For his contributions as a computer scientist, an inventor, and someone who helped shape the modern world, Mark Dean is being honored as the Trailblazer Series speaker for February. He’ll speak about his life and career at 12:30 p.m. on February 26 in the auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library.
Almost 200 rare maps of Europe and other parts of the world created between the 1500s and 1800s now belong to UT. The McClung Museum recently received the large gift from private donors.
Dania Bilal, professor of information science, and Ed Caudill, journalism professor, are faculty trailblazers in the College of Communication and Information.
Karen McCormick, clinical assistant professor of equine internal medicine and neonatology in Large Animal Clinical Services, and Robert Reed, associate professor in the department of biomedical and diagnostic sciences, are faculty trailblazers in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
David Matthews, chair of the Interior Design program and associate dean of facilities and technology, and James Rose, senior lecturer, are faculty trailblazers in the College of Architecture and Design.
Teams of UT students have developed plans for addressing employment, nutrition, mental health, and environment issues as part of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy’s second annual Public Policy Challenge.
As part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, UT Law students will offer free tax preparation help to members of the community, including staff members.
Beginning this summer, the Haslam College of Business will offer undergraduate students a selection of online courses. The Business Online Summer Session is intended to give business minors and students in other fields of study an opportunity to pursue coursework remotely.
First-Year Studies is seeking nearly 200 discussion leaders for the 2015 Life of the Mind program with the incoming first-year class.
Travis Parman, director of corporate communications for Nissan Americas and a graduate of the College of Communication and Information, will return to campus on Thursday, February 19, to talk with students about careers in public relations and to receive the University of Tennessee Accomplished Alumnus Award.