Teams from around the region recently came to UT’s College of Engineering as part of the international kickoff of FIRST Robotics’ 2016 season.
When the award-winning play Harvest opens in Kochi, India, next month, the credits for set, costume and lighting will go to six Master of Fine Arts students and two faculty members. Marianne Custer, a professor who specializes in costume design, and Kenton Yeager, a professor who specializes in lighting, accompanied six MFA students to India just before winter break. They group will show slides and talk about their project at noon Friday in the Lab Theatre at Clarence Brown Theatre.
The music and culture of the Middle East will be featured during the spring semester’s first installment of the Ready for the World Music Series on Sunday, January 24.
The Big Orange Meal Share allows students to donate their unused guest meals and allows others to contribute funds to benefit students in need.
More than 400 students will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Saturday, January 16, by attending a leadership conference and working on service projects around the Knoxville community.
The Accessibility Checker is a tool provided in Microsoft Office for Windows that checks your document for possible issues that people with disabilities may experience when viewing your Word, PowerPoint, or Excel file.
Associate Dean of Libraries Holly Mercer will participate in the 2016-17 Leadership Fellows program sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries. Mercer is associate dean for research and scholarly communication and director of Newfound Press at UT. She is one of twenty-eight fellows selected from a pool of university professionals in the US and Canada.
The VOLeaders Academy, a partnership between the Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and the Department of Athletics has been honored by NASPA as a 2015-16 Gold Award Winner.
A team of three agriculture students recently won the People’s Choice Award for the American Farm Bureau’s Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge, a national competition for food and agricultural businesses.
The McClung Museum will host its sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 24.