UT undergraduates Kimberly Bress, Christopher Neal, and Andrew Wintenberg have been named 2017–18 Goldwater Scholars.
UT’s Baker Center will host former US Congressman Bob Clement at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in the Toyota Auditorium. Clement will discuss his journey from the Governor’s Residence to Congress as well as his newly-released book.
About two dozen Title IX coordinators and staff members from 11 of the 14 SEC universities gathered earlier this week at the Conference Center for the inaugural two-day SEC Title IX Coordinators Summit.
The Clarence Brown Theatre’s eight-play lineup for the 207–18 season includes two Tony-winning musicals, a classic play by Anton Chekhov, a new CBT-commissioned drama, and the return of a holiday classic.
A documentary detailing the UT Chamber Singers’ 2015 England Cathedral Residency will air on East Tennessee PBS at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is collecting books for the Sevier County Public Library System. The library provides literary resources to those living in the area, many of whom lost books and other reading materials in the wildfires of November 2016. The library will add the books to its own collection, donate them to
Astronaut Barry Wilmore will deliver the keynote address as he and Michael Sawyers join the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Quarterback Joshua Dobbs, an aerospace engineering major, is also being honored during the event.
Health resources will be available to the UT community at HealthBeat 2017, a free health fair for all students, faculty, and staff. UT’s College of Nursing is joining forces with the Student Health Center and UT Medical Center for the event, which will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Panhellenic Building.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is partnering with the UT Center for the Study of War and Society to host a First Friday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 7. The open house is in honor of the World War I centenary and will focus on WWI objects in the museum’s collections.
UT’s Department of History will host a symposium Monday, April 10, exploring the history and future of intellectual autonomy on college campuses. The event, which will feature a panel of faculty members from various UT departments, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the College of Law Auditorium, Room 132. It is free and open to the public.