The Cultural Attractions Committee presents a concert by the Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars, 7:30 p.m. tonight in Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. Tickets are $5 for students, $15 for UT faculty and staff and $20 for the general public.
Dr. Katie High became Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success at The University of Tennessee effective Jan. 1, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Dr. Bob Levy. Levy retired Dec. 31, 2007, after more than 30 years of service to the university.
“Monsoon Wedding,” an award-winning 2001 film about romantic entanglements during a traditional Punjabi wedding in Delhi, will be the focus of Intercultural Intersections at 2 p.m. Sunday in Hodges Library Auditorium.
Peter Chyka, professor and associate dean of the University Of Tennessee College Of Pharmacy, wants people to learn from the past to shape the future. He plans to present his discussion, “Poisoning Tragedies of the Past Century: What Have We Learned?” at the weekly UT Science Forum, at noon this Friday, Jan. 25, in Thompson-Boling
The International House’s Global Hour discussion program will meet tonight to consider the latest economic news in the U.S. and how it impacts the world economy and the local economy here at UT. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. this evening in the International House. For more info call 974-4453.
UT, Tennessee State University and the National University of Lesotho have signed an agreement to help farmers in the African nation learn how to reduce agricultural soil erosion.
Twenty-five years after its founding, a joint research center in East Tennessee is taking on new growth and capabilities that will impact America’s energy and security future. The Joint Institute for Heavy Ion Research (JIHIR), founded in 1982, is a partnership between the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University.
A group of college students from Brazil is coming to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to experience and learn about American culture.
The University of Tennessee has formed the search committee which will identify candidates for the chancellor position at UT Knoxville. The 20-member committee will be chaired by Dr. Harry (Hap) McSween, distinguished professor of planetary sciences. Committee members include Knoxville faculty, staff, students, trustees, alumni and community leaders.