With spring semester coming to an end in May, college students might already be thinking about how to spend their summer. While hometowns and the beach may beckon, some of the greatest summer opportunities are available in their flourishing college towns.
Jeff Morrell, professor of history, discusses his book, Alex Haley and the Books That Changed America.
Nicholas de Monchaux, architect, writer and associate professor of architecture and urban design at the University of California, Berkeley, will lecture at 5:30 p.m. February 27.
The Friends of the Knox County Public Library and UT’s Library Society will host novelist Amy Greene at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the East Tennessee History Center.
Vidya Kishore represented UT at Legislative Plaza in Nashville as part of Graduate Education Week earlier this month.
Jeffrey Moersch will present “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Studies of Mars-like Landscapes on Earth” at this week’s Science Forum, to be held at noon Friday, February 24.
The application period for the 10th annual Graves Business Plan Competition begins February 27.
A panel of scholars and community leaders will discuss “Mass Incarceration in America: Time for Reform?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Lindsay Young Auditorium in Hodges Library.
Girls from eighth grade through high school are invited to attend a free full-day event February 25 featuring various types of engineering, thanks to a student group in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering.
TorchLight is a new way to get campus news. Until last year, this student-run campus media was branded as TVC News, which produced a 30-minute newscast each week.