Melanie Wilson, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 10, in College of Law Classroom 132. Wilson is a professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Kansas School of Law. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.
The History Channel’s Ten Things You Don’t Know About show featuring UT’s Papers of Andrew Jackson staff will air at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 11. History Professor Dan Feller and Research Associate Professor Tom Coens were involved in the shoot with the show’s star, punk rock musician Henry Rollins. Ten Things You Don’t Know About looks at interesting “twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew.”
The New Norris House, a sustainable home and landscape designed by UT students and faculty has earned a national Honor Award for Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Classical music from around the world will be celebrated in UT’s Ready for the World Music Series, which kicks off on Sunday, October 12.
UT welcomes football fans and alumni to campus this Saturday for Homecoming.
William Corbett, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 9, in College of Law Classroom 132. Corbett is the Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law and Wex S. Malone Professor of Law at Louisiana State University Law Center. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.
The College of Engineering recently took another step forward by creating the J. Michael Stone Engineering Professional Practice Leadership Program.
A celebrated classical historian from the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton will visit UT on Monday, October 13, to talk about two third-century mosaics that provide compelling archaeological evidence for the earliest Christian church.
David Mandrus, a professor in UT’s College of Engineering, has been selected as the first Jerry and Kay Henry Endowed Professor.
Art history professor Dottie Habel will take football fans on a journey back to Rome during her Pregame Showcase presentation on Saturday at UT.