North Americans might be seeing new species of birds in certain areas of the continent in the near future. According to research conducted by a UT psychology professor, Eurasian birds are beginning to develop a presence on our continent, which could end up having a negative effect on native species.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host several events throughout the day on Thursday, September 17, in celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against Western Carolina University. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Catamounts. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. ESPNU will televise the game.
The UT Symphony Orchestra is poised to present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, which featured lyrics borrowed from James Agee’s poem of a similar name. The concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. October 30 at the Tennessee Theater.
The UT Research Foundation announced on Tuesday the creation of a new secure, online portal for invention disclosures at the university. The Invention Disclosure Enterprise Application is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and is compatible with most operating systems and devices.
Yuji Hiratsuka, professor of art at Oregon State University in Corvallis, will speak at UT’s College of Architecture and Design at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 17. Hiratsuka will present a lecture about his printmaking work in Room 109 of the Art and Architecture Building.
Margaret Lazarus Dean, associate professor of English, will present “Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight” at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, prior to the UT vs. Western Carolina game.
The Knoxville Homeless Management Information System serves as an empirical window into homelessness in Knox County. The only university-based homeless management information system in the country, KnoxHMIS allows for aggregation of client-level data across providers serving the area’s homeless.
Looking for way to boost your recycling game? Facilities Services is hosting a workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: Everyday Recycling and Zero Waste Practices,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 28, at the International House Great Room.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has been appointed to a Southeastern Conference working group to review issues surrounding student-athlete conduct.