Two UT students, Scott Boughton and Ryan Copeland, were walking home from the library late one evening when they saw a woman and young man struggling for her purse. They corralled the young would-be purse snatcher and another suspect and held them until police arrived. The UT Police Department has honored Boughton and Copeland for
"Week of the Woman" continues with The Clothesline Project, on display at the University Center Plaza, 10 am-3 pm today, and the annual "Take Back the Night" march, 6:30 pm tonight, beginning and ending in the University Center Ballroom. Sponsored by the Women’s Coordinating Council of the Central Program Council.
Five UT faculty members have received Fulbright scholarships for 2007-2008. They are: Detelin Elenkov, management, who will travel to Bulgaria; Catherine Luther, journalism & electronic media, who will travel to Japan; Kurt Piehler, history, who will travel to Japan; Jon Shefner, sociology, who will travel to Ecuador; and David Tompkins, history, who will travel to
Robert Lang, physicist, engineer and one of the world’s foremost origami artists, will give a lecture and lead two workshops Oct. 25-26. Lang is known as a pioneer in computational origami, and his creations have been displayed all over the world.
Despite a 1998 settlement designed to limit the marketing of smokeless tobacco to youth, the message is still getting out, according to a study led by a UT advertising professor.
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and former director of President Bill Clinton’s economic transition team, will speak at UT on Oct. 19. The inaugural speaker for the First Tennessee Foundation Distinguished MBA Speaker Series, Reich’s lecture will begin at 3 p.m. in Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The event is free and open to the