May 24, 2016

In Memoriam: Buddy Moore, UT Space Institute Director
Robert "Buddy" Moore, director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, passed away Friday, May 20, after a battle with cancer. He was 68. A memorial service will be held for him at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, 1488 Lascassas Pike, Murfreesboro, on Tuesday, May 31. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. CST, with services following. Read more...
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Industry Experts Gather to Discuss Clean Energy Technology
About 150 representatives from universities, industry, and federal agencies, along with elected officials, attended Monday's Southeast Regional Energy Innovation Workshop in Chattanooga. Hosted by UT Knoxville and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the event provided an opportunity to explore ways to drive rapid innovation of technologies for use in the marketplace. Read more...
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In Memoriam: Michael H. Logan
Michael H. Logan, a professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, passed away Saturday, May 21. He was 74. He received many prestigious awards for teaching excellence, including the National Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award in 1993 and the Cunningham Award in 2004. He was known for his expertise in Plains Indian culture and art, as well as research focused on ethnobotanical and ethnomedical practices. Read more...
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Center for Sport, Peace, and Society Leads Exchange Program for Disability Sport Leaders

Fifteen sport leaders from thirteen countries are in the United States for a five-week mentorship program that focuses on using sports to promote disability rights and inclusion. UT's Center for Sport, Peace, and Society is running the program as part of the US Department of State’s Global Sports Mentoring Program. Read more...

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WebMD: What Does Bullying Look Like?
WebMD spoke to David Dupper, UT professor of social work, for a story about knowing when innocent teasing becomes calculated bullying. "For adolescent boys, teasing is a 'rite of passage' and an important part of friendship. Teasing can get rough, but it's not meant to hurt the other person. On the other hand, a bully fully intends to harm his or her victim and has the power and the means to do so," Dupper said. Read more...
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WBIR 'Service and Sacrifice' Series Highlights ROTC Program

Robbie Mathis, a freshman cadet, and his dad, Rob, were featured on a recent segment of the WBIR military service series, "Service and Sacrifice." The UT program is celebrating 100 years on campus. Read more...

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Announcements
Convoys Forming for National Bike to Work Day on Friday, June 3 Read more...
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Events
Farmers Market, 4:00–7:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Books and Blooms, 10:30 a.m. to Noon Thursday Read more...

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