September 29, 2015

Renowned Historian to Talk about 'Plutopias'
The Department of History will host acclaimed historian Kate Brown as part of its annual lecture series in modern European history. Brown, professor of history at the University of Maryland will speak at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, at the East Tennessee Historical Society. Her lecture, which is free and open to the public, is titled "Everyday Life in the Spectacular World of the Atom." Read more...
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Pregame Showcase Explores Performance in Romance Films October 3
Movies, romance, and the work of actor John Cusack will be in the spotlight at the Pregame Showcase prior to the Vols' game against Arkansas on Saturday, October 3. Chris Holmlund, a professor of modern foreign languages and literatures, will discuss performance in romance films using illustrations from Cusack in her presentation "Navigating Genre, Tweaking Type: Romance, John CusackÔÇôStyle." Read more...
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Partnerships That Make a Difference: College of Nursing Community Health Fairs
The College of Nursing Community Health Fairs have changed locations and themes over the years to reflect shifting community needs. The fairs provide an opportunity for nursing students to gain valuable community experience while providing both university and community members with personal health information and numerous screenings. Read more...
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Engineering Team a Finalist for Google's Little Box Challenge

A research team including faculty and students from the College of Engineering and the Electric Power Research Institute has been selected as a finalist for the Little Box Challenge. Sponsored by Google and the IEEE Power Electronics Society, the challenge carries a $1 million prize and seeks to improve upon the current design and size of inverters, which play a key role in everything from solar power to electric vehicles. Read more...

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Tech 'Carnivol' Offers Students Chance to Shine

Students with a penchant for tinkering have an opportunity to shine thanks to Tech Carnivol, a new event to be held during Engineer's Day on October 22. Tech Carnivol is an engineering festival designed and organized by UT students to help spotlight STEM education and its impact beyond engineering. Read more...

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Announcements
Environmental Health and Safety Offers CPR/AED Classes Read more...
October First Friday at the Downtown Gallery Read more...
Ag Day is Saturday Prior to Football Game Read more...

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Events
Appalachia Policy Panel, 5:00 p.m. Today Read more...
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Tour Kick-Off, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday Read more...
Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Wind Ensemble Concert, 8:00 p.m. Thursday Read more...

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