Engineers Day is set for Thursday with a full day of events at Thompson-Boling Arena and around the Hill, particularly on Middle Drive.
The Haslam College of Business will host analytics experts from across the country November 9-10 to address data strategy and exchange examples of maturity model best practices. The semiannual Business Analytics Forum will be held at the Holiday Inn at World’s Fair Park.
A talk by Jack Shaheen, an award-winning writer and lecturer who specializes in addressing racial and ethnic stereotypes, will kick off the second annual Arab Fest.
Youngsters and the young at heart are invited to enjoy the “Magic of Chemistry” show on Tuesday, October 20. Al Hazari, recently retired chemistry faculty member, will conduct exciting and often explosive demonstrations as he unravels the mystery of how everyday items work.
The priority admissions and scholarship deadline is November 1. Incoming freshmen must have their applications filed by this date to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program. Once admitted, qualifying students will be invited to complete a scholarship and honors application.
The College of Architecture and Design along with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will host a panel discussion October 21 titled “What If? The Role of Additive Manufacturing and Integrated Energy in our Future” to provide insight into the 3-D-printed building and vehicle that have garnered worldwide attention since their debut.
Bill Nye, a scientist and comedian best known for his passion for science, will speak at UT on Thursday, October 29.
Brian Lee, design partner with the international architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and a lead designer of the Additive Manufacturing and Integrated Energy system, a 3-D-printed energy-sharing house and vehicle, will present “Work—Innovation in Practice” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of the College of Architecture and Design’s Church Lecture Series.
The Boyd Venture Challenge, sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, is now accepting applications. The seed fund grant program awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester.
Many rural Appalachian families lack knowledge about end-of-life care options and the role of hospice care. Faculty members in the College of Nursing are addressing this need through a Community Partnership for End-of-Life Care.