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UT to Attempt World Record Live on the Today Show March 29

The nation’s eyes will focus on UT Wednesday, March 29, as the campus attempts to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest human letter by forming an enormous Power T in Neyland Stadium. The feat will be broadcast live from 7 to 9 a.m. on NBC’s Today show, with weatherman Al Roker doing his weather reports from the stadium.

Air Force Promotes Grad to Four-Star General, Head of Air Combat Command

A UT alumnus and Knoxville native is set to assume one of the highest offices in the United States armed forces: US Air Force Lieutenant General Mike Holmes, a 1981 electrical engineering graduate, has been promoted to four-star general and assumes leadership of the Air Force’s Air Combat Command.

College of Law to Host In the Eye of the Beholder Symposium March 30

The UT College of Law’s Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution will host this year’s Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy symposium. The event, titled In the Eye of the Beholder, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Room 132 of the College of Law building.

Two Faculty Members Elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

Department of Microbiology faculty members Heidi Goodrich-Blair, professor and head of microbiology, and Igor Jouline, joint faculty professor, have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. They join 71 other professors worldwide as 2017 academy fellows.

Students Lead the Charge to Break World Record

Guinness World Record attempt

Students are leading the charge to get at least 4,000 members of the Volunteer family to Neyland Stadium on Wednesday, March 29, to break the Guinness World Record for making the world’s largest human letter—an enormous Power T.