Outstanding student artwork and successful art alumni will take center stage as the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at UT presents its 70th annual Student Art Competition this spring.
For the second year in a row, the prestigious National Academy of Engineering has elected a researcher affiliated with UT to its ranks. Professor Emeritus Bimal Bose was selected for the class of 2017.
The Health Innovation Technology and Simulation Lab in UT’s College of Nursing has received provisional accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
Derek Alderman, head of UT’s Department of Geography, has been elected to serve as president of the American Association of Geographers.
Assistant Professor Sowjanya Gollapinni will discuss “The Ghostly Neutrinos” at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 18.
UT Recycling will hold an awareness day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, to promote its public recycling drop-off location on campus.
The Dollywood Foundation is looking for bilingual interpreters to volunteer during check distribution for victims of the Gatlinburg-area wildfires on Monday, February 27, and Tuesday, February 28.
One of Beverly Davenport’s first meetings on her first day was with student reporters of the Daily Beacon newspaper—an indicator of what she considers a top priority as the new UT Knoxville chancellor. “I love seeing the students, because they are really why we are here,” she said. “The students will lead us—their inspiration, their energy, and their enthusiasm. They are going to . . . put Tennessee on the map where it belongs among the premier and preeminent universities in this country and in the world.” >> Video: Chancellor Davenport’s First Day
Beverly Davenport began work Wednesday as UT’s eighth chancellor. She spoke to the Daily Beacon and then later answered questions from local media outlets at Tyson Alumni Center.
The university plans to test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:10 p.m. Friday, February 17.