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UT Hosts Symposium This Week for Bat Research, Conservation, and Education

Bat experts from around the country and the world are in Knoxville this week as part of the annual symposium of the North American Society for Bat Research. The conference will provide participants an opportunity to exchange ideas relating to bat research, conservation, and education. It will include field trips as well as a teachers’ workshop for local educators. A representative from the Organization for Bat Conservation will bring “flying foxes”—bats the size of Chihuahuas—for the teachers’ workshop.

John C. Hodges Library: An Architectural Perspective

Hodges Library

Tennessee Today reached out to Jennifer Akerman, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design, to ask about the shape of Hodges Library and what challenges the designers may have faced.