The Society of Physics Students will be dropping frozen pumpkins from a height of 80 feet at 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 30, near the Humanities and Social Sciences building, between McClung Plaza and Volunteer Drive.
Do you have a Big Idea that needs funding? VOLstarter is here to help. The site has helped gain donations for more than sixty student and faculty projects since it launched last fall. From providing funds for out-of-state leadership training sessions to supporting an architectural program that helps improve the homes of needy families, VOLstarter links donors with opportunities to support specific UT projects and initiatives.
UT has wrapped up its annual Big Orange Give online giving campaign with alumni and friends donating $1,466,207 in one week.
The newly unveiled Remembering Our Fallen Tennessee memorial is coming to UT for the month of November and will be part of campus’ fifth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call event on Veterans Day, November 11.
Homecoming is a great time to celebrate Big Orange traditions. There are plenty of opportunities to participate in activities during Mean Green Meets Rocky Top Homecoming week which leads up to the UT vs. University of North Texas game on Saturday, November 14.
Steve Smith, dean of libraries, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Research Libraries at the Association’s October meeting. ARL is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada.
UT will be participating in the National Day of Remembrance Roll Call event again this year. It will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Veterans Day, November 11, in Circle Park.
Your orange clothing will work double duty this month as campus organizations host several Halloween-themed events for students, faculty, staff, and the community.
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.
The best stories have the power to stay in our thoughts long after we’re done reading. And some stories have the power to keep us up at night, sleeping with the lights on, and checking under the bed. For those readers who love a thrilling fright, Humanities Services Librarian Chris Caldwell shares his favorite spooky stories just in time for Halloween.