The third annual UT Arab Fest kicks off on Friday, October 21. The festival will include presentations from an extensive list of performers as well as cultural demonstrations.
Alan Alda, an acclaimed actor and science educator widely known for his role in the television series M*A*S*H, will speak at UT on Tuesday, November 1.
East Tennessee high school teachers, guidance counselors, and other education professionals are invited to learn ways they can better prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields for the rigors of college life during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22. The free half-day event is hosted by UT Libraries and will be held at John C. Hodges Library, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard.
The UT Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to award four honorary doctoral degrees—three from UT Knoxville and one from the Institute of Agriculture.
Physics professor Robert Grzywacz has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society.
The UT Board of Trustees voted to name the College of Engineering for distinguished alumnus John D. Tickle. It marks the second time in the campus’s 222-year history that a college has been named for an alumnus and benefactor. Tickle, a 1965 industrial engineering graduate from Bristol, Tennessee, is chairman of the Strongwell Corporation.
Saturday’s football game between the Vols and the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama is sold out, which means that fans who purchase tickets from individuals in the area near campus face the risk of counterfeit tickets. The UT Police Department and UT Athletics advise fans to purchase tickets only from trusted sources.
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against the top-ranked University of Alabama. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Crimson Tide. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. CBS will televise the game. The SEC Network’s SEC Nation program will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ayres Hall.
Do you take time to read the risk warnings on drug websites before you take the drug? Mariea Hoy, an advertising professor at UT, has studied that question and determined that no, you probably don’t.
UT’s chapter of the Society of Women Engineers is hosting a camp for high school-age females.