UT Libraries News

Count This Penny to Perform November 16 in Library

To highlight the unique materials available in its Special Collections and Betsey B. Creekmore Archives, the UT Libraries will periodically commission a work of art or music inspired by an item or collection in the archives.

John C. Hodges Library: An Architectural Perspective

Hodges Library

Tennessee Today reached out to Jennifer Akerman, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design, to ask about the shape of Hodges Library and what challenges the designers may have faced.

Poet to Enter the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame

Erin Elizabeth Smith

Erin Elizabeth Smith, senior instructor in English and the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT Libraries, will be inducted into the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 19.

Educators Invited to Big Orange STEM Saturday on October 7

East Tennessee K–12 teachers, guidance counselors, and educators of all descriptions are invited to learn ways to help students excel in science and math during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 7.

Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection Now Available Online

US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.

Life of the Mind Invites You to Escape with Station Eleven

Station Eleven

The campus community is invited to celebrate this year’s Life of the Mind program reading selection—Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel—by participating in a special First-Year Studies escape room in Hodges Library.