November 17, 2016

Enter for Chance to Win One of Five $75 VolShop Gift Cards

The Office of Communications and Marketing is seeking feedback from the campus community about the ways you get information. Your survey responses will help us continue to improve how the university communicates with you. You also have the chance to win one of five $75 gift cards to the VolShop or one of ten UT–themed giveaway bags. Read more...

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UT Welcomes Fans to Final Home Football Game Saturday
UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for this year's final home football game. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EST for the Volunteers' game against the University of Missouri Tigers. Saturday is Senior Day, when seniors on the football team are honored for their contributions as student-athletes. The seniors will run through the "T" and join their families on the field for special recognition prior to kickoff. Read more...
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Big Orange Give: Support Developing Future Alumni Leaders Today

The Big Orange Give will help support the Developing Future Alumni Leaders initiative, which will involve alumni in strategic efforts to recruit and retain top students. The efforts will focus on creating more scholarships, mentorships, job shadowing opportunities, and programming for current and future students. An anonymous donor will be matching donations to the initiative. For more about the campaign, see the Big Orange Give website. Read more...

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50 Years Later The Rock Serves as Centerpiece of Expression
For 50 years, the Rock—a 97.5-ton hunk of Knox dolomite stone—has served as an iconic campus symbol. Most every day, and sometimes multiple times a day, individuals and groups paint the surface of the Rock, which sits in at the corner of Volunteer Boulevard and Pat Head Summitt Street, to express opinions or congratulations as well as other messages. These messages are seen by thousands each day who come to campus for classes or to visit. Read more...
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Geography Students to Host 'Taste of the World' for Campus Community Friday

Students in the Department of Geography are inviting the campus community to a free food tasting where they will learn about the many ways geography impacts the world on Friday, November 18. The "Taste of the World" event will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Frieson Black Cultural Center. It will feature food from various cultures around the globe. It is free and open to the public. Read more...

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UT’s Weekly Science Forum will Feature Daniela Corbetta and Infant Behavior

Daniela Corbetta will present “How Do Infants Learn to Reach for Objects?” at the Science Forum on Friday, November 18. Corbetta is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Infant Perception-Action Laboratory at UT. Her talk will highlight how research has contributed to this area of study. Read more...

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Announcements
UT versus KY Orange and Blue Blood Drive: Two days left! Read more...
UT Gardens Home Grown: Autumn Leaves Class Read more...

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Events
Zero Waste Workshop, 6-8 p.m. Tonight Read more...
Library-hosted Webinar on Gale Researcher and Artemis Primary Sources Tomorrow Read more...

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Congrats to McClung Public Speaking Contest Winners!

On Tuesday night, five communication studies students competed in the Charles J. McClung Public Speaking Contest, the largest event of its type in the Southeast. These students were selected to compete by their instructors, and then participated in a semi-final round to determine their eligibility for the McClung contest. Austin Buck received first place with his speech, "Women's Rights Around the World." Megan Vande Linda received second place her her speech, "Obstacles Faced by Developing African Countries." (Pictured left to right are Emily Graham, Jinna Free, Austin Buck, Carolee Mabe, and Megan Vande Linde.)

 
 
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