October 25, 2016

UT Raises Funds for Haitian School Damaged by Hurricane
For the past six years John McRae, a professor in the School of Architecture, has led students to design and oversee projects for the people of Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti. Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti earlier this month, ripping off part of the school's roofing. The college is focusing on raising $5,000 on VOLstarter for building materials to repair the roofing system. Read more...
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Learn to Take Action on Global Food Insecurity
A mobile educational exhibit focused on steps students can take to address food insecurity and world hunger will visit campus on Thursday and Friday. HungerU travels to colleges and universities around the nation to raise awareness about nutrition security issues. The philosophy of HungerU is that every student in every discipline has the potential to be part of the global hunger solution. Read more...
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The Hill Features Political Essay by Art Professor Mary Campbell
Mary Campbell, an assistant professor of art history and a lawyer, recently wrote an essay that was printed in The Hill, a top US political website. Her areas of expertise include the history of 19th-century art, the history of 19th-century Mormonism, and the country’s legal and cultural response to Mormon polygamy. Read more...
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Appalachian Advocate: Erica Davis

Erica Davis (’19), a student in UT's College of Law and a Tennessee native who recently received a prestigious Brower Youth Award, is working to ensure that Appalachian communities can benefit from the extraction of natural resources for generations to come. Read more...

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Alan Viard to Speak at Economics Forum October 28
Alan Viard, a nationally recognized economist and resident scholar with the American Enterprise Institute, will speak at the Knoxville Economics Forum Friday, October 28. His speech, "The Business Tax Reform Debate: The 2016 Election and Beyond," will address business tax reform as it relates to the 2016 election. Reservations are being accepted now for the event, which is being sponsored by the Department of Economics in the Haslam College of Business. Read more...
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Open Access Week: Publish in Open Access Journals
Open access journals make research results freely available to all, without subscription costs. But not all open access journals are the same. Librarians recommend a quick way to find open access journals that meet recognized publishing standards. Read more...
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