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UT Kicks Off Church Lecture Series with Architect Paul Mankins September 26

The UT College of Architecture and Design will host Paul Mankins Monday, Sept. 26.

The College of Architecture and Design kicks off its 2016–2017 Robert B. Church Memorial Lecture Series with lecturer Paul Mankins, founding partner of substancearchitecture in Des Moines, Iowa. Mankins will present “Work of substance: r2c2s2p” at 5:30 p.m. in McCarty Auditorium (Room 109) in the Art and Architecture Building. Free and open to the public, the event will be streamed live.

UT Hosts Acclaimed Opera Singer Anne Azema

Acclaimed opera singer Anne Azema is at UT to present a series of master classes, lectures, and voice coaching to students in the College of Arts and Sciences, both in the School of Music and the French program.

UT’s Full-Time MBA Class of 2017 Includes More Veterans

The Haslam College of Business MBA Class of 2017 started the fall semester with twice as many military veterans as in previous years. Veterans now account for nearly 13 percent of the sixty-two-person class.

UT Architecture Faculty Named Affiliated Fellows, Design Medalists

Ted Shelton and Tricia Stuth, associate professors of architecture in UT’s College of Architecture and Design, continued their research this summer—both internationally and nationally—in the investigation of historical preservation and design. The experience allowed them to explore their ideas of the “unseen site.”

Longtime Engineering Professor Goodpasture Dies

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Longtime UT civil engineering professor David W. Goodpasture passed away Wednesday, September 14, at age 77. Goodpasture retired from active teaching at UT in 2004 after thirty-eight years in what is now the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Since that time, he has served as a professor emeritus, bringing his total commitment to UT

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UT Student Spent Summer Conducting Tests at Nuclear Sites in Pacific

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Nashville native Adam Stratz got to experience what might be considered an ideal summer vacation just before the start of the fall semester, spending eighteen days in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. However, his mission was anything but vacation. Stratz was the lone student taking part in a radiation survey of former United States atomic and thermonuclear test sites in the islands.

ACS: Tennessee Poverty Rates Decline, Median Income Rises

Tennessee was one of twenty-five states that saw a significant decline in its poverty rates, 1.6 percent, from 2014 to 2015, according to the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS) one-year estimates released today by the US Census Bureau.