Start your trick or treating this weekend with a special Halloween treat from the UT Knoxville School of Music. The University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra will present “Halloween Spooktacular” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, in the James R. Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building.
The Under Secretary of the Air Force, Erin Conaton, recently honored six East Tennessee manufacturing companies for supporting the Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21) Executive Leadership Course. Conaton, in collaboration with the College of Business Administration’s Center for Executive Education at UT Knoxville, formally recognized the companies for helping the Air
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumnus Chris Whittle, founder and CEO of Edison Schools Inc., received an Accomplished Alumnus award from the university while on campus Oct. 21. The award program is sponsored by the UT Knoxville Office of Alumni Affairs.
University of Tennessee faculty, staff and students are invited to join UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and other campus administrators in a reception welcoming UT President-elect Joe DiPietro at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Haslam Business Building Atrium. Light refreshments will be served. UT’s Board of Trustees elected DiPietro as the 24th
Research grants and contracts continue their upward trend at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. External research funding increased to more than $188 million in fiscal year 2010, adding $10 million to last year’s total and setting an all-time high for the campus.
Students, faculty and staff at UT Knoxville who have been directly or indirectly affected by sexual assault or domestic violence will Take Back the Night at 6:30 p.m. today. Take Back the Night is the campus’ annual sexual assault awareness event and features a march across campus, a display of local and campus resources, a
Anne McGill-Franzen, education professor and director of the Reading Center in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, was interviewed for a Harvard Graduate School of Education podcast. She discussed the three-year study she conducted with fellow education professor, Richard Allington, that discovered a significant higher level of reading achievement in students who received
UT Distinguished Professor and supercomputer expert Jack Dongarra is quoted in this Wall Street Journal story on a new Chinese supercomputer poised to be named the fastest in the world. Dongarra discusses the computer’s power and possible U.S. reactions.
Jay Price, environmental coordinator, was interviewed by WATE-TV about Kimberly-Clark’s new tubeless toilet paper, set to be rolled out on Monday. Price discussed the environmental benefits of the new product. The University of Tennessee already uses tubeless toilet paper in some bathrooms.