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, will deliver the keynote address at the sixteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala.
The Vol Court Pitch Competition encourages students, faculty, staff, and community members to pitch their business ideas for a chance to win $1,500, space in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator, and free legal and accounting services.
Through the Lunch Hours program, students are able to invite a faculty or staff member to lunch, free of charge.
Kenneth Pobo will read his poetry at Writers in the Library at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 8, in the Hodges Library auditorium. Earlier in the day, Pobo will hold an author chat with students, “How to Make Your Chapbook Count,” at 2:00 p.m. in 1210-1211 McClung Tower.
February 12 marks the 207th birthday of Charles Darwin, the biologist who shaped the way scientists study life on Earth. Students will honor his birthday with Darwin Day, a paleontology-themed celebration beginning Tuesday, February 9.
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research is the leading national venue for showcasing undergraduate research. Each year more than 4,000 undergraduates from institutions across the country converge to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts, and performances. NCUR accepted sixty-five UT students to present undergraduate posters and oral presentations for this year’s conference April 7–9 in Asheville, North Carolina.
February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. The Clarence Brown Theatre is staging A Lesson Before Dying in conjunction with Knox County Public Library’s The Big Read, and other campus offices are hosting events related to the production.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s academic accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Twelve lucky students will attend Super Bowl 50 and the historic showdown on football’s biggest stage between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. The Big Orange Combine, now in its twelfth year, involves students majoring in communications, marketing, human resources, and sports management. The students will travel to San Francisco February 3–8 to work the Super Bowl and other events leading up the most-watched television program in America. The game is 6:30 p.m. Sunday, February 7.
Do you want to study or intern abroad? Are you an undergraduate student and eligible for a Pell Grant? Learn more about funding your study abroad experience through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.