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In Memoriam: Lawrence “Larry” Taylor

Lawrence “Larry” Taylor, a faculty member who was founder and director of UT’s Planetary Geosciences Institute, passed away September 18. He was 79. A prolific researcher, Taylor had a career at UT that spanned 46 years. He was one of the geoscientists based at the Johnson Space Center during Apollo 17, NASA’s last manned mission to the moon, in December 1972.

Educators Invited to Big Orange STEM Saturday on October 7

East Tennessee K–12 teachers, guidance counselors, and educators of all descriptions are invited to learn ways to help students excel in science and math during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 7.

Respect Is Focus of CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week

The College of Communication and Information’s eighth annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 25–28, will feature keynote addresses by Chancellor Beverly Davenport and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero.