February 26, 2016

Going the Extra Mile: Libraries Spotlights Bronstad, Baggett
As the modern political archivist for UT Libraries, Kris Bronstad, pictured, gets to experience a behind-the-scenes look at history and find ways to make this information accessible to others. Mark Baggett, assistant professor and head of digital initiatives, tackles the challenges of how information science, especially digital collections and systems, has changed. Read more...
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Going the Extra Mile: Architecture and Design Spotlights Sachs, Teston
Avigail Sachs, assistant professor of landscape and architectural history and theory, sees herself as much more than just a teacher to her students. Sachs, pictured, goes the extra mile by drawing on her own life experiences to assist her students in and out of the classroom. Liz Teston, professor of interior design, ensures that her students see more than just the inside of the classroom. Her current research focuses on the impact of healthy communities, cultural identity, and the everyday in the built environment. Read more...
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Share UT News with Your Social Network, Win Prizes
Do you love UT? Are you active on social media? There’s a new way to get involved with the university—even if you’re not on campus. The Volunteer Voice is UT's new online social media ambassador program. Connect your Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn account with the Volunteer Voice and help share the great things going on at UT. Read more...
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'Conversations and Cocktails' Explores East Tennessee's Global Footprint March 1
A UT history professor will discuss how the Tennessee Valley Authority's efforts to overcome poverty in the region made a significant global footprint during the next "Conversations and Cocktails" talk from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1. Read more...
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Pioneering Biologist to Discuss Regional Invasive Species, Impact March 2
A pioneering UT biologist will highlight regional invasive species and their ecological impact during a talk at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. Dan Simberloff, one of the world's leading experts on invasive species, will give a presentation titled "Zebra Mussels, Zika, Kudzu, and More: Winning the War Against the Aliens Among Us" in the McClung Museum auditorium. Read more...
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Gideon's Promise Founder, MacArthur Fellow to Deliver Miller Lecture
Jonathan Rapping, a nationally renowned criminal defense attorney and the founder and president of Gideon's Promise, will deliver the 2016 Charles H. Miller Lecture in Professional Responsibility at the College of Law. The lecture, "Changing the American Criminal Justice Narrative," will be at noon Tuesday, March 1, in Room 132 of the College of Law. R Read more...
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McClung Museum, CCYAL Partner to Create Reading Lists for Kids, Teens

The McClung Museum and the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature (CCYAL) have partnered to create reading lists related to the museum's galleries for children and young adults. The lists, which are posted on the museum's website, provide suggested readings about everything from ancient Egypt to the Civil War to archaeology. Read more...

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Announcements
Departmental Surplus Catalog Available Online Read more...
Call for Applications: Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System Board of Trustees Read more...
Opening Reception for the 69th Annual Student Art Competition Is Monday Read more...

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Events
Science Forum: Examining Factors of Pollinator Decline, noon today Read more...
Second Annual African American Read-In, 1:00–5:00 p.m. today Read more...
Family Fun Day: Celebrating African-American History, 1:00–4:00 p.m. Saturday Read more...

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Faculty Appreciation Week Events Spotlight

Visit UTTix.com and use promo code VOLS4UTK for $15 100-level seats or $7 300-level seats for Saturday's Vols vs. Arkansas basketball game or Sunday's Lady Vols vs. Georgia basketball game. Read more...

SGA's Traditions Committee Says Thank You to Faculty

From @BigOrangeFriday on Twitter: Happy Big Orange Faculty, Vols! We'll be on Ped Walkway from 11-2 celebrating Friday and our faculty! Read more...

 
 
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