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Science Forum to Discuss Research to Restore Urban Streams

John Schwartz

John Schwartz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, will look at the difficulties that have resulted from efforts to restore healthy ecosystems impacted by urban development at this week’s Science Forum.

Students Embrace Spirit of Halloween with Bugs

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In the spirit of Halloween, freshmen are embracing the ghoulish holiday in a creepy, crawly way. The popular First-Year Studies course It’s a Bug’s Life, taught by entomology and plant pathology professor Jerome Grant, examines how insects have shaped our world and influenced our lives through movies, television, art, literature, and even food.

Eastman Engineers Help Get Unit Ops Lab Running


The growing partnership between the College of Engineering and Eastman became a working arrangement last week—literally. A team of engineers from Eastman came from Kingsport to help install equipment and experiments in the Eastman Unit Ops Laboratory in the Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building.

Business Students Host Sixth Annual Barefoot 5K October 25

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UT students will host the sixth annual Barefoot 5K on Sunday, October 25 at Sequoyah Hills Park. The event is organized by a Haslam College of Business service-learning class to raise funds for Samaritan Place, an emergency shelter for the elderly.

Colum McCann at UT’s Writers in the Library on November 2

Dustin Aksland for The Wall Street Journal

Internationally acclaimed writer Colum McCann will read from his work as part of the Writers in the Library series at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 2. The event will be held in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, and is free and open to the public.