September 19, 2016

UT Music Professor Returns from Italian Fulbright Trip
Associate Professor Brendan McConville has returned to UT after spending six months in Italy, but the sounds of the Italian countryside continue to resonate in his work. McConville, who teaches music theory and composition, received a Fulbright grant that allowed him to spend the spring semester and the summer teaching and doing research in Italy. Read more...
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Longtime Engineering Professor Goodpasture Dies
Longtime civil engineering professor David W. Goodpasture passed away Wednesday, September 14, at age 77. Goodpasture retired from active teaching at UT in 2004 after thirty-eight years in what is now the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Since that time, he has served as a professor emeritus, bringing his total commitment to UT to more than fifty years. Read more...
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Former Polish Foreign Minister to Speak at Baker Center September 21
Radoslaw “Radek” Sikorski, former foreign minister of Poland, will speak on the “US Role in Today’s Europe” at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Wednesday, September 21, as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series. Read more...
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UT Student Spent Summer Conducting Tests at Nuclear Sites in Pacific
Adam Stratz, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, got to experience what might be considered an ideal summer vacation just before the start of the fall semester. He spent eighteen days in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. However, his mission was anything but vacation. Stratz was the lone student taking part in a radiation survey of former United States atomic and thermonuclear test sites in the islands. Read more...
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Chemistry Professor Receives $1.6 Million NSF Grant for Advanced Materials Research
Janice Musfeldt, the Ziegler Professor of Chemistry, won received a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to further the field of advanced materials. UT, in partnership with Rutgers University, is the recipient of the Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future Award from the NSF. Read more...
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Announcements
Baker Café: Constitution Day Discussion - Amendment 2, Noon Today Read more...
10th Annual Audiology Open House in Neyland Stadium, Tuesday Read more...
Reminder: CDI Kickoff Program Tomorrow Read more...

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Events
Round Table Discussion: Breaking Asian Stereotypes, 6 p.m. Tonight Read more...
Novelist Leah Stewart at Writers in the Library, 7-8 p.m. Tonight Read more...
Frank Warren: PostSecret Live!, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday Read more...

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Photography

UT Students Know How to Celebrate Big Orange Friday

Student Government Association promoted Big Orange Friday on Pedestrian Walkway. Students were able to take pictures in frames, eat free food and share their excitement for the upcoming game. Read more...

UT Admissions Tailgate Features Giant Balloon Smokey

The Office of Admissions hosted the Rocky Top Tailgate on the Hill prior to the game Saturday. Read more...

 
 
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