Social media chatter during this week’s vice-presidential debate was overwhelmingly negative toward both candidates—and those negative feelings carried over to the presidential candidates. Those were among the main takeaways reported by UT’s Political Social Media Research Group.
UT’s Korn Learning, Assessment, and Social Skills Center will soon accept applications for Postsecondary Autism Support Services, a new program developed to support the needs of UT students with autism spectrum disorders. The program will officially launch in fall 2017.
The year 1832 was pivotal in Andrew Jackson’s presidency. He defeated Henry Clay to secure a second term and launched the policies that came to define his administration and his legacy. These moments are among many captured in the latest volume of The Papers of Andrew Jackson, a UT project dedicated to transcribing and publishing the president’s entire written record.
Homecoming 2016 is just around the corner, and All Campus Events and the Student Homecoming Committee need your assistance.
In June, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and the Office of Disability Services (ODS) offered a Summer Accessibility Workshop program that helped about 40 instructors learn to make their class materials more accessible to all students. This fall, you can experience the same workshops on Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. now through November 10. You
Veerle Keppens has been named the permanent head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
Al Hazari, retired director of labs and lecturer in chemistry, will host the Magic of Chemistry show at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18 in Room 555 of Dabney-Buehler Hall. He will introduce children and adults to the wonders of chemistry through a series of exciting and often explosive demonstrations.
The 2016 Barefoot Benefit, a 5K foot race and community festival organized by students in the Haslam College of Business, is set for 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, in Sequoyah Hills Park. Race registration and activities begin at 12:30 p.m.
Speculative architect Liam Young will lecture at UT’s College of Architecture and Design at 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 10, as part of the Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series. Speculative architects use the built environment to express themselves in a way that’s similar to how storytellers use words.
Have you outfitted your UT office to fit your unique interest or style? Do you have original artwork, a favorite collection, or a really quirky item on display? Does your office tell a story about your hobby or passion outside of work? We’d love to see a photo of your office and hear your unique