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Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

CBT’s Jillie Eves Sets 30-Day Painting Challenge

Thirty-day challenges are all the rage right now, whether it’s to lose weight, save money, or make some other personal improvement. Clarence Brown Theatre artist-in-residence Jillie Eves recently committed to her own challenge: thirty Knoxville paintings in thirty days. “About two years ago I started listening to the podcast Artist Helping Artist,” said Eves. “The host, Leslie

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Science Magazine: UT Professor Leads Curation of Asteroid Samples


Science Magazine featured an upcoming NASA mission that launches this week to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system. The article mentions the role of Harry “Hap” McSween, professor emeritus of planetary geoscience, in this mission.

WBIR: Cas Walker Stories Project Collects Tales of the East Tennessee Legend


WBIR-TV Channel 10 interviewed History Professor Ernest Freeberg and doctoral student Josh Hodge about a project they are spearheading: The Cas Walker Stories Project, which seeks to tell stories of Cas Walker through Knoxville residents. Cas Walker was a politician, businessman, and legend in East Tennessee.