We want 4,000 members of the Volunteer family to help us build a Power T so large no will be able to beat it. There’s still time to sign up to join the fun. Is our plan ambitious? You better believe it!
UT Andrew Jackson scholar Daniel Feller has been invited to join a team of experts to review The Papers of Abraham Lincoln. The panel will make recommendations such as the best digital platform for publishing Lincoln’s papers, the project’s staffing needs, and the best organizational structure.
The Center for Health Education and Wellness will distribute 1,500 Sexual Assault Awareness Month pins to faculty, staff, and students to wear during the month of April. Pins will be distributed with cards listing details of April events being hosted by CHEW.
The Clarence Brown Theatre will begin construction this spring on additional restroom facilities in its main theater. The expansion, which is currently is the design phase, will more than double the number of bathrooms in the theater and will be accompanied by two wheelchair lifts in the lobby.
Chemical engineers from around the region will soon come to Knoxville as UT plays host to the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Southern Regional Conference.
The UT College of Law’s Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution will host this year’s Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy symposium. The event, titled In the Eye of the Beholder, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Room 132 of the College of Law building.
UT’s attempt to gather 4,000 faculty, staff, students, and alumni in Neyland Stadium on March 29 to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter — a Power T — is the largest record-breaking attempt in Rokerthon 3.
The final spring event in the Tickle College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series will take place on Monday, with Cynthia Phillips of Sandia National Laboratory on hand to talk about water quality monitoring efforts.
Department of Microbiology faculty members Heidi Goodrich-Blair, professor and head of microbiology, and Igor Jouline, joint faculty professor, have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. They join 71 other professors worldwide as 2017 academy fellows.
Tennessee’s overall population continues to grow, with the Nashville and Knoxville metropolitan areas seeing the fastest growth rates in the state, according to the 2016 estimates released today by the US Census Bureau.