Faculty & Staff News

Birdwell Is Quest Scholar of the Week

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A lifetime of innovation in areas related to computing and processing has led to Doug Birdwell, professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, being named as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Canceled Due to Weather: Tom Scheinfeldt to Speak Friday

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Digital media and design expert Tom Scheinfeldt, managing director of the groundbreaking September 11 Digital Archive project, will speak at the Illuminations Digital Humanities Series at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 22.

McKay Candidate Forum to be Rescheduled

Due to UT’s weather closure on Wednesday, the forum featuring Larry McKay, candidate for vice provost and dean of the Graduate School, is being rescheduled. A new date and time will be announced as soon as it is set.

Share Feedback on Master Plan at January 28 Meeting

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A meeting to discuss updates to the 2011 UT Campus Master Plan will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in the International House Great Room. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. The meeting gives the campus community an opportunity to ask Facilities Services Associate Vice Chancellor Dave Irvin questions about updates to the master plan.

What’s Open on Rocky Top?

The university is closed today due to inclement weather. We’ll keep you updated here on which campus services are—and are not—available.

Faculty, Students Travel to India to Work on Theater Production

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When the award-winning play Harvest opens in Kochi, India, next month, the credits for set, costume and lighting will go to six Master of Fine Arts students and two faculty members. Marianne Custer, a professor who specializes in costume design, and Kenton Yeager, a professor who specializes in lighting, accompanied six MFA students to India just before winter break. They group will show slides and talk about their project at noon Friday in the Lab Theatre at Clarence Brown Theatre.