The College of Communication and Information at UT Knoxville will celebrate the completion of its auditorium renovation and the achievement of a major fundraising goal at a luncheon event Friday, April 1. The event is set for 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium, located on the third floor of the Communications Building at Circle Park.
UT Knoxville is participating in the “2011 Great Colleges to Work For” survey administered by ModernThink, LLC. Sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the survey will be sent to all UT Knoxville full- and part-time faculty members, administrators and exempt staff. The survey will complement a system-wide employee engagement survey which will be conducted
Kelly Nicholas, a senior at Oak Ridge High School who has earned gold in her past two Science Olympiad events, will take on three categories this year: astronomy, fossils and experimental design. Thirty-six middle and high school teams from across the state will compete in the Tennessee Science Olympiad State Tournament on Saturday April 2
UT Knoxville is in its final week of Recyclemania and has overtaken its opponent Florida in per-capita recycling. To date, UT Knoxville has recycled a cumulative total of 7.89 pounds per person, while Florida has recycled a cumulative total of 7.36 pounds per person.
It may only be March, but UT Knoxville is looking ahead to summer and an expanded summer school program. Since 2006, UT summer school enrollment has been fairly steady at about 5,700 undergraduates. The goal is to increase this number by 20 percent this summer. Two groups of students are being targeted: incoming, first-year students
In the Cherokee language, “anadasgisi” means “they are gathering.” The Native American Student Association (NASA) and UT Knoxville are hosting “Anadasgisi – The Gathering of International Natives,” a traditional powwow featuring performers from across the globe on April 8 and 9 at various locations around UT campus.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Gregory Button wrote an op-ed for Counterpunch entitled “Informational Uncertainty in the Wake of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis.” The piece discusses the reasons and ramifications of why public officials withhold or manipulate information during times of tragedy.
Four parts Italian, two parts Greek and a dash of Americana: That’s the recipe for “delicious” at the Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville for the week of March 28-31. The menu includes tomato and feta salad, chicken marsala (wine and mushroom sauce), Italian fish fillets, meat lasagna, moussaka (Greek meat and eggplant