This is Faculty Appreciation Week, our annual celebration of faculty.
Seventy years ago, when Charles H. Miller founded the UT Legal Clinic, he was hailed as a pioneer in legal education.
A group of freshmen from UT’s Haslam College of Business spent part of their winter break in Cuba. They returned not only with fun memories, but also cultural insights that will help them as they continue their studies. The students were in the 2016 First-Year Experience in Cuba program, which seeks to engage business students with global business issues and expose them to study abroad opportunities.
The Offices of Family Engagement and Orientation and Transition have merged to create the Office of New Student and Family Programs.
Two UT students are participating in the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement conference at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, today through Sunday, February 5.
Scott Duncan, design partner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, will lecture at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 6, in McCarty Auditorium of the Art and Architecture Building.
UT anthropology professor Jan Simek and UT grad student Beau Carroll were recently featured on National Geographic, as reported by local NBC-affiliate WBIR.
The McClung Museum opens the new exhibition Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt on Saturday. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egyptian imagery for thousands of years. Eighty items from the Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum will be on view through May 7.
Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life hero behind Hotel Rwanda, and Bree Newsome, the activist who removed the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina State House, are among the speakers who will be at UT during February to celebrate Black History Month. In addition to hosting well-known speakers, other events will celebrate African American music, international dance, and diversity in the workplace.
The News Sentinel was on campus Wednesday for World Hijab Day as students from the Muslim Student Association provided colorful scarves for other students to try on or take with them.