A successful alumnus and businessman and a pioneering female historian who taught at UT for thirty-two years will headline this semester’s African American Trailblazer Series.
The next big leap in computing could be just around the corner, thanks to a project being conducted by UT’s College of Engineering and the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute.
UT’s Center for Career Development in the new Student Union has named an interview room in honor of Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, recognizing the company’s support of various university programs.
The award-winning documentary Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic will be screened at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
The College of Architecture and Design will host Matthew McMahon at 2:30 p.m. Friday, January 22, when he will present “Planting Thoughts: Approaches to Vegetation in Contemporary Landscape.”
The McClung Museum will host Maya: Lords of Time, an exhibition investigating the ancient Maya civilization’s fascination with time. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through May 22. Maya: Lords of Time will explore the time-ordered universe through the Maya’s intricate calendar systems, and investigate how their history and culture followed a rhythm set by the motion of heavenly bodies.
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 McClung Museum will host its sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 24.