March 29, 2016

Longtime Piano Instructor Receives Major Award Prior to Retirement

When Fay Adams was in second grade, she told her classmates on Career Day that she wanted to be a piano teacher. At the end of this semester, Adams will retire from UT, where she’s taught piano for forty-four years. But before she leaves, she will add a huge honor to her resume: Adams has been named music teacher of the year by the Music Teacher National Association, the preeminent professional society for music teachers. Read more...

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Service to Memorialize Students, Faculty, and Staff on April 5

A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the UT Gardens on the Ag campus. The service will memorialize current students, faculty, and staff who have passed away during this academic year. In the event of rain, the event will take place in the gazebo at the Gardens. Read more...

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CCI Alum's Gift Powers New Social Media Command Center; Open House on Thursday
The College of Communication and Information is about to open its new Adam Brown Social Media Command Center, where faculty, staff, and students can analyze their social media marketing activities. The center, named for alumnus Adam Brown, is in Room 467 of the Communications Building. As part of Social Media Week, an open house to showcase the facility and its technology-driven learning opportunities will be held from 10:00 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 31. The command center will be operational on Monday, April 18, and will available for CCI students, faculty, and staff. Read more...
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Experts Address Prospect, Impact of Brokered Republican National Convention

Republicans may very well head to their national convention this summer without a clear presidential nominee—a situation that could prompt deal-making and potentially weaken the party, according to UT experts. Read more...

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Bill Bass to Present 'Zoo Man' Huskey Lecture March 31

Bill Bass, renowned forensic anthropologist and founder of the Forensic Anthropology Center, will talk about his work on the "Zoo Man" Huskey murders of the 1990s at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the McClung Museum. Read more...

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McClung Museum to Host Civil War Bus Tour April 10

The public is invited to join the McClung Museum for a bus tour of important Civil War sites in Fort Sanders and around Knoxville from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10. The bus tour, circling the 1863 Knoxville federal defensive line, will be led by curator Joan Markel. Attendees will hear the powerful tale of the Battle of Fort Sanders from the comfort of a tour bus, complete with wine and snacks. Read more...

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Announcements
Fulbright Workshop Is 3:30 p.m. Today in Haslam Business Building Read more...
Sick Leave Bank Opens Friday Read more...
UT Gardens Gala Is April 29 Read more...

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Events
Social Media Week Sessions: The Business of Social Media, 6:00 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Women's History Month Roundtable: Closing the Confidence Gap, noon Thursday Read more...
Working with Individuals Who Have Sensory Disabilities, 8:30–11:30 a.m. Friday, April 1 Read more...

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April is Earth Month

Efforts by faculty, staff, and students are making UT a more sustainable campus. Our community has diverted more than two million plastic bottles from landfills, thanks to people using reusable containers and taking advantage of the 100+ water refill stations around campus. Read more...

Volunteer Villager

From Tennessee Law: Patrick Morrison shares his experience working with the CISV International village program in Lima, Peru. The camp Morrison worked with featured cultural presentations from the different countries represented and activities that introduced the children to topics like stereotypes, race, gender, disability, trust, peace, war, and diversity. Read more...

 
 
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