UT will award an honorary degree to a national advocate for children and welcome leaders in business, healthcare, and government for spring commencement ceremonies set for May 6–8.
College of Arts and Sciences News
The College of Arts and Sciences held its inaugural alumni and philanthropy awards ceremony last week in conjunction with the spring meeting of the Dean’s Advisory Board.
Three UT doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2015 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
The Language Resource Center in Alumni Memorial Building—a place where students access computers, labs, and studios to help them learn foreign languages—has received a donation that will support its continued operation.
Two UT juniors—Benjamin Brock and Adam LaClair—have been named 2015 Goldwater Scholars.
With the world’s largest science project now smashing particles again after a two-year pause, UT researchers will play a role in experiments that could challenge the accepted understanding of the universe.
After being accepted into College Scholars, John McAmis, UT’s sole animation major, developed his curriculum, composed of independent courses where he makes his own syllabus. His advisor, associate professor of art and local filmmaker Paul Harrill, looks over the syllabus and approves McAmis’s schedule.
Wilma A. Dunaway, a professor of public and international affairs at Virginia Tech and a three-degree alumna of UT’s Department of Sociology, will return to campus on Monday, April 13, as the department’s Distinguished Alumna Speaker.
A production of Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflote, about a quest for love and adventure, will run from Friday, April 10, to Sunday, April 12.
Harvard University Professor David Armitage will take a fresh look at the American Declaration of Independence when he visits UT to deliver the annual Milton M. Klein Lecture.