The university’s annual memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, May 5, in the UT Gardens on the Institute of Agriculture campus.
From police shootings, to establishing religion, to transgender bathrooms, several high-profile cases likely to come before the US Supreme Court this spring could reshape some of our nation’s laws, according to UT Professor Richard Pacelle.
The Center for Career Development, Student Disability Services, and the Student Government Association for the second year are partnering on Smokey’s Closet, a clothing closet initiative.
The McClung Museum will host free family fun days on two consecutive Saturdays —”Treasures From the Vault” from 1 to 4 p.m. April 29 and “Day of Clay” from 1 to 4 p.m. May 6.
For the first time, a UT professor has received a major Carnegie fellowship. Nicknamed “the brainy awards,” the fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards for scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Nathan J. Kelly, associate professor of political science, has been named a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Research Fellow. The recognition comes for his work studying how economic inequality reinforces itself through politics.
Collen Jonsson, Beaman Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, will present “Making Sense of Virus Evolution—The Unsolved Puzzle of Deadly Hantaviruses” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, April 28.
The May 1 college confirmation deadline is just around the corner, and UT’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions will celebrate the day with a live Declaration Day event akin to National Football Signing Day.
The College of Architecture and Design will host architect Craig Dykers, designer of the New York Times Square reconstruction, at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29.
More than 100 family members, students, and faculty were on hand Saturday for the dedication of Stokely Hall in a ceremony that honored the family’s legacy of support for UT.
Jian Liu, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will present his lecture “Condensed Matter Physics: a Diverse Society of Electrons” at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 29.