September 30, 2015

Experience Learning Student Spotlight: Sahba Seddighi

"We all respond to stress in different ways. Some get headaches. Some get heart disease. But the underlying mechanisms for the basis of this variation is not fully understood," Sahba Seddighi told Quest magazine last October. A senior in the College Scholars Program, she studies neuroplasticity—how the brain changes as a result of life experiences. >> Video Read more...

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Frieson Black Cultural Center to Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
The campus community is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the renaming of the Black Cultural Center as the Frieson Black Cultural Center at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 2. The center is being named for accomplished businessmen Ron and Don Frieson, who recently gave $1 million to the university to further the work of the center. The identical twins are UT alumni. Read more...
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Vossler is Quest Scholar of the Week
Christian Vossler is a professor and Robert Bohm Scholar in the Department of Economics whose research is focused on environmental economics, specifically issues related to nonmarket valuation and nonpoint-source pollution. He teaches environmental economics, econometrics, and behavioral economics. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Vossler as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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History's Liulevicius to be Featured in 'Great Courses' Live Chat Thursday
Professor Vejas Liulevicius will be featured in an online live chat from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 1, hosted by the Great Courses. Liulevicius is the Lindsay Young Professor in the Department of History. Read more...
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UT Welcomes Fans to Arkansas Game Saturday
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against the University of Arkansas. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers' game against the Razorbacks. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. ESPN-2 will televise the game. Read more...
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October Calendars Available for Download
October 1 kicks off the POWER Challenge in our residence halls, where students compete to conserve the most water, energy, and recycle as much as possible. Faculty and staff can also get involved by identifying "vampire power" in the home and office—ask yourself what can be unplugged to save energy and money. Download October's Make Orange Green desktop and smartphone wallpapers. Read more...
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Announcements
CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week Underway Read more...
UT Market Place Trainings Begin Today Read more...
Archaeology Lecture 'Nubia in Global Perspective' Set for October 13 Read more...

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Events
Artist Lecture: Lorrie Fredette, 7:30 p.m. today Read more...
2015 College Radio Day WUTK 90.3, Friday Read more...
Anthropology Lecture Series: 'Stirring the Pot: Food, Culture, and Organic Pottery Residue Analysis,' 3:40 p.m. Monday, October 5 Read more...

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