September 17, 2015

Symphony to Present Academic Premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015
The UT Symphony Orchestra is poised to present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber's famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, which featured lyrics borrowed from James Agee's poem of a similar name. Knoxville: Summer of 2015 was written by Oak Ridge native Ellen Reid, a young composer who has quickly become a rising star in her field. Read more...
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Blache is Quest Scholar of the Week
Klaus Blache, director of UT’s Reliability and Maintainability Center, recently presented the keynote address at a conference on Technology Adoption in Industry in Seattle. The meeting was attended by global technology experts and corporate leaders in the field. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Blache as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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McClung Museum Hosts Tibetan Buddhist Monks

Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta will construct a sand mandala at the McClung Museum beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, and concluding at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25. Read more...

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Study: Invasive Brood Parasites a Threat to Native Birds

North Americans might be seeing new species of birds in certain areas of the continent in the near future. According to research conducted by a UT psychology professor, Eurasian birds are beginning to develop a presence on our continent, which could end up having a negative effect on native species. Read more...

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Safety Tip of the Week: Personal Preparedness

UT wants you to be informed in an emergency, but it's up to you to use that information wisely. What would you do if campus was evacuated? Where would you go? What would you take with you? Do your friends and family know your plan? Review this checklist to learn what you can do to reduce the personal impact of a disaster. Read more...

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UT Welcomes Fans to Western Carolina Game Saturday

UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against Western Carolina University. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers' game against the Catamounts. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. ESPNU will televise the game. Read more...

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Announcements
UTIA to Develop National Training Program for Produce Food Safety Read more...
Student Veteran Chapter to Host Green Zone Training Read more...
Campus Community Invited to See Latest Electric Vehicles Read more...

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Events
Pathway to Citizenship: As Told by Vols, 5:30 p.m. today Read more...
Insurance Enrollment Informational Session, noon Friday Read more...
Structural Violence and Disaster Management in Nepal, 5:00 p.m. Friday Read more...

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Cone Zone

White Avenue between 17th and 18th Streets is closed today. Read more...

Twenty-second Street at Cumberland Avenue is closed next week for construction. Read more...

Social Media

Twitter: @RockyTopDean: Happy Thursday Vols!! Hope you have a great Friday eve! @UTKSGA @2019_ut @UTK_IFC @LeadServeUTK @UTK_Housing @UTKPanhellenic Read more...

Twitter: @McClung Museum: DYK @McClungMuseum displays the Duck River Cache--one of the finest collections Native American art ever found in US? http://ow.ly/SiG3e Read more...

Photography

Blood Drive Underway

The tenth annual Tailgate Blood Drive in underway! Help us beat Florida by donating between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. today and Friday in the HPER building. Read more...

Happy Constitution Day!

The School of Music posted on Twitter this photo of the Rock painted to celebrate Constitution Day. Several events are planned today to mark the day. Read more...

 
 
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