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Pregame Showcase Kicks Off September 12 in McClung Museum


It’s football time in Tennessee and the kickoff of another game day tradition: the Pregame Showcase. Football fans are invited to hear from some of UT’s exceptional faculty during the twenty-sixth annual College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase, which begins Saturday, September 12.

Nuclear Engineering Student Group Named Top in US

The latest national success for the Department of Nuclear Engineering came recently when the American Nuclear Society chose UT’s student chapter to receive the prestigious Samuel Glasstone Award for the best student chapter, a first for the university.

Apartment Residence Hall Coming Down, Progress Being Made on Two New Halls


Demolition is under way at the Apartment Residence Hall, the first phase of the university’s comprehensive housing redevelopment project. The five-year plan calls for replacing several high-rise residence halls with new residence halls and a dining and multipurpose community facility.

Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker to Speak at Baker Center

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Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker—a leading expert in US foreign and national security policy—will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series.

Theriot Named UT’s Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning Innovation


Associate Professor of Social Work Matthew Theriot, who successfully led the effort to develop UT’s new Experience Learning initiative, has been named associate provost for teaching and learning innovation. He will oversee implementation of Experience Learning and oversee the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Agricultural Field Work with International Partners


International field work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.