March 22, 2016

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Today's Hike the Hill in Heels kicks off a series of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. All events hosted throughout the month aim to raise awareness about sexual assault and the effect it has on women, men, families, college campuses, and the greater community. Read more...
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Improving Accessible Parking on Campus
As the university continues to improve accessibility across campus, parking policy has been revised to help ensure availability of accessible parking for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The changes begin July 1. Enforcement begins at the beginning of the next permit year starting August 1. Read more...
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Going Under: Neuroscientists Attempt to Unlock the Mysteries of the Sleeping Brain
Anyone who has undergone an invasive surgery is familiar with the pre-op routine of trying to count backward from one hundred before slipping into unconsciousness. Unfortunately, many have also become acquainted with unwanted post-op side effects—headaches, nausea, and confusion—caused by anesthetics. UT neuroscientists Helen A. Baghdoyan and Ralph Lydic are determined to eliminate those unwanted consequences. Read more...
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Conference to Explore Intersections of Social Inequality, Social Justice Wednesday and Thursday

Race, class, gender, and sexuality sometimes overlap in ways that create intentional and unintentional systems of discrimination or disadvantage. Scholars and community members will explore the intersection of these classifications and how they can lead to inequalities during a conference Wednesday and Thursday. Read more...

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Longtime Microbiology Professor to Lecture on Academic Career
Jeffrey Becker, department head of microbiology and a Chancellor's Professor, will present, "A Career in Academia: A Privilege Beyond Measure," at 3:35 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Walters Life Sciences Room M309. The lecture is part of the Microbiology General Seminar series for the Spring 2016 semester. This will be Becker's last seminar before he retires in June. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read more...
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Announcements
Help UT Claim Victory in RecycleMania Competition Read more...
Facilities Fundamentals: Mosquito and Pest Control Course Available Online Read more...
Sweet 16 Bound: Lady Vols to Face Ohio State on Friday Read more...

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Events
'Race and Sex: What We Think But Can't Say' Film Screening and Discussion, 7:00 p.m. Today Read more...
Wellness Wednesday: Pros and Cons of Sugar, noon to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Panel Discussion on Alternative Clinical and Non-Clinical Medical Careers, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...

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