Bing West, former assistant secretary of defense under President Ronald Reagan, will speak on campus on Tuesday, March 13. West, an author and blogger, will deliver a 5:00 p.m. lecture in the Hermitage Room of the University Center. A meet-and greet will be held at 4:00 p.m. All events are free and open to the
Two College of Law alumni with broad experience inside the Beltway will visit campus on Wednesday, March 14, to share their experiences. Chuck Fleischmann and Jo-Marie St. Martin will speak on “Inside Washington” at noon in Room 132 of the College of Law. The event is free and open to the public.
The campus’s third annual Research Week kicks off on Monday, March 26, highlighting undergraduate research and creative activities across campus. The highlight of the week is the Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement on Wednesday and Thursday in the University Center Ballroom. The week concludes with the Honors Symposium on Saturday, March 31, at
Eight teams of budding entrepreneurs will square off in the last session of “Vol Court” at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, on the seventh floor of the Stokely Management Center.
The UT Police Department is preparing for its first reaccreditation review and is asking the campus and surrounding community for input. Representatives from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, who are evaluating the department, will hold a public forum from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on April 4, in the Shiloh Room of the
The “Money Wall,” the line of automatic teller machines on the side of the University Center parking garage, will close as early as Wednesday in preparation for the demolition of the parking garage—the first step in the construction of a new Student Union.
The university will dedicate the Min H. Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters are invited to attend. Kao and other speakers will be available for interviews immediately following the dedication.
A renowned all-female string quartet that seeks to make classical music available to non-traditional audiences and underprivileged children will host a concert Friday, March 16, at UT Knoxville. The Ohio-based Cavani String Quartet will perform at 7:00 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building, Hall 32.
RecycleMania, the waste-reduction competition between colleges nationwide, continues at UT this week with one of the campaign’s most enjoyable events: Recyclympics. Recyclympics combines athletic prowess with plastics, paper, and cans to help spread awareness of campus recycling. The event begins at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Humanities Plaza outdoor amphitheater.
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that are making a difference in their world and the world around them. Andy Rogers, a 2011 graduate who majored in biochemistry and minored in theater, has found a way to combine these areas by creating a musical called “Andy and the Beats,” which focuses
UT’s spring break is set for March 19-23. Will you be traveling during this time? Please keep in mind some important information to help you return to campus safely, recharged and ready for the rest of the semester.