UT has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Air Resources Laboratory to advance collaborative research in atmospheric sciences.
UT’s McClung Museum will host Bob Brier, one of the world’s foremost experts on mummies and Egyptology, to lecture on the ancient Egyptian mummification processes at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 21.
Local experts and a UT forensic anthropologist will take on a civil rights-era cold-case murder investigation from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, February 24.
The Humanities Center continues its Conversations and Cocktails series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 21.
UT President Joe DiPietro will presents his second State of the University address in Nashville and via live webcast at 3 p.m. EST/4 p.m. CST Tuesday, February 21.
Outstanding student artwork and successful art alumni will take center stage as the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition this spring.
The Dollywood Foundation is looking for bilingual interpreters to volunteer during check distribution for victims of the Gatlinburg-area wildfires on Monday, February 27, and Tuesday, February 28.
One of Beverly Davenport’s first meetings on her first day was with student reporters of the Daily Beacon newspaper—an indicator of what she considers a top priority as the new UT Knoxville chancellor. “I love seeing the students, because they are really why we are here,” she said. “The students will lead us—their inspiration, their energy, and their enthusiasm. They are going to . . . put Tennessee on the map where it belongs among the premier and preeminent universities in this country and in the world.” >> Video: Chancellor Davenport’s First Day
The university plans to test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:10 p.m. Friday, February 17.
Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tennessee, is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to families who have lost a child.