March 1, 2016

Storytelling Goes Mobile: WUOT to Unveil TruckBeat Truck on March 3
WUOT, 91.9 FM, has already launched its new crowdsourced health project called TruckBeat, but the beat has been without a truck—until now. WUOT will introduce its new truck, which is part billboard, part listening booth and part recording studio, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, near Krutch Park and Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Read more...
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UT Celebrates Women's History Month with Campus Events
March is Women's History Month, and groups on campus are celebrating women's professional accomplishments and encouraging other women to pursue their dreams. Events include the African American Trailblazer Series; Women in STEM Advancing Research, Readiness, and Retention; the Women's Empowerment Summit; The Legacy and Challenge of Suffrage: Votes for Women in Tennessee; and more. Read more...
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Inaugural Lecture Series in African-American History Begins March 10
The life and groundbreaking career of Constance Baker Motley, a famed civil rights lawyer who argued and won nine cases before the US Supreme Court is the focus of UT's inaugural lecture series in African-American history. The Fleming-Morrow Distinguished Lecture in African-American History kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, with a look into the life of the first black woman appointed to the federal bench. Read more...
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Longtime UT Professor to Give 'Last Lecture'

Chemistry professor George Schweitzer has been teaching at UT for sixty-eight years. In partnership with UT Mortar Board and patterned after author and professor Randy Pausch's "Last Lecture," Schweitzer will share his thoughts as if he were giving the last lecture of his career. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Baker Center Toyota Auditorium. Read more...

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JIAM Shuttle Service Begins Today

The UT Transit System is now offering shuttle service to the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials facility at Cherokee Farm to serve employees occupying the floors that have been completed in the new facility. Read more...

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Baker Center Graduate Student Awarded NBER Pre-doctoral Fellowship
Rebecca Davis, a doctoral student in economics who works at the Baker Center, is one of three graduate students in the US to win a National Bureau of Economic Research Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Energy Economics for the next academic year. Read more...
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Students in Washington, DC, to Network, Visit Agencies

Twenty students from the School of Communication Studies are in Washington, DC, for five days to visit government agencies and network with UT alumni in the area. The itinerary includes meetings at the Newseum, the US Capitol, the Woodrow Wilson Center, the FBI Academy, Microsoft's Government Relations office, and the Australian Embassy. The students return to Knoxville on Wednesday. Read more...

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Announcements
From the Work Healthy UT Blog: Protect Your Mental Real Estate Read more...
Students will Receive NSSE Survey Via E-mail Today Read more...
'A Lesson Before Dying' Post-Performance Salon Discussion Today and March 8 Read more...

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Events
Humanities Center Conversations and Cocktails—How East Tennessee Transformed the World: TVA's Global Career after WWII, 6:00 p.m. today Read more...
Modern Foreign Languages and Literature Talent Show, 6:30 p.m. today Read more...
Faculty Brass Quintet Recital, 8:00 p.m. today Read more...

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