UT Knoxville is being honored again for its sustainability efforts. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy gave UT the Green Power Leadership Award for the campus’s commitment to advancing renewable energy.
David Buehler, professor of wildlife science in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, will speak at this week’s UT Science Forum lecture on two species of migrant songbirds with declining populations. His talk “Tennessee’s Warblers, Jewels of the Forest – Why They Are Vanishing” will begin at noon on Friday, Oct. 15, in Thompson-Boling
Is it hard for you to hear when someone whispers? Are you playing your music too loudly and worry your hearing is slowly fading? The Fourth annual Open House for Free Hearing Screenings can help. The event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, at Gate 9 of Neyland Stadium at
This Take Five for Education features advice for helping kids deal with bullies from Professor David Dupper of the College of Social Work at UT Knoxville. Dupper spent nearly 15 years working as a social worker in middle and high schools in Florida before his work in higher education. He’s written two books, numerous book
UT Knoxville’s priority application deadline — which incoming freshmen for the 2011-2012 academic year must meet to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program — is Nov. 1, less than a month away. The regular admissions deadline of Dec. 1 is also just around the corner.
Traditional and modern Chinese dance performers, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will create a theatrical feast for the public at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Clarence Brown Theatre at the UT Knoxville.
Poet, novelist and essayist Marge Piercy will read her poems and chat with the public next week in Knoxville. Piercy will hold several readings from her work “The Art of Blessing the Day: Poems of Ritual and Remembrance,” at different Knoxville locations Oct. 17-19.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites faculty and staff to attend the open sessions with the finalists for the president of the university system. Candidate forums will take place Tuesday and Wednesday Oct. 12 and 13, and will be webcast.