January 19, 2017

History Department to Host Symposium on Historical Nature of Presidential Election
The Department of History will hold a symposium, "Historical Significance of the 2016 Presidential Election," from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today. The event will feature a panel of professors, lecturers, and graduate students. Read more...
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Media Reports on Band's Departure for Parade
On Wednesday morning, the Pride of the Southland Band rolled out of Knoxville to continue an honored tradition—representing the state of Tennessee in the presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C. The band will make its 15th performance in an inaugural parade on Friday. A number of media outlets came out to cover the band's departure. Read more...
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Apply to Instruct a First-Year Studies Course

UT faculty and exempt staff may apply to instruct a section of First-Year Studies 101, the one-credit course that helps students start their college career with success. The deadline to apply to be an instructor is February 1. Read more...

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Faculty, Staff Invited to Present at STEM Event
Faculty and staff are invited to make short presentations at the Libraries' Big Orange STEM Saturday conference for high school students on April 8. Submit proposals by February 2. Read more...
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McClung Museum Programs Celebrate Chinese New Year

The McClung Museum will host a family fun day celebrating the Chinese New Year from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Confucius Institute and will feature a special dance performance by students from the East Tennessee Chinese School. Visitors will learn about Chinese New Year traditions through tours, crafts, traditional music and dance, calligraphy demonstrations, and martial arts. The museum also will host a stroller tour for parents and caregivers with young children, 10–11 a.m. Monday. Read more...

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Judaic Studies Program to Host Israeli Film Festival, Lecture

Rachel Harris, a visiting scholar of Israeli culture, will screen two Israeli films, The Green Prince and My Lovely Sister, from 1 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Arnstein Jewish Community Center. On Monday, Harris will present "With a Six Shooter and Spurs: Imaging the Israeli Western" in the auditorium of the McClung Museum. Read more...

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Announcements
Baker Center to Livestream Presidential Inauguration in Toyota Auditorium Beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday
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Register for Professional Development Conference for Women Read more...

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Events
Construction Methods and Political Statements at Mycenae: New Analysis of the Lion Gate Relief and Treasury of Atreus, 7:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Using Skype for Business for Online Office Hours, 1 p.m. Friday Read more...
Rhetoric Writing and Linguistics Speaker Series: Lourdes Ortega, 3:30 p.m. Monday Read more...

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