Adam Ross, celebrated journalist and novelist, will read from his work on Monday, January 28, as part of the Writers in the Library series on campus. The reading will be 7:00 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium It is free and open to the public. Ross’s first novel, Mr. Peanut, published in 2010, was a
The federal government is now text messaging smart phone consumers through their wireless carriers, regardless of whether they sign up for a notification system. People in other university communities have recently received these messages and confused them with their university’s emergency text message notification system. The federal messages are location-based and sent to people with
Sophomore Brock Ward wrote the play Homebound: A Play for Nobody in part about his own struggles with mental illness. In an interview with the Knoxville News Sentinel, Ward says he wants people to feel hope and know they’re not the only ones who feel the way they’re feeling. A staged reading of Ward’s play
The second of four finalists in the search for the associate provost and director of the Chancellor’s Honors and Haslam Scholars programs will visit campus Thursday and lead a forum for the campus community. Rhonda Phillips, associate dean of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, will lead the forum from 2:15 to 3:30
The places and people of Civil War Knoxville will be the subject of a new lecture series that kicks off Sunday, January 27, at the Frank H. McClung Museum. The third annual Civil War Lecture Series will explore topics from Civil War maps of East Tennessee to the first heavy artillery US Colored Troops. The
Turns out your first time really matters. Research conducted by Matthew Shaffer, a doctoral psychology student, reveals that the first sexual experience can set the tone for the rest of one’s sexual life. The study is published in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy and is the first to look at whether the circumstances
Alabama lampmussels were considered to be all but extinct when Gerry Dinkins and two other scientists discovered some in the Emory River in Morgan County, Tennessee. Dinkins is curator of malacology, or the study of mollusks, at the Frank H. McClung Museum. He’ll be talking about this discovery at the Science Forum on January 25.
UT has been selected to undergo a license review to ensure that Adobe software is being utilized in compliance with the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreements. As part of this review, all UT-purchased computers in both Windows and Mac environments will need to have software installation data gathered.