Martin — Science Olympiad state finals involving 16 Tennessee high school and junior high teams (240 students), demonstrating problem-solving applications of science, at
UT-Martin. Contact: Ken West, 901-587-7615.
Knoxville — ”Operation Health Check,” a free check of vital signs such as blood pressure, lung capacity and hearing, for UT-Knoxville students, faculty and staff, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., University Center Ballroom.
SATURDAY, April 4
Martin — Science Olympiad, UT-Martin.
MONDAY, April 6
Knoxville — Dr. Steven G. Fritz, East Tennessee State University history professor, discussing the Holocaust, 7 p.m., Hodges Library auditorium, UT-Knoxville. Contact: Carol Bell, 615-974-2225.
TUESDAY, April 7
Tullahoma — University of Tennessee Space Institute Support Council dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Andy Holt Industry-Student Center. Contact: Weldon Payne, 615-455-0631.
WEDNESDAY, April 8
Knoxville — The finance and executive committees of the University of Tennessee board of trustees meet in telephone conference call, 11:15 a.m., Room 721, Andy Holt Tower. Contact: Beauchamp Brogan, board of trustees secretary, 615-974-3245.
THURSDAY, April 9
Martin — Dr. Marilyn Kern-Foxworth, journalism professor at Texas A&M, discussing ”media, race and social change in America,” 7:30 p.m., Humanities Auditorium, UT-Martin. Contact: Ken West, 901-587-7615.
MONDAY, April 13
Martin — Warren Garst, chief wildlife photographer for TV’s ”Wild Kingdom” series for 25 years, lecturing on ”animals of the world,” 7:30 p.m., Humanities Auditorium, UT-Martin. Contact: Ken West, 901-587-7615.
WEDNESDAY, April 15
Tullahoma — Dr. Peter Gresshoff, who occupies UT-Knoxville’s chair of excellence in plant molecular genetics, will discuss the possibility that future Earth visitors from far-away planets might find themselves undergoing genetic testing methods developed at UT, 3 p.m., UT Space Institute. Contact: Weldon Payne, UTSI, 615-455-0631.