December 9, 2016

Four UT Students Receive Council on International Educational Exchange Grants
Four students have been awarded a combined total of $35,000 in grants from the Council on International Educational Exchange to help fund their participation in upcoming programs. Read more...
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Brown Wins National Critical Criminologist of 2016 Award
Michelle Brown, an associate professor of sociology, has worked with community organizers, activist scholars, and artists who seek to push back against mass incarceration and advocate for alternatives. Because of her work in the growing field of critical criminology, Brown was named the 2016 Critical Criminologist of the Year by the American Society of Criminology. Read more...
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Parker Returning to Tickle College of Engineering from NSF Role
Faculty member Lynne Parker, who has been working with the National ̍Science Foundation in Washington, DC, for the past two years, is moving back to Knoxville to become associate dean for faculty affairs and engagement in the Tickle College of Engineering. Read more...
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Thompson-Boling Arena Renovations to Begin in January
UT is set to begin a new phase of renovations at Thompson-Boling Arena in January, most notably overhauling locker room facilities used for athletic and special events at the thirty-year-old riverfront venue. Read more...
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Nominations for Angie Warren Perkins Award 2017

The Commission for Women requests nominations for the Angie Warren Perkins Award, to be presented at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet held each spring. The award, named for the first dean of women at the university, will honor a woman who has made outstanding contributions to university governance or administration. Nominations must be received by January 19, 2017. Read more...

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Reuters, Voice of America Feature Hu Research
Reuters interviewed Yingjie Hu, assistant professor of geography, about an algorithm he helped develop to improve the online mapping of disaster areas. Voice of America also picked up the Reuters story and featured Hu's research on its website. Read more...
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Announcements
Open Forum for UTIA Chancellor Finalist Alan Sams, 2:45 p.m. Today Read more...
Undergraduate Commencement, 4 p.m. Today Read more...

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Events
Christmas Carol at Clarence Brown Theatre, Multiple Weekend Performances Read more...
McClung Museum Stroller Tour "Tweeting Away," 10-11 a.m. Monday Read more...

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