November 28, 2016

Grad Student to Help Organize International Symposium on Green Chemistry
A UT doctoral candidate will have a hand in organizing an international event on sustainable science. Roberto Federico-Perez was chosen to help coordinate the 2017 International Symposium on Green Chemistry, which aims to change deeply held practices in the field of chemistry. Read more...
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Wall Street Journal Reviews Stucke's Book Published by Harvard

Maurice Stucke, a professor in the College of Law, recently co-authored a book published by the Harvard University Press. The book, Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy, is available now at bookstores and online booksellers. The book has been reviewed by The Wall Street Journal and the Yale School of Management’s Barry Nalebuff for Science Magazine. Read more...

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WUOT Interviews Kallet about the Healing Power of Words
Marilyn Kallet, a Knoxville poet and professor of English, recently spoke with WUOT 91.9 FM about the healing power of words and what she has learned from watching others discover it. Read more...
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Heart for Haiti Brings Student and Alumnus Together

On Oct. 4, Hurricane Matthew swept through Haiti, killing more than 1,000 Haitians and destroying much of the islanders’ way of life. Andrew Tarsi, a second-year Master of Landscape Architecture student, is working with Stacy Cox, president of Studio Four Design in Knoxville and a 1993 architecture graduate, to design a kitchen pavilion for a village that took a hit during the hurricane. If all goes well, Tarsi’s design will be built under Cox’s direction by a local ministry next spring. Read more...

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Office Story: The M&M Collector Who Doesn’t Like M&Ms
Splashes of red, green, yellow, blue, and orange line the walls, shelves, and door of Teresa Gheen's office in the Kingston Pike Building. “I collect M&Ms because they are colorful and cheerful,” said Gheen, an administrative specialist. Read more...
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UT Professor to Give Global Security Lecture November 29
Matt Buehler, assistant professor of political science, will give a Global Security Lecture at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, in Room 205 of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Doctoral student Mehdi Ayari will join him in the presentation, which will explain the impact of authoritarian coalitions on Tunisia and explore the authoritarian influence on retaining Tunisian governmental ministers and other ruling elite. Read more...
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The Ryan McDonald and Colt Jones Memorial Toy Drive Through Dec. 12 Read more...
Native American Heritage Month Film Screening-American Indian Comedy Slam Tomorrow Read more...

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UT Jazz for Tots, 7 p.m. Tonight Read more...
Winter Choral Concert, 8 p.m. Tomorrow Read more...

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