November 2, 2015

Staff Member Inducted into Inaugural Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame

As executive director of Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities, Alan Muir has brought together universities, employers, and US government agencies to focus on the careers of college graduates with disabilities. Last month, Muir was recognized for his outstanding work when he was selected as one of the members of the inaugural class of the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame. Read more...

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Four Professors Named Fulbright Scholars

Four UT professors are serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year—J. Patrick Biddix, Joseph Bozell, Brad Collett, and Brendan McConville. The Fulbright Program is a prestigious international exchange initiative that awards about 1,100 grants to American scholars each year. Read more...

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Experiential Learning Seminar by Tremont Institute Leaders Scheduled for November 11

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is hosting a seminar, "It's Personal: The Power of Experiential Learning for Student Engagement," from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, in Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UTIA campus. Jen Jones, pictured, and John DiDiego, both of the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, will lead the workshop. Read more...

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Middle Eastern Culture Historian to Lecture November 5

The Marco Institute's twelfth annual Riggsby Lecture on Medieval Mediterranean History and Culture will feature Paul M. Cobb, a noted historian of Middle Eastern culture, on Thursday, November 5. Read more...

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McClung Museum Hosts Family Programs on Buddhist Art

Families are invited to enjoy free family programming on Buddhist art related to the current exhibition, Embodying Enlightenment: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas, throughout November at the McClung Museum. Read more...

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In the News: Joseph Carcello Speaks Out on Proposed Rules Limiting Disclosure

Joseph Carcello voiced displeasure with the rules at an SEC committee meeting and to MarketWatch, one of several investor advocates speaking against the rules. Read more...

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Seventeen Magazine, Local Media Share Noah Hays' Honorary Admission Story

The story of sixteen-year-old Noah Hays of Charlotte, North Carolina, caught several media outlets' attention, including Seventeen magazine. Noah received an honorary offer of admission and a basket brimming with UT items at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. A lifelong Volunteer fan, the high school junior has been diagnosed with stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive and rare cancer of the muscle and bone marrow. Read more...

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Announcements
IPS Vice President Finalist Forums Today and Tuesday Read more...
Alumnus to Kick Off African American Trailblazer Series on Thursday Read more...
Gramling, Peery Talk to Nashville Ledger about Trends in Massive Open Online Courses Read more...

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Events
Writers in the Library: Colum McCann, 7:00 p.m. today Read more...
McClung Museum Holiday Sale, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through November 10 Read more...
Social Work Graduate Degree Information Session, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday Read more...

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Photography

Facebook Gallery: Halloween Fun

Rossy Toledo, a senior lecturer in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, organized a Day of the Dead celebration in Hodges Library on October 30. Read more...

SPS Pumpkin Drop

The Society of Physics Students dropped pumpkins frozen with liquid nitrogen from a lift on McClung Plaza on Friday. Student organizations put on science demonstrations before a costumed crowd of students, faculty, staff, and members of the media. Read more...

 
 
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