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Celebrate Women at Women’s History Month Events

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Celebrate the contributions made by UT’s female students, staff and faculty by participating in Women’s History Month events. The Commission for Women is hosting Women in Art: Gallery Showing and Celebration, a showcase of UT women artists and Women in STEM: Arachnology at UT lecture. The Women’s Empowerment Summit is Saturday, March 7. A lecture about career journeys of successful women leaders given by feminist psychologist Ruth Fassinger is Monday, March 23.

McClung Museum Receives Large Gift of Rare Maps

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Almost 200 rare maps of Europe and other parts of the world created between the 1500s and 1800s now belong to UT. The McClung Museum recently received the large gift from private donors.

UT Study: Crocodiles Just Wanna Have Fun, Too

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Turns out we may have more in common with crocodiles than we’d ever dream. According to research by a UT psychology professor, crocodiles think surfing waves, playing ball, and going on piggyback rides are fun, too.

University Housing to Host 5K and Fun Run

University Housing will host its first Fainting Goat 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, March 7. Check-in is at 8:00 a.m. in Circle Park, 1327 Circle Park Drive, and the race begins at 9:00 a.m. The event is open to the public.

UT Professors’ Paper Honored at Qatar Conference

UT’s Sashi Nambisan and Jennifer Richards have garnered attention for a paper the two presented at the Engineering Leaders for Grand Challenges conference held at Texas A&M University at Qatar.

Faculty Reception at the McClung Museum March 5

The McClung Museum invites faculty to join the museum, Provost Susan Martin, and colleagues for a reception in honor of the new special exhibition Drawn from the McClung Museum from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5.

Faculty Senate Seeking Representatives

It’s election season for UT’s Faculty Senate, the faculty’s voice in the shared governance of the campus, and caucus chairs are looking for faculty members willing to serve.

UT Joins Digital Public Library of America

UT Libraries has partnered with the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tenn-Share statewide library consortium to become a service hub for the Digital Public Library of America.