The University Studies Program’s Centripetals monthly luncheon series continues at noon Thursday, Oct. 30 in the University Center Executive Dining Room with a presentation by Greer Litton Fox of UT’s Child and Family Studies department on "Families and Money: Wealth, Poverty and Well-being."
Jan King, a regional coordinator for the UT College of Social Work Office of Research and Public Service (SWORPS), was presented the Outstanding Member Award by the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children at the organization’s 2008 state conference in Nashville.
Knoxville area faculty and staff are invited to an employees-only event to celebrate the opening of the new home to the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, 4 – 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29. The new center is located on the corner of Cumberland Avenue and Melrose Place.
This Saturday’s Pre-Game Faculty Showcase, "Iran and Iraq in Historical Perspective: Shaping National Identities," features Palmira Brummett, professor of history. She will discuss the historical foundations of Iranian and Iraqi national identity.
Chancellor’s Professor Joy DeSensi found her passions early in life: music and sports. She started out to be a classical pianist and still plays the 1931 piano given to her by her grandfather, who ran an Italian bakery in the working class "Hill" district of Pittsburgh. She also excelled in a completely different field –
A recent review of university procurement card transactions and a risk assessment of the Procurement Card Program have shown that the university faces a medium level of risk in the program in the areas of fraud, waste and regulatory violations.
They explore the planets. Dredge remote tropical lakes for clues about the past. Make us ask tough questions about – of all things – sports. They’re experts in logistics, in the world of online publishing, and the mysteries of nanoscale materials science. They find ways to break through redtape so that at-risk children get sorely
The Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville will feature a taste of Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Italy Oct. 20-22. The café will be will open only Monday through Wednesday due to the fall meeting of the UT Board of Trustees.
UT Knoxville honors seven senior faculty members today as members of the inaugural class of Chancellor’s Professors — the university’s highest permanent academic honor. Those selected for this new honor embody UT’s mission as a land-grant institution: to teach, conduct research and serve.
Reminder: The inaugural class of UT Knoxville Chancellor’s Professors will be announced at a reception at 2:30 p.m. today at the University Center Plaza. This new designation is the highest permanent academic honor bestowed upon faculty by UT Knoxville.
Reminder: The Ready for the World Café features Asian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food today but is operating on a short schedule. Due to the Board of Trustees meetings this week, the café will be closed tomorrow.