October 9, 2015

UPDATED: Inaugural Mossman Lecture to Feature Bill Nye the Science Guy at 7:00 P.M. October 29
Bill Nye, a scientist and comedian best known for his passion for science, will speak at UT at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 29. Nye will deliver the inaugural Mossman Distinguished Lecture in Thompson-Boling Arena. The lecture is free and open to the public, and intended for an adult audience. Free parking will be available in the G-10 garage. Read more...
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McClung Museum Hosts Free Archaeology and Fossil Day

In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, UT's McClung Museum and the local chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America will host “Can You Dig It?” This family-friendly event featuring activities about archaeology and fossils will be held Sunday, October 11, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the museum. Read more...

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Haslam Appoints Tickle to Board of Trustees
Businessman, philanthropist, and UT graduate John D. Tickle has been appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam to serve on the UT Board of Trustees. Tickle is chairman of Strongwell Corporation and a 1965 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. In 2013, the 110,000-square-foot Tickle Engineering Building, funded in part by a gift from Tickle and his wife, Ann, was dedicated on the Knoxville campus. Read more...
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Humanities Center Lecture to Focus on the Falls of Rome

Michele Salzman, a professor of history at the University of California, Riverside, will examine the downturn of ancient Rome in a UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture October 22. Read more...

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Library to Host Expert on International Treaty For Visually Impaired People
Krista Cox will speak about the Marrakesh Treaty from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, in the Hodges Library auditorium. Cox, director of public policy initiatives for the Association of Research Libraries, was part of the diplomatic conference that created the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. The Marrakesh Treaty creates minimum limitations and exceptions to copyright for those with print disabilities and, importantly, allows for the cross-border sharing of accessible format copies. Read more...
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Announcements
Greg Meinweiser is the October Courage to Climb Award Winner Read more...
Deadline to Enroll in Insurance Plans is Thursday, October 15 Read more...
Submit Proposals for Diplomacy Lab Projects by October 26 Read more...

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Events
Cuarteto Latinoamericano Reception and Performance, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, October 11 Read more...
iPad 2 (Mobile Learning for the Classroom), 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 12 Read more...
Architecture Lecture: Wendell Burnette, 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 12 Read more...

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