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New Policy on Drone Use on Campus in Effect

A new UT Knoxville policy governs the use of any unmanned aircraft system (UAS, or drone) on university property or in connection with university employment.

Grzywacz Shares Notes from Russia

Robert Grzywacz, director of the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications and a physics professor, is in Russia this week.

Nomani to Address Reclaiming Rights for Muslim Women

Journalist and author Asra Nomani, born into a conservative Muslim family from India, chronicles the struggle Muslim women face in reclaiming the rights granted at Islam’s birth in the seventh century, which have been erased by centuries of man-made rules and tribal traditions.

UT’s Centaur Featured on Roadside America This Week

The half-excavated body of a faux centaur—part man, part horse—showcased on the main floor of Hodges Library has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of RoadsideAmerica.com. The popular display is a work of art, made from tea-stained bones of a pony and a medical school skeleton. The centaur will be featured as the lead story on RoadsideAmerica.com for this week.