October 22, 2015

Faculty and Staff Invited to Trunk or Treat
Faculty, staff, and their families are invited to a Halloween Trunk or Treat at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, in Circle Park. Student organizations will decorate the trunks of their cars and will hand out candy and prizes. Children can get their faces painted, make balloon animals, and play in jump houses. The United Residence Hall Council and the National Residence Hall Honorary are hosting the event. For more info, call 974-2571. For a list of other Halloween events around campus, visit Tennessee Today. Read more...
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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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Business Students Host Sixth Annual Barefoot 5K
UT students will host the sixth annual Barefoot 5K on Sunday, October 25 at Sequoyah Hills Park. The event is organized by a Haslam College of Business service-learning class to raise funds for Samaritan Place, an emergency shelter for the elderly. Read more...
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Ganusov is Quest Scholar of the Week
Vitaly Ganusov, assistant professor of microbiology, recently had a paper accepted for publication in the journal PLoS Computational Biology. In the paper, "Broad CTP Response in Early HIV Infection Drives Multiple Concurrent CTL Escapes," Ganusov describes an advance in developing a vaccine for HIV. Quest, the campus's comprehensive research initiative, has selected Ganusov as its Scholar of the Week. Read more...
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Science Forum to Discuss Research to Restore Urban Streams
John Schwartz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, will look at the difficulties that have resulted from efforts to restore healthy ecosystems impacted by urban development at this week's Science Forum. His talk, "Restoring Urban Streams: What is 'Natural'?" will be held at noon Friday in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena. Read more...
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Call for Volunteers: Readers for National Day of Remembrance Roll Call
UT will be participating in the National Day of Remembrance Roll Call event from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Veterans Day, November 11, in Circle Park. Volunteers are needed to help read the names of fallen soldiers from all conflicts since 9/11. Sign up to read a portion of the names. Read more...
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Announcements
Free Hearing Screenings Today at South Stadium Hall Read more...
Graduate Degree in Social Work Information Session Scheduled for November 4 Read more...
Student Success Community of Scholars to Discuss Higher Education Initiatives November 9 Read more...

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Events
Sustainability Day, noon to 4:00 p.m. today Read more...
Digital Humanities Grad/Faculty Seminar: Build Interactive Timelines or Story Maps, 1:00 p.m. Friday Read more...
PowerPoint Level 1, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, October 29-30 Read more...

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