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Former Diplomat Scobey Named History Department’s 2017 Outstanding Alumna

Margaret Scobey, a longtime public servant and former US ambassador to Syria and Egypt, has been named the UT Department of History’s outstanding alumna for 2017. She will be celebrated during the history department’s annual honors ceremony at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, at the Frieson Black Cultural Center.

‘Ask a Physicist’ Facebook Live Event to Feature Neutron Stars April 12

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will host an “Ask a Physicist” Facebook Live question and answer session at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, on the department’s Facebook page. Physicists Andrew Steiner and Jun Han will discuss neutron stars, the second most compact objects in the universe.

Baker Center to Host Bob Clement April 11

UT’s Baker Center will host former US Congressman Bob Clement at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in the Toyota Auditorium. Clement will discuss his journey from the Governor’s Residence to Congress as well as his newly-released book.

Yale University Professor to Speak at Baker Center April 10

UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host Michelle Bell, Yale University’s Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health, as part of the center’s Energy and Environment Policy Distinguished Lecture series at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 10.

UT Hosts Inaugural SEC Title IX Coordinators Summit

About two dozen Title IX coordinators and staff members from 11 of the 14 SEC universities gathered earlier this week at the Conference Center for the inaugural two-day SEC Title IX Coordinators Summit.