East Tennessee high school teachers, guidance counselors, and other education professionals are invited to learn ways they can better prepare students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields for the rigors of college life during Big Orange STEM Saturday for Educators on October 22. The free half-day event is hosted by UT Libraries and will be held at John C. Hodges Library, 1015 Volunteer Boulevard.
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Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, as part of the Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Cole’s lecture, “The Case for Diversity and Inclusion,” will take place in the Grand Pavilion Ballroom.
Christopher Hebert will read from his new novel, Angels of Detroit, at 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 29, at Hodges Library.
This fall, librarians will meet with campus stakeholders to explore adoption of open textbooks, and to encourage faculty to author and license their own open textbooks.
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to take a seat in a ball pit and make a friend during “Meet a Vol, Hall a Ball!” events.
Graduate students are invited to an open house at the Hodges Library from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 19.
The UT Libraries is helping a dozen United Way and Community Shares agencies receive access to research and scholarly literature at a half-day event on Friday.
Erin Elizabeth Smith, poet, professor, and creative director for Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms, will serve as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at UT for the 2016-17 academic year.
A promotional video created by the UT Libraries has won two national awards.
In the wake of a tragedy, many people are moved to send objects expressing their grief and offering comfort.