October 2, 2015

Chancellor's Big Orange Bus Tour Spreads Vol Cheer

The first Chancellor's Big Orange Bus Tour concluded Thursday with a stop at Farragut High School. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek brought great news to thirty Knox County students this week by dropping into their classrooms to hand deliver an offer of admission. The Chancellor's Big Orange Bus Tour began on Sunday, September 20, and traveled more than 1,300 miles to visit nine high schools in eight cities across the state. Seniors who applied to UT in early August were among the first to be admitted to the Class of 2020. >> Video Read more...

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Bus Tour Garners Statewide Media Coverage
The Chancellor's Big Orange Bus Tour generated media interest from print and broadcast outlets across Tennessee. Many stories featured high school seniors who were notified of their admission to UT. The media coverage of the 1,300-mile tour featured UT's focus on recruiting students from all areas of the state. Read more...
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Volunteer Value Offers Admissions Information for Employees' Families

The campus community is invited to attend Volunteer Value, a unique undergraduate admissions program designed for UT employees with high school- and college-aged children. The program will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, in the Wolf-Kaplan Room at Neyland Stadium. Read more...

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UT Joins China Town Hall on Chinese Investments in the US

China Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving seventy-five cities throughout the United States on Monday, October 5. This year's program will feature a live webcast panel and a talk on campus with Ryan Ong, director of the US-China Business Council's Business Advisory Services division. Read more...

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McLurkin to Deliver Robotics Presentation
The College of Engineering's second Distinguished Lecture Series event of the fall takes place at 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 5, as the college welcomes James McLurkin, an adjunct professor at Rice University and Google hardware engineer, for his presentation, "The Future of Robotics is Swarms: Why a Thousand Robots Are Better Than One." Read more...
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Announcements
Board of Trustees Meeting is October 8-9 Read more...
Institute of Agriculture Announces All Vol Cheese for Sale Read more...
Save 25 Percent on Globetrotters Tickets with Presale Code 'Early' Read more...

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Events
Trumpet, Bassoon and Piano Concert, 4:00 p.m. Sunday Read more...
Pride Week Pecha Kucha, 4:30 p.m. Monday Read more...
Writers in the Library: Nancy Reisman, 7:00 p.m. Monday Read more...

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