Constitution Day is Wednesday, September 17, and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will celebrate the day with a full slate of activities, capped off with a discussion featuring Governor Bill Haslam and former Governor Phil Bredesen.
Tennessee’s chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center with the second-highest design honor in the state.
Tennessee and Florida fans will have a chance to compete more than two and a half weeks before the two football teams face off in Neyland Stadium at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on Saturday, October 4.
UT has received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software estimated at $37 million for use in the College of Engineering.
A former UT professor will discuss the global events leading up to the Manhattan Project, the research project that produced the first atomic bombs in World War II, at today’s Science Forum. Ted Lundy, retired professor of metallurgy, will speak on “The Manhattan Project: How Did It Begin?” His talk begins at noon in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
An international research team led by assistant professor Haixuan Xu has received a US Department of Energy grant to help with work involving a key component of nuclear reactors.
The College of Business Administration is launching a comprehensive development program geared toward current organizational leaders or those with potential to be on the fast track to leadership. Registration is now open for the UT Emerging Leaders Series, which begins in January 2015. Participants take classes two days each month between January and June, which limits work disruption.
A quiet peninsula on the shores of a rural lake in middle Tennessee might have seemed an unlikely spot to create one of the nation’s leading science facilities in 1964.
The College of Architecture and Design will host an open house on Saturday, September 20. The event will give prospective undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn about the college’s programs in interior design, landscape architecture, and architecture.
Professor Hairong Qi has been named to the Gonzalez Family Endowed Professorship, making her the first woman to hold an endowed professorship in the College of Engineering.