Intercultural Intersections, a new feature of the Ready for the World initiative, debuts at 2 p.m. Sunday with a screening of “Genghis Blues” in Hodges Library Auditorium.
Author, humorist and radio commentator Jim Hightower, known as an advocate for “just plain folks,” will speak at UT on Jan. 11. His lecture — entitled “Democracy Is Not a Quick Fix!” — begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Shiloh Room of the University Center.
UT’s Ewing Gallery is marking the 25th anniversary of the School of Art’s artist-in-residence program with an exhibit of works by former and current resident artists. The 2008 Artist-in-Residence Biennial opens Jan. 13 and runs through Feb. 10.
Students involved in Destination ImagiNation compete to solve “challenges.” This summer when they come to Knoxville for the Global Finals, these students could help scientists studying one of the most important health challenges facing youth today: obesity. Using a three-year $625,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a team of UT professors will study