Charles F. McMillan, nuclear physicist and director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will give the Baker Center’s annual Distinguished Global Security Lecture on October 1 at UT. McMillan will speak on “The Timeline of Technology.” The event is free and open to the public.
RJ Mitte, a young actor known for his role on AMC’s hit television series Breaking Bad, will visit UT on Thursday, October 2, as a part of UT’s third annual Disability Week.
Students and faculty of the College of Architecture and Design last week turned several metered spaces near Market Square downtown
For more than two decades Professor Rob Heller has been taking his advanced photojournalism students to LaFollette to photograph life in the small East Tennessee town.
Paige Scrivener has been appointed the Confucius Institute’s new student ambassador. As an ambassador, she serves as the liaison between the Confucius Institute and the UT and Knoxville communities. Scrivener, of Memphis, is a junior in global studies with a concentration in global politics and economics and a double minor in Chinese and Asian studies.
Two UT students will travel to Boston later this month to participate in a conference led by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, featuring top political practitioners on bipartisan advocacy and campus political engagement.
Tuesday, September 23, is National Voter Registration Day and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and other UT organizations will be offering voter registration at several booths on campus. The Baker ambassadors and Baker Center Living and Learning Community will host a table in John C. Hodges Library, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., where students can register to vote, get absentee ballot information, and find their polling locations.
Temperatures are dropping, football season is heating up and SGA is getting ready for big things this semester. Tailgates, a birthday celebration, and ways for YOU to get involved—in this week’s SGA Corner.
The university-wide Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force has been appointed and will begin a series of meetings to examine the critical issues involved in creating a responsive and comprehensive sexual assault and misconduct policy. The task force members encourage everyone with an interest in this issue to attend their meetings and provide feedback about the university’s Interim Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence.
The Center for International Education will host its annual International Education Week September 22-26 with events that celebrate the diverse culture on campus and showcase the university’s global initiatives.