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.
Companion Animal Initiative in Tennessee and Human Animal Bond in Tennessee are this week’s featured partnerships. CAIT brings communities together to find solutions to pet issues, and H.A.B.I.T. is an animal-assisted interaction program.
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.
As President’s Day approaches, UT Journalism Professor Michael Martinez is busy studying US commanders-in-chief through the lens of the White House photographers. Martinez is working on a book looking at the public’s memory of US presidents as portrayed through these photographs.
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.
David Cobb, Troy Provost-Heron, and Dargan Southard, students in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, have hit a grand slam in the internship world: each has won a coveted internship to write for Major League Baseball’s website.
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’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.
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.
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 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.