April 5, 2016

UT Libraries Offers a Guide to the 2016 Presidential Election
Check out the Libraries’ online research guide to the 2016 presidential election. Track the issues and the horse race. Follow breaking news. Revisit a timeline of the campaign through an interactive story map. Read more...
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UT Honors Mathematician Suzanne Lenhart with Cox Professorship
Suzanne Lenhart, a professor of mathematics and a passionate advocate for women and other underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, has been selected as a James R. Cox Professor. Read more...
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Tenopir Receives Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair Honor
Carol Tenopir, a Chancellor’s Professor and the College of Communication and Information Board of Visitors Professor in the School of Information Sciences, has been selected as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies for the 2016–2017 academic year. The position is considered one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Read more...
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UT Celebrates National Poetry Month, Highlights Faculty Poets

UT celebrates National Poetry Month this April with a look at some faculty writers who are making their mark on the region and the world. Read more...

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McClung Museum to Host Maya Festival April 9

The community is invited to join the McClung Museum for a Maya Festival from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 9. Attendees will experience examples of traditional Maya dress, dance, and music. Read more...

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UT to Host Agita Mundo! April 6

Agita Mundo! is an international movement to increase physical activity in adults and youth. The Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies is celebrating the event from noon to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, on Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Walkway. Read more...

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Students Organize Walk to Promote Safe Drinking Water in India
Students from the Haslam College of Business will host a Hands Across the Water 6K walk at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in Circle Park. The event, which supports safe drinking water in India, is a partnership with Proctor and Gamble and the Maharashtra Institute of Technology in Pune, India. Read more...
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Relay for Life Is April 8 at Humanities Plaza
The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life will begin at 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 8, and continue into the morning hours of Saturday at Humanities Plaza. More than thirty teams are participating so far in the overnight community walk. Read more...
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College of Nursing Seeks Participants from Appalachia for Diabetes Study

Researchers from the College of Nursing are seeking young adults from Appalachia to participate in a diabetes study. Fifty young men and women, having either Type 1 (taking insulin) or Type 2 (taking medications by mouth), are invited to meet with researchers to talk about living with diabetes. Read more...

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Announcements
Thursday Roundtable Lunch Topic: Engaging Students in Sexual Assault Prevention Read more...
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Events
Political Change in the Middle East and Foreign Policy in Egypt, 5:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Hardships, Perils, and Vicissitudes: The Army of Tennessee in Civil War Memory, 6:00 p.m. Today Read more...
2016 Tennessee Venture Challenge, 3:00–5:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...

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College of Nursing Rises in the Ranks

Nursing Dean Victoria Niederhauser said growth in research funding and the fact that the college recruits highly qualified students are among the factors for the master’s program jump. It last ranked 51st among all public universities in 2011. Read more...

Hike the Hill in Heels

Students, faculty, and staff walk the Pedestrian Walkway during Friday's Hike the Hill in Heels event to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Visit the calendar of events to find an activity to participate in during the monthlong discussion of sexual assault of campus. Read more...

 
 
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