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.
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.
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.
UT history professors will share their research and knowledge with high school history teachers in a half-day program of lectures and conversation.
With the energy industry changing rapidly, Tennessee should craft an energy policy that will allow the state to benefit both economically and environmentally. That’s the crux of a report done for the state by UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
This week, UT is celebrating its faculty members’ trailblazing efforts in classrooms, laboratories, and the community during our sixth annual Faculty Appreciation Week. “People make our university what it is,” Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said. “Provost Susan D. Martin and I want to thank our faculty members for their dedication and hard work.
UT’s College of Communication and Information will hold its seventh annual Experience Diversity Banquet at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 20, at Bearden Banquet Hall. The event is open to the public.
Chef and restaurant owner Tim Love, a 1994 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus on Wednesday, February 11, to talk with students about entrepreneurship and to receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.
As President’s Day approaches, UT Journalism Professor Michael Martinez is busy studying US commanders-in-chief through the lens of the White House photographers. Martinez is working on a book looking at the public’s memory of US presidents as portrayed through these photographs.