February 10, 2016

UT, ORNL's Liu Elected Member of National Academy of Engineering

Yilu Liu, the joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Power Grids, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Being elected to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Lui was elected "for her innovations in electric power grid monitoring, situational awareness, and dynamic modeling," according to the NAE. Read more...

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Study: Gut Environment Could Reduce Severity of Malaria

Microorganisms in the gut could play a role in reducing the severity of malaria, according to a new study co-authored by UT researchers. Steven Wilhelm, the Kenneth and Blaire Mossman Professor in the Department of Microbiology, and Shawn Campagna, associate professor of chemistry, partnered with a University of Louisville researcher, to examine the gut microbiomes of mice. They discovered that the severity of malaria is not only a function of the parasite or the host but also is influenced by the microbes in the infected organism. Read more...

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HR Connection: Alica Shamblin Named Recruitment Manager

Alica Shamblin has been promoted to the position of manager of recruitment. Shamblin has worked in the Human Resources office for the past year. During her time at UT, she has worked on both recruitment and employee relations assignments. Shamblin replaces Ashlie Czyz, who was recently promoted to director of HR services and executive recruiter for the UT System. Read more...

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Titus Andronicus Preview Kicks Off CBT Production Run

Is revenge justice? In William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, a victorious general returns home, having already lost many sons in the war, only to find political chaos and the emperor marrying his enemy. The Clarence Brown Theatre kicks off its run of Titus Andronicus at 7:30 p.m. today with a preview show. Read more...

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Baker Center to Host Environmental Historian Bart Elmore Thursday

What can the history of Coca-Cola teach us about building an environmentally sustainable economy? Historian Bart Elmore will answer that question in a lecture from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11, at the Baker Center as part of the Energy and Environmental Forum. Read more...

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Submit Tips for Student Success to Family Engagement E-mail

The Office of Family Engagement sends a weekly email to UT families to provide parents with information to help students succeed. If your department is planning a program, recruiting students, or has news that families need to know, e-mail a short blurb to parents@utk.edu. Read more...

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Announcements
Environmental Health and Safety Offering CPR/AED and First Aid Training Read more...
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Academic Outreach Nominations Due February 19 Read more...
Voterpalooza Is Today at Baker Center Read more...

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Events
Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series: Agency, Value, and Alienation, 3:30 p.m. Thursday Read more...
Darwin Day Lecture: Your Inner Fish, 7:00 p.m. Thursday Read more...
Race, Poverty, and the Death Penalty—Then and Now, 7:00 p.m. Thursday Read more...

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