The Clarence Brown Theatre’s eight-play lineup for the 207–18 season includes two Tony-winning musicals, a classic play by Anton Chekhov, a new CBT-commissioned drama, and the return of a holiday classic.
A documentary detailing the UT Chamber Singers’ 2015 England Cathedral Residency will air on East Tennessee PBS at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9.
Visiting scholar Greg Grandin will discuss slavery in novelist Herman Melville’s America when he delivers the annual Milton M. Klein Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20.
UT’s College of Architecture and Design will host Nataly Gattegno, architect and co-founder of San Francisco–based Future Cities Lab, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 10.
Two UT projects, led by professors Stuart Brotman and Bruce Tonn, were selected for the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for the fall 2017 semester.
Astronaut Barry Wilmore will deliver the keynote address as he and Michael Sawyers join the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Quarterback Joshua Dobbs, an aerospace engineering major, is also being honored during the event.
UT’s Center for the Study of War and Society will remember the legacies of World War I with a series of events this spring. Programming includes two talks April 6 at the Blount County Public Library and an April 7 program at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is partnering with the UT Center for the Study of War and Society to host a First Friday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 7. The open house is in honor of the World War I centenary and will focus on WWI objects in the museum’s collections.
UT’s Department of History will host a symposium Monday, April 10, exploring the history and future of intellectual autonomy on college campuses. The event, which will feature a panel of faculty members from various UT departments, will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the College of Law Auditorium, Room 132. It is free and open to the public.
From preparing the Power T outline on Shields-Watkins Field to making the Ayres Hall chimes play the Today show theme, the work of many Vol family members helped to make Wednesday’s world record-breaking event a Big Orange success.