Starting this fall, UT will offer a new doctoral concentration in business analytics to prepare students to pursue research and teaching in this rapidly growing field.
The Natalie L. Haslam Music Center is officially one of UT’s greenest buildings. The building recently became LEED certified—at the silver level—by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Building Institute.
Celebrating the Spirit of Tennessee will be held at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Knoxville.
Gail Hershatter, distinguished professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will focus on Chinese women, past and present, in a Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, March 25.
The fifth annual FIRST Robotics Competition Smoky Mountain Regional, sponsored in part by the College of Engineering, will be held April 2–4.
Joe Palca, award-winning science correspondent for National Public Radio, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Advances in solar technology may come as the result of a new electric vehicle charging station and solar panels at UT, created in partnership with the university’s West Tennessee Solar Farm.
A documentary made by UT students chronicling the Medal of Honor Convention held in Knoxville in September 2014 will premiere on March 26.
Randy Boyd, an entrepreneur and Tennessee economic and community development commissioner, will be the guest speaker at the Knoxville Economics Forum on Friday, March 27.
A music professor and her ensemble will perform at New York’s famous Carnegie Hall next month. They’ll give East Tennesseans a preview of that concert on Tuesday, March 24.