UT welcomes fans to campus this Saturday for the football game against the University of Alabama. Kickoff is set for 7:36 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Crimson Tide. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. ESPN-2 will televise the game.
Sophomore Colleen Ryan has been selected to attend a national global affairs conference. The World Affairs Councils of America chose Ryan for a scholarship to its annual national conference, America and the World—2015, in Washington, DC.
When Fred Peebles, dean of UT’s College of Engineering, hired Fred Brown to lead the newly created Minority Engineering Program in 1973, there were twenty-six total African American students in engineering. The program blossomed under Brown’s leadership and that of his successors, James Pippin and Travis Griffin, to the point that more than 1,000 minority engineers have now graduated.
The Ready for the World Cafe will journey to France on Thursday, October 23 and October 30. The luncheons will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive.
UT’s Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships has made some changes to better serve the growing number of students interested in applying for major awards. In an effort to increase visibility and be more accessible, ONSF—which has its main office in the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy—now has a satellite office in Hodges Library.
Gordon Burghardt, Alumni Distinguished Service Professor in the departments of Psychology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will be talking about the importance of play at this week’s Pregame Showcase prior to Saturday’s football game against the Alabama Crimson Tide.
There’s plenty going on this weekend as the Vols gear up to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. SGA has partnered with the Campus Entertainment Board to host a bonfire, pep rally, and Vol Night Long event beginning at 9:00 p.m. tomorrow at Fiji Island. Learn more about all three events along with reminders about SGA’s #optIN campaign—in this week’s SGA Corner.
Classes are in full swing and its that time of the semester for midterms—but SGA is still hard at work drafting legislation, planning events, and meeting with students and administration this month.
Exploring the city you live in can often lead to inspiration. That’s just what happened to David Harman, a graduate student in UT’s School of Art, after he finished his bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Dallas.
Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of The Miracle Worker begins today and runs through October 19. The production stars Rachel Finney, a legally-blind UT senior who draws on her own life experiences to play Helen Keller.