November 19, 2015

Retired Professor's Home is Honorary Slovenian Consulate

For Lydia Pulsipher, a retired UT geography professor, sharing her Slovenian culture is a way of life. Since 2010, Pulsipher has served as honorary consul of the Republic of Slovenia for Tennessee—and she's opened her home to serve as the consulate. The consulate also sponsors music and art exchanges. Currently an exhibition of traditional woodenware from Slovenia is on display at the Emporium Center. Read more...

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Final Vol Vision Feedback Forum Set for Friday

What differentiates UT Knoxville from other universities? Members of the Milestone Review Committee want to hear your thoughts about that question and others as part of the process for refreshing UT Knoxville's Vol Vision strategic plan. The final forum is 1:00–2:00 p.m. Friday, November 20, in Hodges Library Room 605. The committee will continue to solicit feedback about the working draft through mid-December. Read more...

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Supply Chain Forum Launches New Women's Initiative, Recognizes Industry Thought Leader

The Haslam College of Business's Supply Chain Forum, held November 11–12, included an inaugural reception for Nexxus, a program aimed at promoting gender diversity in the field. In addition, industry professional Kevin O'Marah was honored with a faculty fellowship. Read more...

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FUTURE Program Invites Public to Free Screening of Autism in Love

UT's FUTURE program, in partnership with Independent Lens and East Tennessee PBS, are presenting a screening of Autism in Love, which examines the everyday realities of autistic adulthood, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19, in Alumni Memorial Building Room 27. Read more...

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Donate Canned Goods for Game Winning Food Drive Competition

The third annual Game Winning Food Drive, a friendly competition between seven SEC schools, is officially under way. You can drop off canned food donations at TRECS and the Student Aquatic Center until November 30. Items will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank and other area food pantries. As of November 16, UT had collected 19,000 cans, including donations from last week's Homecoming Tower of Cans competition, providing approximately 12,375 meals to those in need. Read more...

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Announcements
Annual Kwanza Celebration is November 23 at Frieson Black Cultural Center Read more...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Reviews Norrell's Alex Haley Biography Read more...
College of Engineering's Spring Distinguished Lecture Series Set Read more...

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Events
Race to Nowhere: Film and Panel Discussion, 6:00 p.m. today Read more...
World AIDS Day Events, until 7:00 p.m. today Read more...
Science Forum: The Fascinating Biology of Birds of Prey, noon Friday Read more...

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