KNOXVILLE — Slovenian Ambassador Roman Kirn is visiting Knoxville this weekend to formally open the Slovene Consulate for Tennessee. He will visit UT Knoxville to share his thoughts and vision for the future of Slovenia from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center’s Toyota Auditorium. His speech, “Slovenia –
The lecture featuring Jack Prelutsky, the nation’s first Children’s Poet Laureate, which had been scheduled for 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, in West High School Auditorium, has been canceled due to the poet’s continuing health problems.
Last week, the New Norris House, an interdisciplinary project at UT, was delivered to its home site in Norris. This News Sentinel feature explores the house’s design influences from the past and plans for the future.
A UT Space Institute graduate has blasted off for space and is on his way to making history. Scott Kelly graduated with a master’s degree in aviation systems in 1996. Thursday, he and his two Russian cosmonaut colleagues lifted in Russia’s first all-digital Soyuz TMA-01M, according to AP reports. Scott is on a six-month mission
A veteran U.S. astronaut and 1996 UT Space Institute graduate has blasted off for the International Space Station, according to an AP/WVLT report. Scott Kelly and his two Russian cosmonaut colleagues lifted in Russia’s first all-digital Soyuz TMA-01M. In November, Kelly will become part of history when he meets his identical twin brother Mark on
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, hosted the second gubernatorial debate of the 2010 election on October 7, 2010. For a larger view, click any of the photos.
Studying abroad can make students more culturally aware, help them grow as people and allow them to see what the world has to offer. But how do students plan their study abroad programs and make all of the necessary arrangements? At UT Knoxville, students receive study abroad information and assistance through the Programs Abroad Office.
Representatives of the Optional Retirement Program providers will be on campus in the University Center beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, through Thursday, Oct. 14. In addition to their ongoing service to university faculty and staff, they will be following up on the recent ORP transition to provide information, answer questions and assist employees.
Doc Severinsen, the trumpet player and music director on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson, will visit the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, School of Music next week to talk about his career and play a couple of songs. “Trumpet Talk with Doc” begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in the Cox Auditorium in the