A record number of students turned out for the spring Engineering Expo. All told, 427 students visited with potential employers and lined up more than 700 interviews for paid internship and co-op positions from the fifty-six companies in attendance.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free family events throughout February at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Ask-A-Scientist started when scientist Matt Bishop was having his car towed in Los Alamos, New Mexico, last summer and the tow truck driver and his son asked him questions ranging from robotics to genetics.
Many students have turned their ideas into profitable startup companies ranging from web design to cycling apparel, while enrolled at UT.
As the detailed study of best practices within manufacturing has become more commonplace in recent years, the Reliability and Maintainability Center at UT has stepped to the forefront as a well-respected hub of learning. The center has signed about 55 corporate partners and will host its nineteenth annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference, MARCON, February 23–26 at the Knoxville Convention Center.
Steven Escar Smith, dean of UT Libraries, has been appointed to the executive board of Tenn-Share, the statewide library consortium. He will serve as a member and secretary to the board through 2016.
Students of the UT chapter of Freedom by Design recently won four national awards from the American Institute of Architecture Students, including one for best program.
Michael Goodchild, emeritus professor of geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver the Department of Geography’s annual Hammond Lecture on February 12.
City of Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton will deliver the keynote address at the fifteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala, which recognizes and celebrates students and alumni who have positively impacted the UT College of Law through their commitment to diversity.
The campus and community are invited to join Darwin Day celebrations at the McClung Museum on Monday, February 9. Darwin Day is a global celebration of scientific thought and intellectual curiosity.