Celebrate the contributions made by UT’s female students, staff and faculty by participating in Women’s History Month events. The Commission for Women is hosting Women in Art: Gallery Showing and Celebration, a showcase of UT women artists and Women in STEM: Arachnology at UT lecture. The Women’s Empowerment Summit is Saturday, March 7. A lecture about career journeys of successful women leaders given by feminist psychologist Ruth Fassinger is Monday, March 23.
Dom Flemons, the American Songster, will give a lecture and perform during an event co-sponsored by UT on Thursday, March 12.
The UT College of Law invites lawyers, health care providers, students, faculty, and members of the community to gather on Friday, March 6, for a one-day symposium on health care law and policy issues and solutions.
Ernest Freeberg, Distinguished Professor of Humanities at UT, will present “The Age of Edison: How the Electric Light Created Modern America” on March 3 in the Conversations and Cocktails series.
Companion Animal Initiative in Tennessee and Human Animal Bond in Tennessee are this week’s featured partnerships. CAIT brings communities together to find solutions to pet issues, and H.A.B.I.T. is an animal-assisted interaction program.
The university is closed today due to inclement weather. We’ll keep you updated here on which campus services are—and are not—available.
UT has chosen the Southeast Tennessee Development District to be its 2015–16 Smart Communities Initiative partner.
The Haslam family is featured in the Philanthropy 50, a list of America’s fifty most generous donors compiled by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Karen Lloyd’s work with subsea floor mud and frozen Siberian soil has earned her an extraordinarily competitive award. The assistant professor of microbiology at UT has been selected as a 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Ocean Sciences.
Faculty trailblazers in the College of Engineering are David Icove, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Joshua Sangoro, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; and Andy Sarles, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering.