August 23, 2016

Colleges Work with IBM to Tackle Big Data

UT and IBM have announced a new computational lab and education initiative that will enable the university to store large amounts of unstructured data and provide students and researchers the processing systems necessary to analyze it. Established with technology donated by IBM, the "Advanced Analytics Lab, IBM Enabled" is a joint resource for the College of Engineering and the Haslam College of Business. Read more...

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Apply for Inclusion on VOLstarter Fundraising Site
Do you need funding for your UT project, organization, or trip? Apply to be on UT's crowdfunding website, VOLstarter, an online fundraising tool that allows individuals and organizations to create and share fundraising campaigns. The deadline to apply on VOLstarter is September 15 for the fall semester. Read more...
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Remembering 9-11: Share Your Story

The fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists’ attacks is just around the corner. Current UT students have learned much of what they know about that day from history class. We invite you to help us bring history to life by sharing your own story of that tragic time in American history. Send us a note at utnews@utk.edu telling us where you were and what you were doing when you learned about the terrorist attacks. Read more...

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To China and Back: An Interview with Lola Alapo
Lola Alapo from the Office of Communications and Marketing spoke with WUOT 91.9 FM about spending two weeks this summer teaching English in China. She was one of a group of twenty-eight UT faculty, staff, and students who took the trip. Read more...
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Graduate Student Designs Cover Art for Chemistry Industry Journal
In addition to publishing a paper in the journal Organometallics, Preeti Chandrachud, a graduate student and amateur painter, also designed the cover for the issue. Read more...
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Announcements
Volunteer Opportunities Available at McClung Museum Read more...
Reminder: Donate to Louisana Flood Relief Efforts Read more...
Attend Chancellor Search Listening Sessions Today and Wednesday Read more...

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Events
Getting to Know Canvas, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Today Read more...
Farmers Market, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Forget Me Not 5K, 9:00 a.m. Saturday Read more...

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Another Record-Setting Year

This year’s freshmen have an average ACT score of 27 and an average high school GPA of 3.89. Forty-nine percent had high school GPAs over 4.0. About 10 percent of the freshmen are enrolled in UT Honors programs. Read more...

Bringing Hollywood Home

From Torchbearer: UT alumni Gordon Whitener and Brett Thomason brought Hollywood home this summer with Dog Years, a feature film starring acting legend Burt Reynolds. Read more...

 
 
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