April 11, 2016

Celebrating Volunteers: Tyvi Small Helps Diverse Students through Urban League
This week, we’re celebrating National Volunteer Week with stories about faculty and staff who give of their time and talents to make a difference in our community. Tyvi Small, director of the Office of Diversity and Community Relations for the Haslam College of Business, devotes his efforts at work—and outside of work—to helping diverse students succeed. Small volunteers with the Knoxville Area Urban League's National Achievers Society to help prepare academically accomplished minority high school students for college. Read more...
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Show Your Orange and White Pride This Week!

UT’s Student Government Association will celebrate Orange and White week April 11-15, culminating with the annual Orange and White football game at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the festivities and participate in social media contests throughout the week. Read more...

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Oak Ridge Native, Longtime Hollywood Photographer George Holz to Speak at UT
UT alumnus and photographer George Holz is well known for his fashion and celebrity photographs. He will return to campus to speak about his new book, Holz Hollywood: 30 Years of Portraits, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14. His talk will be in the auditorium of the College of Nursing. Sponsored by the UT School of Journalism and Electronic Media, the event is free and open to the public. Read more...
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College of Architecture and Design to Host Pritzker Prize Recipient Thom Mayne April 30
Thom Mayne, founder of the international architectural practice Morphosis and 2005 recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Prize, will present “Negotiating a Private Agenda” at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30. The General Shale keynote lecture is part of the College of Architecture and Design’s fiftieth anniversary weekend. Read more...
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Children's Mental Health Services Research Center Changes Its Name to the Center for Behavioral Health Research
UT’s Children's Mental Health Services Research Center is changing its name to the Center for Behavioral Health Research to better reflect its mission to improve the lives of America’s at-risk children and families. Uma Rao, pictured, the Betsey R. Bush Endowed Professor in Behavioral Health, directs the center, which is housed within the College of Social Work. Read more...
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Two-Day Event Explores Work of Werner Herzog

The German Studies program is hosting a two-day event to explore the work of one of New German Cinema's greatest figures, Werner Herzog, on April 12 and 14. The event consists of a screening of Herzog's documentary Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life, at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, in the Lindsay Young Auditorium in Hodges Library. Faye Stewart will present a lecture titled "Into Herzog's Abyss: A Transatlantic Perspective on the Death Penalty" at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Hodges Library Room 235. Read more...

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Foreign Language Students Face Off in Soccer Tournament

Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures students in teams representing nine languages will face off in a soccer tournament 6:00–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. The department's fourth annual tournament will be held at Regal Soccer Stadium. Read more...

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Department Heads Forum Is April 14

The next meeting of the faculty Department Heads Forum, a series of workshops and discussions for both recently appointed and long-standing department heads, is 3:00–4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Haslam Business Building Room 104. The group will discuss experiential learning. Read more...

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Students, Alumni, Faculty to Sell Pottery in Biannual Event

UT Potters are having a pottery sale from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 13-14, in the Art and Architecture Building. The spring sale will feature hundreds of ceramic works made by students, alumni, and faculty from the program. Proceeds help fund scholarships, conferences, and visiting artists to the program. Read more...

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Events
Poetry Spring: Leslie LaChance and Adam Day, 7:00 p.m. Today Read more...
Ashe Lecture: Choosing Diplomatic Options to Engage Enemies, 5:30 p.m. Today Read more...
Vol Fighters Film Festival: American Pride, Gender Roles in the Military, 5:00–10:00 p.m. Today Read more...

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