For the most part, adjusting our clocks an hour ahead—as we will do this weekend—comes as good news: it is a welcome change from the long, dark winter.
Theresa Lee News
Theresa Lee, dean of the UT College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected to serve on the executive board for the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences.
Undergraduate students can now earn both a bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years, one year less than what is normally required. UT 3+3 is a new accelerated degree program offered by the College of Law and College of Arts and Sciences.
Developed in collaboration between UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Joint Directed Research and Development program nurtures collaborative research from the two institutions. The program recently announced the selection of twelve UT faculty researchers to benefit from its current cycle of funding.
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.
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.
College of Arts and Sciences spotlights Emily Bivens, associate professor of art, and Alison Buchan, associate professor of microbiology, as faculty trailblazers as part of Faculty Appreciation Week 2015.
The College of Arts and Sciences recognizes Tina Shepardson, associate professor of religious studies, and Micheline van Riemsdijk, associate professor of geography, as faculty trailblazers as part of Faculty Appreciation Week 2015.
The university presented Knoxville native and entertainer Mary Costa with an honorary doctorate Monday at a special event held in her honor.
UT’s inaugural Arab Cultural Fair and academic symposium kick off this weekend with museum displays of Arabic art and other cultural demonstrations.