May 5, 2016

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Niederhausers Both Love Nursing, Education, Kids
This week, leading up to Mother’s Day, we’re sharing the stories of some moms who work on our campus. For Victoria Niederhauser and her daughter, Emily, nursing is a family affair. They come from several generations of health care providers and are continuing the tradition. Victoria is dean of the College of Nursing and Emily is a neonatal nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read more...
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McClung Museum to Host Dino-Themed Family Sleepover in June
McClung Museum will host its first "Night at the McClung Museum" family sleepover from 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18. The sleepover will provide children ages 5 to 11 and their parents the opportunity to spend an unforgettable night with dinosaurs and explore the museum’s new special exhibition, Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, on loan from the American Museum of Natural History Read more...
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Eash, Seidler Receive Ready for the World Awards
In late April, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek celebrated faculty, staff, and students for their accomplishments throughout the past academic year. Two faculty members were honored for enhancing intercultural and international awareness of students and the campus community. Neal S. Eash, professor of biosystems engineering and soil science, and Andrew Seidler, director of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships, received Ready for the World awards. Read more...
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Four Honored for Early Career Excellence in Research and Scholarship
Four faculty members received Research and Creative Achievement—Professional Promise Awards at the Chancellor's Honors Awards. The honorees are Monica Black, associate professor of history; Shawn Campagna, associate professor of chemistry; Sarah Colby, associate professor of nutrition; and Gong Gu, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science. Read more...
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Blackwell Is Quest Scholar of the Week
Stephen Blackwell, professor of Russian studies and director of undergraduate studies in modern foreign languages and literatures, has co-published Fine Lines: Nabokov’s Scientific Art. In addition to the introduction, Blackwell contributed a chapter to this collection of essays by leading Nabokov scholars. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Blackwell as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Join Be Well Summer Activities Including Weekly Walks, Fitbit Community, 5K
Be Well's Move More Mondays series will continue through the summer. At noon on Mondays, meet Be Well staff members at Thompson-Boling Arena Gate D to walk a mile around the concourse. Be Well has also launched a Fitbit community board and is putting together a team for the Run for Mental Health Awareness. Read more...
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Annual Honors Exhibition Opens Friday

An opening reception for the Annual Honors Exhibition will be held 3:00–5:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, in UT's Ewing Gallery. This exhibition recognizes outstanding students graduating with a bachelor of fine arts from the School of Art; or a bachelor of architecture or bachelor of science in interior design, a master of architecture, or a master of landscape design. Read more...

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Announcements
Leading at the Speed of Trust Workshop Scheduled for June 15 and 22 Read more...
Register for Summer Accessibility Workshop Read more...
Hosting Students in Undergraduate Research for Summer? Invite Them to Register as Summer Research Scholars Read more...

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Events
Managing Across Differences, 8:30–11:30 a.m. Tuesday Read more...
Institutional Review Board 101, 1:30–3:00 p.m. Tuesday Read more...
Acrobat XI Pro, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 19–20 Read more...

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Employees Invited to Reception

The UT Gardens will be hosting its annual Blooms Days event from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 Saturday and Sunday. The festival kicks off with a reception with hors d'oeuvres, wine, cheese, and live music from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday for gardens members, $3, and UT employees, $5. Read more...

The Power of Hair

From Higher Ground: The power of hair has long fascinated Althea Murphy-Price, associate professor in the printmaking program, particularly the role it plays in defining beauty—something that dates back to Biblical times where a woman’s hair was referred to as her "crowning glory." Thus, hair has become a focal point for her art. Read more...

 
 
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