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Science Forum to Discuss the Quest for Clean Water through Desalination

Shannon Mahurin, staff scientist for the Nanomaterials Chemistry Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will discuss issues in water supply and how new materials could improve the desalination process for future needs at this week’s Science Forum. His talk, “Desalination: The Quest for Clean Water,” will be held at noon on Friday, October 2, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.

Proposals Sought for Spring 2016 FYS 129 Freshman Seminars

First-Year Studies is now accepting proposals for 129 Freshman Seminars to be offered during the spring 2016 semester. These seminars are designed to connect students with UT faculty through an engaging topic early in their academic career.

Math Camp Gets Monetary Boost from Verizon

UT’s Math Camp, a three-week boot camp that helps selected incoming freshmen prepare for math-intensive majors, has received $20,000 from Verizon.

College of Architecture and Design Hosts van Eyck Today

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The College of Architecture and Design will host visiting lecturer, Jerry van Eyck, founder of !melk, at 5:30 p.m. September 28. The lecture will take place in the Art and Architecture Building’s McCarty Auditorium.

Crash, Rollover Simulators Show Students Reasons to Drive Safely

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The UT community is invited to have a smashing time on Friday, courtesy of a safety lesson offered by the UT Police Department. UTPD’s “Blue Light Special” will take place at the Gate 21 Plaza outside Neyland Stadium between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.