UT Knoxville faculty, staff and students are invited to visit the kitchen classroom of the Culinary Institute and learn more about the program and its instructors such as Chef John Antun (pictured left). The institute will host an open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, and 10 a.m. to 2
Student organizations in the College of Social Work will once again collect coats for the Knox Area Rescue Ministries’ Coats for the Cold drive. The need is for children’s coats, large size coats and ‘trendy’ coats for youth and teens. The deadline to donate coats is Friday, Nov. 14.
Dixie Thompson, professor and head of the Exercise, Sport and Leisure Studies department, recently graduated from the 2008 class of the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute, held June 21-July 16 at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Penn. The Summer Institute, a 32-year partnership between Bryn Mawr College and Higher Education Resource Services (HERS), is the
Dan Feller, project director of The Papers of Andrew Jackson at UT Knoxville, talks with the Tennessean about how today’s political and economic environment compares to the one Andrew Jackson faced when he was elected in 1828.
Stay informed with UT’s new safety information hotline, SAFE line. When UT ALERT text-messaging is activated, a recorded message with details on the emergency will be available by calling (865) 656-SAFE. For more information on campus safety, visit http://safety.utk.edu.
University Studies’ Centripetals lecture series continues with a presentation by Emily Bivens of the UT School of Art, "I’ve Heard This Story Before: One Narrative Told Through Video, Installation and Writing," noon Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University Center Executive Dining Room.
Election Day may have heralded a milestone for diversity but many agree that the U.S. still faces significant challenges related to diversity. The issue will be discussed during a panel discussion entitled “Combating Discrimination: International, National and Regional Challenges for the Next Administration and Congress” from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in
At 23 Tom Mentzer was in line to run General Motors’ Parts Division in Detroit, a huge opportunity for any recent engineering grad. And although he had always excelled in his studies, Mentzer realized it wasn’t the moving parts but instead the movement of parts that fascinated him. "I was really more interested in how
The Culinary Institute at UT Knoxville is inviting the community to visit its kitchen classroom and learn more about the program. The institute will host an open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the UT Visitors Center at the
The license tag on Hap McSween’s red sports car says Meteor. "I think of it as a professional statement," says McSween, Distinguished Professor in UT’s Earth and Planetary Sciences and a man known for his boundless energy. "But my wife says it’s a warning to the highway patrol." With quiet intensity, McSween, who is a
As the holiday season nears, weight gain is weighing heavy on people’s minds. But you can do a lot to battle the bulge, and you can do it in an hour or less on your lunch break—without leaving campus.
Charlie Burchett, longtime UT Knoxville dean of students, died Sunday morning, Nov. 9, in Knoxville. Named dean of students in 1971, Burchett was a World War II combat veteran, former chair of the Knoxville Board of Education and the Knox County Library Board, and the father of Tennessee State Senator Tim Burchett. He served a