February 14, 2017

Welcome to Campus, Chancellor Davenport!

Beverly Davenport begins serving as the eighth UT Knoxville chancellor today. RSVP to attend a reception to welcome her to the Volunteer family at 4–5:30 p.m. Friday, February 17, in the first floor galleria of Hodges Library. Follow Chancellor Davenport on Twitter. Read more...

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Civil Rights Leader to be Honored at CCI Banquet
The College of Communication and Information will honor the Reverend Harold Middlebrook with the CCI Diversity Award at the Experience Diversity Banquet at 7 p.m. Friday, February 17. Middlebrook is a pastor and civil rights activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. Read more...
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College of Law to Host Title IX Conference

The College of Law will host the "Title IX: History, Legacy, and Controversy" conference March 2–3. The conference will further the discussion surrounding Title IX and Women's Athletics Director Emeritus Joan Cronan will speak about the legacy of former Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt. Read more...

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Meet Our Volunteer Family: Vy Quach
Vy Quach, a senior human resource management major from Oak Ridge, is an avid golfer and skier. She's also served as an Ignite Team Leader, a member of the Student Government Association, and the philanthropy service chair for the Management Society. Read more...
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College of Architecture and Design Announces 2017 Spring Lecture Series
The College of Architecture and Design will host several internationally renowned architects and guest lecturers this semester. The next lecture is by Brad Collett, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, who holds a faculty appointment in the landscape architecture program, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 20. Read more...
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Challenge Issued to Alumni Chapters to Fund Scholarships
During this week, UT is challenging each alumni chapter around the country to raise a $500 scholarship. Read more...
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Science Magazine Interviews Steadman on Importance of 'Body Farms'
Dawnie Steadman, the director of the Forensic Anthropology Center, was recently featured in Science magazine regarding the scientific importance of "body farms." The story is about Amsterdam's Academic Medical Center announcement that it will open Europe's first body decomposition research facility. Steadman says the geography of crime is important, because local ecology and climate exert a strong influence on the speed and type of decomposition. Read more...
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Announcements
Last Chance to See Outside Mullingar: Run Ends Sunday Read more...
Online Training Modules Available for Student Organization Advisors Read more...
Apply for Experience Learning Faculty Development Grants By March 1 Read more...

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Events
Paul Rusesabagina: Hotel Rwanda, 7:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Sexual (Im)morality in Early Christianity, 5:30 p.m. Thursday Read more...
Cyber Brown Bag Lunch with Louis Kuykendall of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Noon Friday Read more...

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